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On these pages you will find all RKW Group current press releases as well as news from the past months.

  • Jun 04 RKW Celebrates Anniversary with Site Opening for Relatives

    40 Years of Film Production in Nordhorn

    Frankenthal (Germany), June 04, 2019 - On May 25, 2019, the RKW Site in Nordhorn celebrated its 40th anniversary with a festive day for employees and their families. The production Site for plastic films with about 150 employees opened the factory gates for approximately 500 guests and celebrated its anniversary. RKW Nordhorn was established in 1979 and has...

  • Jun 03 RKW Board Member Dr. Manfred Bracher Resigns

    Frankenthal (Germany), June 3, 2019 - Dr. Manfred Bracher, Member of RKW's Executive Management Board, will resign from his position, effective June 30, 2019, to pursue new professional opportunities. The Supervisory Board has accepted Dr. Bracher's request for early termination. In the past years, Dr. Manfred Bracher has made a significant contribution to the growth of RKW's international...

  • May 02 RKW Wins the Ontex 'Partner of the Year' Award for 'Excellence in Sustainability 2019'

    RKW's Efforts in Sustainability Recognized by Major Customer

    Frankenthal (Germany), May 02, 2019 - At a prestigious ceremony in Brussels on April 25, 2019, Ontex Global honored the exceptional performance of the RKW Group on all aspects of sustainability during the course of the past year. The Excellence in Sustainability 2019 Award was presented to RKW not only for its timely, accurate and...

  • Apr 03 RKW Sustainability Report

    Assuming Responsibility − for the Benefit of Future Generations

    Frankenthal (Germany), April 03, 2019 - As one of the leading film manufacturers, the RKW Group is engaged in a future worth living in, sustainability is thus a key component in RKW's corporate policy and business mission. The company now presents its first Group-wide Sustainability Report, which will be regularly updated in future....

  • Mar 29 Flying High: RKW Produces Films for Scientific Stratospheric Balloons

    RKW Rémy Cooperates with French Space Agency CNES

    Frankenthal (Germany), March 29, 2019 - The RKW Group is literally bringing film manufacturing to a whole new level: At its Site RKW Rémy in Saultain, France, RKW produces high-performance technical films for the stratospheric balloons of the French space agency CNES (Centre national d'études spatiales). The balloons made with RKW film are used...

  • Mar 27 RKW and RENOLIT: Families Agree New Ownership Structure

    New Shareholder Structure of JM Holding

    Frankenthal (Germany), March 27, 2019 - The family owners of JM Holding GmbH & Co. KGaA , the parent company of RKW SE in Frankenthal and RENOLIT SE in Worms, have agreed a new ownership structure.

    The Fischer and Lang families will take over 100% of the JM Holding and thus of RENOLIT SE, while the Müller and De Alvear families will take over 100% of RKW...

  • Mar 25 New RKW Multilayer Extrusion Line in Hoogstraten Significantly Extends Capacity

    e7 Technology: Optimum Price-Value Ratio for Agri- and Horticultural Films

    Frankenthal (Germany), March 25, 2019 - RKW has put into operation its new multilayer extrusion plant at the Site in Hoogstraten/Belgium. The new e7 technology line enables the efficient production of various films for applications in agriculture and horticulture and increases RKW's agricultural production capacity by...

  • Mar 19 RKW ProVent® ECORE 5: Plastic Solution More Sustainable Than Paper

    RKW at POWTECH in Nuremberg, Germany: April 9-11, 2019, Hall 1, Booth 1-533

    Frankenthal (Germany), March 19, 2019 - RKW will be highlighting the five key benefits that the RKW ProVent® ECORE 5 self-venting plastic sack offers over paper sacks in terms of sustainability at this year's POWTECH (April 9-11 in Nuremberg): it is fully recyclable, means less packaging, it offers reliable product...

  • Mar 08 Award-winning RKW Invests in the Future with a Wide Range of Sustainable Films and Nonwovens

    RKW at IDEA in Miami, USA, March 25-28, 2019, Booth #1106

    Frankenthal (Germany), March 08, 2019 - At the IDEA show in Miami, USA, RKW showcases its films and nonwovens from its global product portfolio and highlights its investment in North America.

    RKW is showing its wide range of films, nonwovens and components for absorbent hygiene products at the IDEA 2019 show in Miami, Florida. HyCare® and...

  • Feb 21 RKW Stretchable Shrink Film Offers Energy and Material Savings

    More Flexibility and Sustainability in Packaging: Film Adapts to the Pallet Before Shrinking

    Frankenthal (Germany), February 21, 2019 - RKW, the European market leader in packaging films, has developed a stretchable shrink film that provides customers clear advantages over comparable products and that is a sustainable alternative: RKW's solution reduces energy consumption as it shrinks much...

  • Feb 15 RKW North America Announces Million Dollar Investment

    German RKW Group to Create Over 30 New Jobs in Franklin, Kentucky

    Franklin (KY) / Frankenthal (Germany), February 15, 2019 - German film manufacturer RKW invests $18.8 Million into their production Site in Franklin/ Kentucky. The investment will enable the expansion of the Site to offer further products of RKW's innovative portfolio on the North American market. The investment will also create 30...

  • Feb 12 RKW Receives P&G’s “External Business Partner of the Year Award”
    The RKW team is delighted to receive P&G’s External Business Partner of the Year Award

    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...

  • Jan 15 RKW Expands Silage Portfolio

    Vacuum- and Sidewall Films for Optimal Silo Coverage

    Frankenthal (Germany), January 15, 2019 - Following the restructuration of its silage films portfolio in 2017, RKW has once again expanded its new Polydress® line: vacuum- and sidewall films are now produced in a new design. In the future, the company will offer the films produced at the Michelstadt site in the categories Polydress® Classic and...

  • Dec 20 RKW Ranks Second in "Germany's Most Sought-After Employer" Study

    Award for RKW in Industry Ranking by FAZ and IMWF Institutes

    Frankenthal (Germany), December 20, 2018 - The FAZ Institute and the IMWF Institute for Management and Economic Research have examined Germany's 5,000 largest companies for their study "Germany's Most Sought-After Employer 2018". The RKW Group took second place in the industry ranking by scoring points for quality, performance, success,...

  • Dec 06 RKW Supports Circular Economy

    New Video from ERDE Recycling: Farmers and the Environment Benefit From Agricultural Film Recovery System

    Frankenthal (Germany), December 06, 2018 - The film manufacturer RKW, who produces, amongst others, films and nets for the agricultural industry, puts special emphasis both on saving resources and recycling its products. Therefore, RKW is co-founder of the recovery system for crop plastics...

  • Nov 23 RKW’s Image Film Wins German Design Award

    "When Excellence Matters": RKW's Corporate Video Film Once Again Awarded

    Frankenthal (Germany), November 23, 2018 - "When excellence matters" - the corporate slogan of the world's leading manufacturer of film solutions reflects the philosophy behind RKW's image film (to watch the video, click here: www.rkw-group.com/rkw-image-video), which received one of the most recognized international design...

  • Nov 12 RKW and Danone Waters: A Five-star Partnership

    Successful Hygiene Audit at RKW Castelletta

    Frankenthal (Germany), November 12, 2018 - RKW Group and French multinational beverage corporation Danone Waters have tightened their bonds: Following a first-time hygiene audit by the American Institute of Baking (AIB) at its French subsidiary RKW Castelletta in Saint Galmier, RKW has achieved a top score. The company now ranks as five-star supplier...

  • Nov 06 RKW Presents Films and Laminates for Single-Use Surgical and Woundcare Products at Medica

    RKW at Medica in Düsseldorf, Germany, November 12-15, Hall 6, Booth D16

    Frankenthal (Germany), November 06, 2018 - From November 12 to 15, RKW presents its range of high-performance films and laminates for single-use surgical and woundcare applications at Medica. At booth D16 in hall 6, RKW's experts are at hand to discuss trends and upcoming industry challenges with visitors.

    Medicace® and...

  • Sep 10 Around 4 Million Euros for Further Investments at the RKW Site in Echte

    RKW Echte Has Put the Most Advanced Tube Former for Industrial Packaging into Operation

    Frankenthal (Germany), September 10, 2018 - Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Echte Site, RKW has put a new tube former into operation. The company will use this high-performance production line to manufacture different versions of the self-venting RKW ProVent® plastic sack and FFS films. The system is...

  • Aug 13 New Generation of Innovative RKW Packaging Solutions at FachPack 2018

    RKW Generation PackAge: Best Trade-off of Safety, Convenience and Eco-friendliness

    Frankenthal (Germany), August 13, 2018 - RKW presents its Generation PackAge portfolio including films, nets and also nonwovens for a broad range of applications at FachPack in Nuremberg, the key European packaging show, September 25-27, 2018, hall 9, booth 9-310. RKW's packaging solutions combine convenience for...

  • Aug 09 Versatile FPO® Films Aim for Premium Dairy Products

    RKW Introduces its Pioneering FPO® Packaging Film in North America

    Frankenthal (Germany), August 09, 2018 - RKW brings its innovative packaging films based on filled polyolefin (FPO®) to the US and Canadian markets. The eco-friendly mono-material film makes for ideal wrapping for butter and other dairy products. Aluminum-free, FPO® provides effective barriers that offer the highest product...

  • Aug 02 RKW Targets Eastern European Labels and Tags Market

    RKW at RosUpack in Moscow, Russia, June 26-29, 2018

    Frankenthal (Germany), August 02, 2018 - RKW showcased its packaging films based on FPO® at the RosUpack show that took place from June 26 to 29 in Moscow. At the show RKW demonstrated the versatility of their films for labels and tags. The technical films are suited for a broad range of applications. As the original manufacturer of the...

  • Jul 10 Convenient and Compostable: New RKW Waste Bags Hit German Retail Stores

    RKW Launches Starseal Tie Handle, Biodegradable Waste Bags

    Frankenthal (Germany), July 10, 2018 - RKW is launching a biodegradable star-sealed bag for organic household waste in Germany. Certified as fully compostable by DIN Certco, it is also the first T-shirt starseal bag available on the market made of more than 50 percent from renewable materials. It mainly consists of starch and polylactic...

  • Jun 25 New CEFLEX Stakeholder RKW Active in Developing Sustainable Packaging Solutions

    Increasing the Contribution of Flexible Packaging for the Circular Economy with Suitable System Design Solutions

    Frankenthal (Germany), June 25, 2018 - Sustainability is a key element of RKW's corporate policy as well as one of the most important subjects in the plastic packaging industry. Consequently, RKW belongs to many different associations and organizations concerned with sustainability. As...

  • May 23 RKW’s Image Film Wins Gold at the World Media Festival in Hamburg

    "When Excellence Matters": Corporate Video Film Awarded Gold

    Frankenthal (Germany), May 23, 2018 - "When excellence matters" - the corporate slogan of the world's leading manufacturer of film solutions reflects the philosophy behind RKW's image film which won the Gold Award at the World Media Festival in Hamburg on May 16. To view RKW's image film, click on rkw-group.com/imagetrailer.

    The aim of...

  • Apr 13 RKW Puts Extrusion Machine in Michelstadt into Operation

    Investment in Agriculture

    Frankenthal, April 13, 2018 – RKW has expanded its production capacities at its Michelstadt site, putting into operation an extrusion machine for agricultural films last March. This additional capacity will allow RKW to meet the growing demand for film covers more effectively. At the same time, RKW is creating new jobs with this investment. With its sights set firmly on...

  • Apr 11 Linking an Innovative Look and Feel with Proven Functionality

    Dairy Innovation Summit in Amsterdam from April 11th to 12th: RKW Showcases FPO®, the Aluminum-Free Butter Wrap

    Frankenthal (Germany), April 11, 2018 - German film manufacturer RKW presents its packaging films based on FPO® as a butter wrap at the Dairy Innovation Summit in Amsterdam from April 11th to 12th. A more eco-friendly option than customary alternatives, FPO® not only offers optimal...

  • Apr 09 RKW Sponsors Brand-New Conference for Breathable Film Industry

    Premiere: "Breathable Films 2018"

    Frankenthal (Germany), April 09, 2018 - RKW, one of the world's foremost manufacturers of polyolefin-based film solutions and a global leader in the production of breathable films, has sponsored the "Breathable Films 2018" conference. In the face of rising demand and positive growth prospects, the event provided an international forum to discuss innovations and...

  • Apr 05 RKW Strengthens Its Presence in China

    RKW Exhibits at CIDPEX in Nanjing, April 18-20, 2018

    Frankenthal (Germany), April 5, 2018 - The German film manufacturer RKW will exhibit its range of high-quality films produced in its Site in Guangzhou, China, at China's largest tradeshow for tissue and hygiene disposable products in Nanjing, April 18-20, 2018. This is yet another milestone in RKW's commitment to the Chinese market.

    At CIDPEX,...

  • Feb 16 RKW Presents the World’s First Online Configurator for Individual Plastic Packaging Solutions

    Fast, Easy and Intuitive: RKW’s New ProVent® BestDesign Tool

    Frankenthal (Germany), February 15, 2018 – With over 400 million units sold, RKW ProVent® is the world’s top-selling self-venting plastic bag. And it may soon set new standards in terms of rapid and simple design: on February 19th, RKW will roll out ProVent® BestDesign, the first-ever online configurator for plastic packaging solutions....

  • Dec 20 RKW Supports Local Social Projects

    French Site RKW SFE Donates Core Products

    Frankenthal (Germany), December 20, 2017 - RKW SFE, a French Site of the RKW Group based in Ville le Marclet, is donating goods related to RKW core products to three local social associations. In the course of an intragroup competition, the employees at RKW SFE won first prize and thus the opportunity to support local social projects of their choice with...

  • Dec 14 60 Years of RKW

    The Frankenthal-Based Plastic Films Manufacturer Celebrates Its Anniversary

    What do stable cement sacks and thin, lightweight baby diapers have in common? The high-performance plastics used in both products are based on 60 years of innovation at RKW. From the outset, the company seized on one of the most important industrial trends of the 1950s and 1960s. Today the RKW Group produces outstanding...

  • Dec 01 RKW Group Supports Social Projects Worldwide

    Donations Instead of Christmas Gifts

    Frankenthal (Germany), December 1, 2017 - As in previous years, the RKW Group has again decided to support local charitable institutions worldwide instead of giving Christmas presents. In so doing, donations amounting to around 23,000 Euros are collected at our 20+ global locations, and then distributed locally.

    It's been a tradition at RKW for many years:...

  • Oct 24 RKW Meets Industry Demand with Its Quality Solutions for Medical and Woundcare Applications

    RKW at Medica in Düsseldorf, Germany
    November 13–16, Hall 6, Booth D16

    Frankenthal (Germany), October 24, 2017 – The largest medical trade show in the world will, once more, be the platform for RKW to meet current and future strategic partners from the medical and wound care industries. At booth D16 Hall 6 the RKW team invites visitors to discuss product development and market trends, and to...

  • Sep 14 RKW at Agritechnica at Hanover, November 12-18, 2017, Hall 27 at Booth C22

    New Portfolio of Silage Films for Different Requirements

    Frankenthal (Germany), September 14, 2017 - RKW has streamlined its complete range of silage films and will present them in modern design at the Agritechnica tradeshow in Hanover/Germany. The portfolio is divided into three product categories Performance+, Performance and Classic for different customer requirements. Moreover, the company is...

  • Sep 04 Reinhold Franke Joins the Board of the RKW Group

    New Head of Packaging Division

    Frankenthal (Germany), September 4, 2017 - The Supervisory Board of the RKW Group has appointed Reinhold Franke (57) to the RKW Executive Board, with effect from September 1, 2017. A graduate in business administration, Franke has decades of experience in the sales and marketing of plastic films and flexible packaging. He takes over the tasks of Board member...

  • Aug 25 RKW Presents Multipack Shrink Films at the drinktec Tradeshow

    RKW at drinktec in Munich, September 11-15, 2017, Hall B4, Booth 301

    Frankenthal (Germany), August 25, 2017 - RKW presents its latest generation of multipack packaging solutions at this year's drinktec, the beverage and liquid food industry's global tradeshow in Munich. The attractive and easy-to-use fine shrink films are perfect for the bundling of primary beverage packaging with product...

  • Aug 21 RKW HydroSpun Celebrates its Tenth Anniversary

    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?...

  • Aug 07 Board Member Matthias Kaufmann Leaves the RKW Group

    Frankenthal, August 7, 2017 - Matthias Kaufmann, Member of the Executive Management Board of the RKW Group, has decided not to renew his existing contract due to differing views concerning the strategic direction of the company. He will leave the RKW Group on August 31, 2017 on mutually amicable terms with the Supervisory Board and the Executive Management Board.

    Since 1998, Matthias Kaufmann...

  • Aug 02 RKW Invests Millions in the Division Agriculture

    RKW Strengthens its Product Portfolio in the Area of Agricultural Films and Nets

    Frankenthal (Germany), August 2, 2017 - The RKW Group, a European market leader in agricultural films and nets, is investing a multi-million amount in the area of agricultural films and nets to further expand its technical infrastructure and extrusion capacities. The company will further strengthen its sustainable...

  • Jul 31 RKW at POWTECH in Nuremberg, Germany, September 26 – 28, 2017, Hall 1 at Booth 1-533

    BestSeller RKW ProVent® with New, Modular Service Portfolio

    Frankenthal (Germany), July 28, 2017 - At POWTECH 2017, RKW presents its new range of services for the RKW ProVent® product family. "BestServices" support customers from initial consultation to process optimization, based on RKW's many years of experience with FFS (Form, Fill & Seal) solutions. The self-venting plastic packaging RKW...

  • Jul 03 Rudolf Wehrli Elected RKW Supervisory Board Chairman

    Change in the Supervisory Board of the RKW Group

    Frankenthal, July 3, 2017 - Dr. Rudolf Wehrli took over the Chairmanship of RKW's Supervisory Board, thus following Hansjakob Müller who resigned from this position for reasons of age after more than 14 years. He in turn is being followed by the Berlin-based lawyer Andreas Lang, the grandson of the company founder Jakob Müller.

    In his new...

  • Jun 08 RKW Closes Its Unseburg Site

    Transfer of Agricultural Film Products to Michelstadt

    Frankenthal, Germany, June 08, 2017 - The Executive Board of the RKW Group and the Board of RKW Agri GmbH & Co. KG have decided to close the Site in Unseburg, Saxony-Anhalt. The exact timing of this step is still the subject of negotiations with employee representatives. At present, the Site employs 67 people. These, as well as the Works...

  • Jun 06 The Original Paper-like FPO® Film: Premium Appeal Combined with Perfect Protection

    RKW at RosUpack in Moscow, Russia, June 20-23, 2017, Hall 4 at Booth D 105

    Frankenthal (Germany), June 6, 2017 – A paper-like feel, effective barriers, outstanding printability, cost saving and environmental benefits: RKW’s films based on filled polyolefin (FPO) offer several advantages over alternative materials when it comes to flexible packaging applications. For instance, FPO® can be used as...

  • May 04 Soft, Strong, Versatile: Hydroentangled Spundbond Nonwovens made by RKW

    RKW at Techtextil 2017, May 9-12 in Frankfurt a. M.

    Frankenthal, May 4 2017 – At the Techtextil show, RKW will present its complete nonwovens product range as well as the breathable film Aptra®. In hall 3.1 at stand G85 visitors can explore the materials used amongst other for personal care products, industrial applications as well as in the building and furniture industries.

    One highlight will...

  • Apr 12 RKW ACE Wins “CUSTOMER AT HEART Supplier of the Year” Award by Mölnlycke Healthcare

    And the Award Goes to ....

    Frankenthal, Germany, April 12, 2017 - RKW is proud to announce the reception of the prestigious Supplier of the Year award from Mölnlycke Healthcare, one of RKW's key business partners. The award ceremony took place at the Mölnlycke headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden. Amongst more than 1600 suppliers, RKW ACE was one of the selected winners.

    RKW received the award in...

  • Mar 20 RKW Presents its Program of Sustainable Films and Nonwovens at Index 2017

    RKW at IndexTM 2017 in Geneva, April 4-7 2017, Stand 1531

    Frankenthal, Germany, 20 March, 2017  – At the Index show in Geneva, RKW will showcase a wide range of products from its film and nonwoven portfolio targeted at hygiene, medical and industrial applications. Amongst other outstanding products the company will exhibit its new textile backsheet, Hyfol® PE Soft Textile, along with RKW HyJet®...

  • Feb 28 RKW Presents FPO® at Packaging and Converting Executive Forum

    Frankenthal (Germany), February 28, 2017 - RKW is present at the Packaging and Converting Executive Forum (PACE) in Amsterdam from 28 February to 02 March, 2017. The company will exhibit its FPO® film as a new smart, paper-like packaging alternative.

    As a filled polyolefin film, FPO® offers significant advantages over other materials for all kinds of flexible packaging applications, particularly...

  • Feb 08 RKW Showcases Optimal Storage System Hytibag®

    RKW at SIMA in Paris, February 26 - March 02, 2017, Booth 6G082

    Frankenthal (Germany), February 08, 2017 - RKW presents Hytibag®, a highly durable silobag for agricultural storage, at the SIMA international agri business show in Paris from February 26 to March 02, at booth 6 G 082. In close cooperation with farm equipment manufacturer Geringhoff, RKW also offers a complete solution that combines...

  • Feb 08 Easy Handling and Safe Storage: RKW Presents Rondotex® Round Bale Nets at SIMA 2017

    RKW at SIMA in Paris, February, 26 - March 02, 2017, Booth 6G082

    Frankenthal (Germany), February 08, 2017 - At this year's SIMA trade fair in Paris, RKW exhibits different types of its high-quality, easy-to-handle Rondotex® round bale nets, featuring the classics Rondotex® Evolution and the model Rondotex® IM-PRESS. The round bale nets for the safe and easy harvest and storage of hay, straw and...

  • Feb 08 RKW Has Optimized the Performance of Its Silage Film Solution Polydress® O2 Barrier 2IN1

    RKW at SIMA 2017 in Paris, February 26 - March 02, 2017, Booth 6G082

    Frankenthal (Germany), February 08, 2017 - RKW will present its complete range of agricultural films and nets at this year's SIMA international agri business show in Paris. The company has optimized the performance of its silage film solution Polydress® O2 Barrier 2in1, which will be one of the highlights of RKW's tradeshow...

  • Nov 16 High-yield Harvest and Safe Storage: RKW Presents Rondotex® Round Bale Nets at EuroTier 2016

    RKW at EuroTier in Hanover, November 15-18, 2016, Booth D47 in Hall 27

    Frankenthal (Germany), November 16, 2016 - The round bale nets are reliable, tear resistant and easy to handle: RKW presents different types of its high-quality Rondotex®  solution at the EuroTier trade fair in Hanover for the safe and efficient harvest and storage of hay, straw and silage bales. Visitors can expect to see...

  • Nov 14 RKW Presents Durable, Convenient Silobag Solution Hytibag®

    RKW at EuroTier in Hanover, November 15-18, 2016, Booth D47 in Hall 27

    Frankenthal (Germany), November 14, 2016 - RKW presents Hytibag®, a highly durable silobag for agricultural storage, at EuroTier in Hanover from November 15 to 18, at booth D47, hall 27. In close cooperation with farm equipment manufacturer Geringhoff, RKW also offers a complete solution that combines Hytibag® with...

  • Nov 09 Polydress® O2 Barrier 2IN1: RKW Highlights Unique Silo Film Solution

    RKW at EuroTier in Hanover, November 15-18, 2016, Booth D47 in Hall 27

    Frankenthal (Germany), November 9, 2016 - At this year's EuroTier trade fair at Hanover, RKW will present its entire range of agricultural films and nets. The company places special emphasis on its unique silo film combination Polydress® O2 Barrier 2IN1, which has been further optimized. RKW will further showcase agricultural...

  • Oct 19 Superior Protection and Care: RKW Exhibits Latest Solutions for Medical Applications

    RKW at Medica in Düsseldorf, Germany, November 14-17, Hall 6, Booth D16

    Frankenthal (Germany), October 19, 2016 - Optimum protection meets ease of use: At this year's Medica show in Düsseldorf, Germany, RKW presents its latest range of high-performance films and laminates for surgical and woundcare applications in hall 6, booth D16. The products from the Medicace® and Medifol® brands are offering...

  • Oct 14 Catching the Consumer with RKW Multipack Shrink Films at ALL4PACK

    RKW at Emballage / ALL4PACK in Paris, France 14-17 November 2016, Hall 7 at Booth C 08

    Frankenthal (Germany), October 14, 2016 - Appealing and easy to handle: RKW will present the latest generation of its multipack collation shrink films at ALL4PACK, formerly known as Emballage, in Paris. The multipack shrink films are used to bundle beverage items, offering product protection, sales conversion...

  • Oct 13 RKW CEO Harald Biederbick Speaks at Polymer Summit K 2016

    RKW's Way to China - Lessons Learned and Perspectives

    Frankenthal (Germany), October 13, 2016 - At K 2016, the leading tradeshow for plastics and rubber, and as part of the Polymer Summit, RKW CEO Harald Biederbick will give a speech on October 20 about RKW's experiences with its market entry in China.

    K 2016 (October 19-26, Düsseldorf, Germany) is the showcase of the global plastics industry,...

  • Sep 30 RKW Offers Additional Design Possibilities for Industrial Bag Solutions with New Printing Machine

    State-of-the-Art 10-Color Flexographic Print Machine Stands for Sustainable and Environment-Friendly Production

    Frankenthal (Germany), September 30, 2016 – RKW has put a new 10-color flexographic printing machine into operation at the plant in Echte on schedule – before the beginning of the fourth quarter. With this new printing system, the company offers its customers a wide range of design...

  • Jul 14 RKW Opens up Southeast Asian Market
    RKW Vietnam: extrusion line

    Printed Multipack Films for Beverage Packaging Expand Product Portfolio

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, July 14, 2016 – RKW is strengthening its position in the Southeast Asian market with strategic multi-million Euro investments in technology, infrastructure and workplace safety. These include a new printing line for multipack films, expansion of the total building area and the optimization of...

  • Jul 12 RKW Strengthens Competence Center for RKW ProVent® with the Latest Printing Technology

    New 10-Color Flexographic Printing System and Peripherals at the Modernized RKW Plant in Echte

    Frankenthal (Germany), July 12, 2016 – RKW has invested over five million Euros in the company’s plant at Echte. In the fourth quarter of 2016, RKW will bring a new 10-color flexographic printing machine into operation, expanding capacity for the self-venting RKW ProVent® plastic bag and other...

  • Jun 06 RKW at RosUpack in Moscow, Russia 14-17 June, 2016, Hall 4 at Booth D 105

    Soft Touch With Perfect Protection: RKW Sweden Presents Filled Polyolefin Films

    Frankenthal (Germany), June 06, 2016 – A paper-like feel, effective barriers, outstanding printability, cost saving and environmental benefits: films based on filled polyolefin (FPO) offer several advantages over alternative material for all kinds of flexible packaging applications, particularly in the food industry....

  • May 10 RKW Sites in Saxony-Anhalt on the Road to Success

    Frankenthal (Germany), May 9, 2016 – With Sites in Unseburg and Halberstadt, Saxony-Anhalt is an important region for the RKW Group. The RKW Site in Unseburg is being expanded and is adding interesting jobs. Thanks to investments of over EUR 1 million, all signs are pointing to growth.

    The RKW Group will invest more than EUR 1 million in the Unseburg Site between February and July 2016 to be...

  • Apr 15 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...

  • Mar 01 RKW at POWTECH in Nuremberg, Germany 19-21 April 2016, hall 1 at booth 1-533

    Polymer beats paper: RKW presents modern packaging for powdery goods

    Frankenthal (Germany), March 1, 2016 - Weather-proof, sustainable, and efficient: RKW provides reliable product protection for powdery goods such as cement and other building materials with the self-venting plastic packaging RKW ProVent®. Visitors of POWTECH 2016 can expect a look at the complete product family for different...

  • Feb 26 New Slogan“When Excellence Matters” Underlines Quality and Customer Benefits

    The RKW Brand Re-Positions Itself

    Frankenthal (Germany), February 26, 2016 - To also meet the changing demands of global markets in the future, the RKW brand has re-positioned itself as the world's leading film expert which sets the standards in terms of quality and performance. The new slogan "When excellence matters" expresses the new brand positioning and emphasizes our aspiration to...

  • Feb 10 Added Value for Customers and Business Partners

    Corporate Values Contribute to RKW Group’s Business Success

    Frankenthal (Germany), February 10, 2016 - Awards and analyses show that corporate values not only have an internal effect, they are perceived as an advantage, in particular by customers and business partners. This also holds true for RKW's core values. Reliability and respect are firmly embedded in the RKW corporate culture and form the...

  • Jan 07 RKW Michelstadt Supports Regional Charitable Institutions

    Donations Instead of Christmas Presents

    Michelstadt, January 7, 2016 – Instead of giving customers and business partners Christ­mas presents, the RKW Michelstadt Site is donating EUR 800 to charitable organizations. Half of this went to the voluntary fire service in Michelstadt and the other half to the Ger­man Red Cross in Erbach.

    The General Manager RKW Michelstadt, Sven Schrothe, is sure that...