RKW at IDEA in Boston, USA, May 3-5, 2016, Booth #1635

RKW Presents High-quality Sustainable Films and Nonwovens at IDEA 2016

Frankenthal, Germany, April 15, 2016 - At booth #1635 the RKW Group showcases an assortment of film and nonwoven solutions dedicated for the hygiene market, in particular for personal care applications. This is also the first tradeshow for the RKW Group in North America to exhibit with a refreshed logo and its new corporate slogan "When excellence matters".

RKW North America, situated in Franklin, Kentucky, manufactures a range of premium technical and hygiene films, including the well-known Hyfol® back-sheet films for the babycare, adult incontinence and feminine hygiene markets.  Ultra-soft and discreet, Hyfol® lends itself naturally to sustainability goals, offering striking opportunities for weight reduction. Customers across North America value the benefits that this unique film brings to their business and consumers.

During the 3-day event, customers and visitors alike will be welcomed by a global team of experts happy to discuss all challenges and to explore the other brands available in the group.  From HyCareTM, HyPore® and Aptra® in the range of breathable films and laminates, to RKW HyJet®, the company's unique hydro-entangled spunbond nonwoven, visitors will find a wealth of opportunities for innovation and success.

The show will also serve as the first public launch on an exhibition in the United States of the new RKW logo and its slogan, "When excellence matters".  

Emphasizing the company's objective of consistently providing its customers with the highest quality products and services, Patricia Featherstone, Director Marketing & Communications Hygiene & Industrial, says "RKW is proud of its record and reputation as a reliable business partner. The IDEA 2016 show is a great platform to meet with current and future North American customers in the world of hygiene, who benefit from expertise that has grown up over 60 years. "

Meet the RKW team at IDEA 2016: Booth #1635

The RKW Group

The RKW Group is an independent, family-owned company headquartered in Frankenthal, Germany and one of the world's foremost manufacturers of excellent film solutions. RKW is the market leader in the areas of hygiene and agricultural films, films for the beverage industry and packaging for powdery goods. In addition, the company makes films and nonwovens for medical applications, for the chemical and converting industries as well as for the construction sector. RKW's sustainable films enable its customers to improve the daily life of consumers all over the world.

In the fiscal year 2015, RKW generated total sales of EUR 953 million. About 3,000 employees process over 405,000 tonnes of plastic materials at more than 20 locations around the world. True to the corporate slogan "When excellence matters", the company, which was founded in 1957, offers outstanding performance in terms of quality and service. Respect and reliability are the core values of RKW and form the basis of the company's success.  

Press Contact

Patricia Featherstone
Director Marketing & Communications Hygiene & Industrial
Rue de Renory, 499
4030 Liège/ Belgium
+32 4 3498665