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Welcome to ORWO UK

A brand of excellence in black and white film. 

ORWO produces a wide range of high quality photographic film products at its factory in Wolfen, Germany, on the site where motion picture film has been manufactured since 1910. ORWO continues innovative development in film technology, which has been a feature of the brand since 1964.

As leading producers of black and white motion picture film, FilmoTec market ORWO products worldwide. These are renowned by their many customers for their technical excellence. FilmoTec meets the highly demanding specialised needs for the expert work of filmmakers, artists, archives, laboratories, post-production houses, film producers and studios.

Currently, the ORWO range of black and white film products incorporates negative film for motion picture production, duplicating film, print film, sound recording film, and film leaders for the processing and distribution businesses as well as film archives. Other technically acclaimed products include stocks for the Security Industry, holographic film solutions for personal and product identification, and film for traffic surveillance under the ORWO brand.

FilmoTec further provide a range of support services for inspecting mechanical, optical and photographic facilities and equipment.

Although these pages contain comprehensive information about our products and services, we supplement this with personal technical support to our professional customers.


Mr. James Holcombe
13 Alexandra Road
BA11 1LU

+44 (0)7548 125 450

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