ABOUT US

125 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

A family-run milling company for over 125 years, Hemelter Mühle is managed by Dr Franz Cordesmeyer in the third generation and Jan Cordesmeyer in the fourth generation.

We are a strong partner for artisan and industrial bakers as well as the starch industry. Customers enjoy our full support, commitment and expertise.

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Locations:Rheine and Spelle
Number of employees:93 employees
Trainees and dual students:9 millers, 1 industrial management assistant, 2 dual students
Milled quantity 2017:around 344,000 metric tonnes of wheat, rye, spelt
Turnover 2017:around €83 million
Customer base:artisan bakers, industrial bakers, wheat starch factories, feed manufacturers
Grain delivery:by ship, rail and lorry
Storage capacities:around 30,000 metric tonnes of grain and around 5,000 metric tonnes of flour

HISTORY

Around 1500

The mill on the Hemelter Bach in Rheine has been around for about 500 years.

1892

Heinrich Cordesmeyer buys the Hemelter Mühle in Rheine for his son Franz Cordesmeyer. The Hemelter Mühle is owned and operated by a miller family for the first time.

1943

Franz Cordesmeyer hands over the Hemelter Mühle to his son Dr Hubert Cordesmeyer.

1985

Dr Hubert Cordesmeyer hands over the Hemelter Mühle to his son Dr Franz Cordesmeyer. The company continues to grow.

1996

Hemelter Mühle takes over the Gdańsk mills and warehouses in Poland.

2002

A new, modern production plant opens in the port of Spelle-Venhaus.

2006

A majority holding in the Lower Silesian mill works near Wroclaw increases involvement in Poland.

2013

The Spelle plant expands with a 2nd production line with large grain and flour silos. Jan Cordesmeyer becomes managing director in the 4th generation.

2016

The railway line to the mill in Spelle opens.

LOGISTICS

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REACHING OUR GOALS TOGETHER

Our continuous improvement process (CIP) not only encompasses procurement and production management but logistics, too. We have our own professional team of drivers and deliver the bulk of our flours with our own silo vehicles.

Our promise to our customers:

  • personal service
  • on-time delivery
  • qualified drivers
  • state-of-the-art fleet of vehicles

Do you have any questions? Then please don’t hesitate to contact us!

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