We are a family-run company with 25 years of experience in sound insulation and have consistently orientated ourselves on quality

  • We develop, produce and supply highly-effective acoustic and thermal shielding products from a single source.

  • Our experienced engineers and Product Manager are always there to assist during the development of your individual product.

  • Certificates verify that the entire HAPPICH GmbH is orientated towards internationally-standardised quality and environment standards and that their implementation has been confirmed in practical application.

  • Our group of companies has supplied the automotive industry with high-tech products for sound insulation for over 25 years now.

  • Our Logistics is adapted to the individual requirements, and equipped with ultra-modern information and warehouse technology.

  • The technologies from the automotive industry and the resulting synergic effects with our further developments form the basis for the architectural acoustics


  • PAPSILENT has been a registered brand of HAPPICH GmbH for 25 years now. Our company was founded in 1924. You can trust in our good brand quality and profit from it.

  • Innovation, advancement, development and years of experience have been put into our PAPSILENT brand insulation underlays. We are manufacturers and developers and can therefore cater for any individual customer requirements.

  • PAPSILENT represents the continuously high quality of the insulation underlays and is characterised by its durability.

For whom?

Our range of offers is orientated towards: wholesale and specialist trade, flooring manufacturers of all materials, architects, planning offices, property developers and building owners.

Your advantages

  • Short work paths, fast delivery. Because our central warehouse is located directly next to our production facility, we are able to develop, produce and supply large quantities quickly and reliably.

  • PAPSILENT insulation underlays can be used with any floor coverings: under parquet, laminate, vinyl and design flooring but also under stone and ceramic floors.

  • Our PAPSILENT insulation underlays fulfil the highest requirements on room acoustics. Footfall and walking sounds are minimised. Rooms become quiet – PAPSLIENT creates quality of life.

  • We offer ideal solutions for construction projects with high requirements, e.g. for floor heatings.

  • In the case of rooms with lower floor heights available (instead of ceiling heights), we also offer the best footfall and walking sound insulation in paper-thin insulation underlays.

  • Our expert will support and advise you. In this way, you will find the right product for your purposes in our PAPSILENT portfolio.

Our production

Our insulation underlays are developed and produced in Nýrany near Pilsen in the Czech Republic – on one of the most modern extrusion systems available

  • The output quantity totals 3,000 kg per hour. The ultra-modern process technology facilitates the production of products with unique acoustic properties.

  • Due to our short changeover procedures, we are able to offer you a high level of system flexibility, which makes the production of very different products possible within a short space of time.

  • In addition to insulation underlays made from one material, we produce high-quality combination products made from different materials. In this way we bundle the advantages of the different properties into a single product.

Individual production

Should a customer request it, we offer our PAPSILENT insulation underlays with individual dimensions in different colours, qualities, surfaces and designs.

  • Our insulation underlays can be equipped with metallized foils in silver, gold or other colours.

  • We can offer you underlays featuring all types of aesthetic design foils, textile yarn fabrics and felts.

  • Structured surfaces and diverse prints (logo) are possible at any time on customer request.

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PAPSILENT Product advantages

The product advantages v to conventional insulation underlays.

Standard insulation underlays
  • cost-efficient quality for standard requirements
  • the best price-performance ratio
  • outstanding noise reduction
  • universal application forall floorings

Premium insulation underlays
  • extremely high noise reduction
  • damage to the top flooring due to residual moisture is avoided
  • ideal for rooms with underfloor heating systems
  • universal application for all floorings

Special insulation underlays
  • with excellent product characteristics
  • special underlay for rooms with vinyl and design floors
  • special underlay for rooms with tiles
  • special underlay for rooms with parguet and laminate

Tested quality

These certificates were issued by TÜV Rheinland, a member of Germany’s independent Technical Supervision Association, to certify that HAPPICH GmbH is run in its entirety in conformity with internationally recognised quality and environmental standards and that proof was furnished that these standards are being implemented in HAPPICH’s business routines.

The following awards were granted to all PAPSILENT insulation underlays:

We recommend our acoustic underlay products with low-emission, marked with the Blue Angel.

The „Blue Angel“ eco-label from german federal government certifies protection for the consumers and the environment.

According to the VOC, this regulation concerning the construction products emissions are classified and identified. All PAPSILENT underlay insulation received the highest rating A + and received the approval of the German Institute for Construction Engineering (DIBt).