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The RKW-Group
The RKW-Group is a globally-active company that manufactures films and nonwovens.

Innovative Products
The RKW-Group offers different products for a variety of applications.

As one of Europe's leading manufacturers of films and nonwovens ...

Worldwide Presence
RKW looks for opportunities and profitable growth throughout the world


  • 15.07.2014

    Half a Century of Company History – RKW Petersaurach Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

    Open House Day at the Town’s Largest Employer

    Petersaurach, July 14, 2014 – On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, one of the largest film manufacturers in the region, RKW SE Petersaurach, held an Open Day last Saturday, July 12. Visitors were offered a rich and varied program with interesting behind-the-scenes insights into the production of plastics.

    How does a printing machine work? What is...

  • 13.06.2014

    Patricia Featherstone re-elected to the Chair of the Edana Board of Governors

    12 June, 2014 – Brussels – EDANA, the Association Serving the Nonwovens and Related Industries, has announced its renewed Board of Governors for 2014-2016. The Board was elected by Association members via electronic voting or by those present at the Annual General Meeting, held today in Brussels, Belgium.

    Patricia Featherstone (RKW) has been re-elected Chair of the Board of Governors of Edana....

  • 05.06.2014

    CEO Roland Roth joins Supervisory Board of the RKW Group – Harald Biederbick is new CEO of the Executive Management Board

    Bundling activities in three divisions

    Frankenthal, June 5, 2014 – Roland Roth, CEO of the RKW Group is joining the Supervisory Board. As of July 1, 2014 Harald Biederbick will be the new CEO of the Executive Management Board. Aside from the personnel changes, the RKW Group is also undergoing a restructuring of its organization: Bundling the activities in three divisions is designed to ensure an...

  • 22.05.2014

    Unseburg Plant of Biofol Film Now Part of the RKW Group

    Frankenthal, May 21, 2014 – RKW has successfully taken over the business operations of Biofol Film GmbH following approval by the German Anti-Trust Commission. With this acquisition of a subsidiary of the WKI Group, RKW can now further expand its product portfolio in the agriculture and construction sectors.

    “This acquisition brings us one step closer to the objective of further strengthening our...

  • 19.05.2014

    RKW Wasserburg: Setting the Highest Standards for 50 Years

    Since its very beginning, the Wasserburg plant has specialized in the development and production of polyethylene and polypropylene films. Today, the focus is on applications in the area of Hygiene and Medical, industrial packaging films and films for technical applications. With 50 years of experience, the location is now a market leader in the Hygiene and Medical sector.

    The foundation of...