HEMP IS THE FUTURE

THINK HEMP

THINK HEMP

THINK HEMP FOR A
GREENER FUTURE

FOR A GREENER FUTURE

FOR A GREENER FUTURE

FOR A GREENER FUTURE

THINK HEMP

FOR A GREENER FUTURE

Our vision is to revitalize industrial hemp as a raw material more strongly than ever before. Farmhus GmbH acts as a hemp competence center, which enables the diverse uses of industrial hemp from a single source, “Made In Germany”!

We process the entire plant in order to enable as many areas of application as possible. With the cultivation and holistic utilization of industrial hemp, we are taking concrete steps towards a more environmentally friendly future and paving healthy paths for future generations. We guarantee cannabinoid-rich products in the food and pharmaceutical sector from certified cultivation with the highest purity and transparency! In addition, we supply  high-quality fibers from hemp for the production of textiles and materials in order to make the regional origin of clothing, upholstery and plastic substitute materials a new reality in German and European industry!

Our vision is to revitalize industrial hemp as a raw material more strongly than ever before. Farmhus GmbH acts as a hemp competence center, which enables the diverse uses of industrial hemp from a single source, “Made In Germany”!

We process the entire plant in order to enable as many areas of application as possible. With the cultivation and holistic utilization of industrial hemp, we are taking concrete steps towards a more environmentally friendly future and paving healthy paths for future generations. We guarantee cannabinoid-rich products in the food and pharmaceutical sector from certified cultivation with the highest purity and transparency! In addition, we supply  high-quality fibers from hemp for the production of textiles and materials in order to make the regional origin of clothing, upholstery and  plastic substitute materials a new reality in German and European industry!

OUR Team

Dr. Heinz Friedrich Schönleber - CEO

Co-founder & Agricultural entrepreneur

Heinz Schönleber has been an agricultural entrepreneur since 1990 and heads the Schönleber Group.
He cooperates with numerous research institutions in the fields of soil protection, renewable energies, breeding as well as textile and material refinement of hemp. He has been cultivating hemp as a crop on an industrial scale for three years and conducts research and development in the areas of harvesting technology, further processing and product refinement.

Jan Kerkel - CEO

Co-founder & Pharma engineer MBA

Jan Kerkel is an electrical engineer, certified pharmaceutical engineer and holds a degree in MBA with focus on general management. He has 7 years of experience in building companies, is founder of four own companies and is characterized by innovation thinking and customer orientation.
His focus is on product development, research projects in the field of sustainability and the full utilization of the useful plant hemp.

Jan Kerkel - CEO

Co-founder & Pharma engineer MBA

Jan Kerkel is an electrical engineer, certified pharmaceutical engineer and holds a degree in MBA with focus on general management. He has 7 years of experience in building companies, is founder of four own companies and is characterized by innovation thinking and customer orientation.
His focus is on product development, research projects in the field of sustainability and the full utilization of the useful plant hemp.

Stephan Weissenbach

CFO

Stephan Weißenbach started his own business in 2001. He is responsible building various companies in the hotel and gastronomy business. His business activity has expanded into various areas in the past twenty years; Always focusing on the development of products and concepts through the eyes of the target groups and the requirement of sustainability.

Bernhard Lindner

Expert

After 15 years of experience in the production of conventional cotton knitwear, Bernhard Lindner has specialized in the processing of hemp. He is engaged in the development of technologies for the cultivation of Hungarian fiber hemp varieties and is leading the establishment of a full-scale production in Hungary.

Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Paulitz

Expert

Jürgen Paulitz has been active in the fields of research, design, manufacturing preparation, production and plant engineering for more than 25 years. In cooperation with farmers, industrial companies and research institutions, he develops new technologies for harvesting and processing native bast fiber plants with the aim of sustainable and efficient material use of industrial hemp.

André Hüllmann

Expert

André Hüllmann, M.Sc., born in 1987, studied mechanical engineering at Chemnitz University of Technology and has been working as a research assistant with Prof. Michael Gehde in the field of plastics technology since 2016. Specialization in the field of joining technology, especially ultrasonic and infrared welding.

Bernhard Lindner

Expert

After 15 years of experience in the production of conventional cotton knitwear, Bernhard Lindner has specialized in the processing of hemp. He is engaged in the development of technologies for the cultivation of Hungarian fiber hemp varieties and is leading the establishment of a full-scale production in Hungary.

Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Paulitz

Expert

Jürgen Paulitz has been active in the fields of research, design, manufacturing preparation, production and plant engineering for more than 25 years. In cooperation with farmers, industrial companies and research institutions, he develops new technologies for harvesting and processing native bast fiber plants with the aim of sustainable and efficient material use of industrial hemp.

Stephan Weissenbach

CFO

Stephan Weißenbach started his own business in 2001. He is responsible building various companies in the hotel and gastronomy business. His business activity has expanded into various areas in the past twenty years; Always focusing on the development of products and concepts through the eyes of the target groups and the requirement of sustainability.

André Hüllmann

Expert

André Hüllmann, M.Sc., born in 1987, studied mechanical engineering at Chemnitz University of Technology and has been working as a research assistant with Prof. Michael Gehde in the field of plastics technology since 2016. Specialization in the field of joining technology, especially ultrasonic and infrared welding.

Eliza Weitzel

Working student | Business Development Manager

Eliza Weitzel is a bachelor's student of business studies with a focus on technology and management. During her studies, she gained experience in numerous volunteer positions in public relations and marketing with a focus on social media. Activities as an intern in the fields of strategy, business development and innovation management placed her focus on strategic management and sustainable product development. Eliza describes herself as an out-of-the-box thinker with a high level of focus and openness to create sustainable innovation. As the newest team member of FARMHUS, she is responsible for building brand awareness.

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From mid-April, Michael Augustin's hemp seed is put into the ground with the seed drill. Farmer Heinz-Friedrich Schönleber is now hoping for rain so that the seeds will germinate. © Dietmar Thomas

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