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60 years of experience

in research, development and production of polyolefine films decorate RKW. In 1957, Jakob Müller founded the Rheinische Kunststoffwerke GmbH in Worms (Germany).

The company has been expanding internationally since the 1960’s. Since the end of the 1990’s, RKW has grown through acquisitions in the USA, Vietnam, etc..

20 locations

of the RKW Group, including our headquarters in Frankenthal, are in Germany, Belgium, Finland, France, Sweden, USA, Egypt and Vietnam.

3,000 people

work for the RKW Group around the world. Get to know some of them!

378,000 tonnes of PE and PP

(Polyethylene and Polypropylene) are processed annually by our teams with advanced machines and technologies to films, nonwovens and nets.

€ 905 million sales

were generated in 2017



100 percent

family-owned. The owners of RKW do not just promote the global growth of RKW but also a strong and reliable corporate culture.