RKW HydroSpun Celebrates its Tenth Anniversary

Board Member Dr. Manfred Bracher thanks the approximately 30 Site employees for their 10 years at RKW HydroSpun.

General Manager Ludger Kuhn opened the family event.

RKW HydroSpun Part of the RKW Group Since 2007

Halberstadt, August 21, 2017 – To mark its tenth anniversary of becoming a part of the RKW Group, the RKW HydroSpun Site thanked its employees with a family day. Together with General Manager Ludger Kuhn, RKW Board Member Dr. Manfred Bracher expressed his thanks to around 30 employees at the Site.

How are nonwovens made and what are they used for? At the family day in Halberstadt on August 19, relatives and friends of the workforce had the opportunity to look behind the scenes and to participate in a tour of the nonwovens plant. And for all visitors there was a lavish barbeque buffet and refreshments along with a Bouncy Castle for the children.

The manufacturer of high-performance nonwovens was founded in Halberstadt in 2005 and became an independent subsidiary of the RKW Group in 2007. Thanks to its innovative technology, the Site can manufacture hydroentangled as well as thermobonded spunbond nonwovens on one production line.

Customized solutions are a specialty of RKW HydroSpun. The experienced workforce is specialized on RKW HyJet® nonwovens technology and convinces customers with unqualified perfection in the development and production of its nonwovens.

“As pioneers of the inline production of hydroentangled spunbond nonwovens, we continuously invest in the further development of our products and thus the future of our Site” says Ludger Kuhn, General Manager of RKW HydroSpun. “RKW stands for flexibility and first-class quality products, and our customers expect nonwoven solutions which perfectly satisfy their specific requirements”.

Companies in the automotive, construction, furniture, hygiene, agriculture and many other industries rely on the products and services of RKW HydroSpun.

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 2016, RKW generated total sales of EUR 902 million. About 3,000 employees process 380,000 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

RKW HydroSpun GmbH
Mareike Holzner
Osttangente 17
38820 Halberstadt | Germany
T +49 6233 8709 137
mareike.holzner@rkw-group.com