RKW Receives P&G’s “External Business Partner of the Year Award”

From left: Klaus Hering, VP Sales & Business Development Hygiene & Industrial, RKW CEO Harald Biederbick, Claudia Sack, Director Sales Hygiene Europe, and Dr. Manfred Bracher, RKW Board Member

P&G Recognizes its Top Global Suppliers

Frankenthal (Germany), February 12, 2019 - RKW has won the P&G "External Business Partner of the Year Award" for 2018 in the Baby Care category. By honoring RKW with this prestigious award, Procter & Gamble recognizes the contribution that RKW makes to the growth of its business.

Procter & Gamble recognized its top-performing external business partners for their outstanding contributions to its global supply network transformation during a summit in Cincinnati, Ohio on February 5th, RKW was selected as the leading supplier in the Baby Care category for 2018.

Serving both the Baby Care and Feminine Hygiene categories, RKW is a global supplier to P&G. With the award, P&G acknowledges that RKW's partnership is important to the growth of its business.

In reply to P&G's address to its key suppliers at the ceremony, RKW CEO Harald Biederbick says, "Our company is founded on the values of Respect and Reliability. Partnership and trust are the basis of our business success and allow us to build lasting sustainable business relationships. These values are reflected in this prestigious award, for which I thank P&G on behalf of the whole team."

Dr. Manfred Bracher, RKW Executive VP, adds, "With an expanding global footprint and significant investments over recent years to support growth of our business with P&G, we are proud to be able to offer the quality and service that our customer expects of a top supplier."

For more information about RKW, please visit: www.rkw-group.com.

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 2017, RKW generated total sales of EUR 905 million. About 3,000 employees process 378,000 tonnes of plastic materials at 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.

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