In 1911, the company was founded when Anton Reifenhäuser opened a small forge in Troisdorf, Germany. His sons later made it their dream to shape Reifenhäuser into a successful machinery manufacturer. With the sale of the first extruder in 1948, this dream was realized. The story of Reifenhäuser's international success began.


 

1911
Anton Reifenhäuser establishes the Reifenhäuser forge.

The first Reifenhäuser Extruder The first Reifenhäuser Extruder 1948
Reifenhäuser ventures into its future business field: The first Reifenhäuser extruder for the processing of thermoplastic materials was presented.

1958

Reifenhäuser is gaining global importance: with 35 representations abroad and an export share of 54 percent of its total production.

1960
Reifenhäuser is expanding: A production hall of 3000m² is built and a 700m² large area for ancillary plants bought.

1973
Stamina requested: The development of the spunbond technology begins – it will last 12 years.

 

1971
Reiloy Metall is established as an expert for highly wear-resistant screws and barrels.

Klaus and Ulrich Reifenhäuser 1992 Klaus and Ulrich Reifenhäuser 1992 1992
Change to the third generation: Klaus and Ulrich Reifenhäuser take over the management of the company.

1995
At the forefront also with used machinery: Reifenhäuser demerges Polyrema.

2000
A separate company for tapes and monofilaments: Reifenhäuser demerges Reimotec.

2004
Clear course towards growth and globalisation: Reifenhäuser adopts a holding structure.

2005
Nonwoven lines on the road to success: Reifenhäuser demerges the synthetic fibre division and establishes the independent Reicofil company.

Spunbond nonwoven line Spunbond nonwoven line 2006
All film activities are bundled: Reifenhäuser founds Reifenhäuser Extrusion.

2008
Shaping the future: Reifenhäuser invests over 30 million euro and establishes the largest privately operated technology center for research and development in the plastics extrusion industry.

2009
Best of Two for blown film lines: In the midst of the financial and economic crisis, Reifenhäuser acquires its former Worms-based competitor Kiefel Extrusion, and establishes the joint company Reifenhäuser Kiefel Extrusion.

2011
Reifenhäuser celebrates its 100th anniversary.

2012
Consistent continuation of the restructuring process: The two business units of Reifenhäuser Extrusion are divided into the independent companies Reifenhäuser Cast Sheet Coating and Reifenhäuser Extrusion Technology.

2012
Strengthening the North American market for screws and barrels: Reifenhäuser acquires Wichita-based Westland Corporation which becomes a part of the Business Unit Reiloy and operates under the name Reiloy Westland.

2013
Reifenhäuser acquires the Italian winder manufacturer Nuova Protex. The company operates as of now under the name Reimotec Winding Technology as part of the Business Unit Reimotec.

2013
Reifenhäuser invests further 20 million Euro in the expansion of the Technology Center

2015
Effective April 16, 2015, the Reifenhäuser Group acquires the German spinneret manufacturer and longstanding supplier Enka Tecnica.

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Reifenhauser Incorporated

12260 W 53rd Street North
Maize KS 67101
USA

P +1 316 260-2122
F +1 316 260-8033

Reifenhauser Plastic Machinery (Suzhou) Co. Ltd.

No. 6 Xing'ang Road
Wuzhong Economic Development Zone
Suzhou Post Code: 215128
VR China

P +86 512 65686036
F +86 512 65686031

Reifenhäuser
Private Ltd.

Asian Pacific Headquarter
25 International Business Park
#04-72 German Centre
Singapore 609916

P +65 65628740
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Reifenhäuser (India)
Marketing Ltd.

229, Udyog Bhavan
Sonawala Road, Goregaon (East)
Mumbai 400 063
India

P +91 22 2686 2711
F +91 22 2686 2722

Reifenhäuser A/S

Toldbodgade 16
DK - 6000 Kolding
Denmark

P +45 75 52 57 33
F +45 75 52 56 27

Reifenhäuser GmbH
Service Centre

Reifenhauser Office Asia/Pacific
Lot 17, Block 56, Francisco Reyes St.
Garden Abelardo Homes, BF Homes
Paranaque City 1718
Manila
Philippines

P +63 24033395

Reifenhäuser GmbH & Co. KG
Maschinenfabrik

Moscow Office
Pokrovsky Boulevard, 14/6-8
109028 Moscow
Russia

P +7 495 956 75 77
P +7 495 917 54 55
F +7 495 956 47 02

Reifenhäuser Italia

Via Pirovano, 22
21040 Sumirago (VA)
Italy

T +39 0331 909 535
F +39 0331 909 020

Reifenhäuser Latina S.A.

Miguel Claro 195, Of. 207
Providencia Santiago,
Chile

P 56 2 25847292

Reifenhäuser Vietnam

9th Fl., Maritime Bank Tower
180 - 192 Nguyen Cong Tru
Nguyen Thai Binh Ward Dist.1
HCM City

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Reiloy USA

12260 W 53rd Street North
Maize KS67101
USA

P 800 247 1144
P 316 721 1144
F 316 721 1495

Reimotec
Winding Technology srl

Via Pirovano, 22 Fraz. Albusciago
21040 Sumirago (VA)
Italy

P +39 0331 909-536
F +39 0331 909-020

Reifenhäuser Group Reifenhäuser GmbH & Co. KG Maschinenfabrik

Spicher Straße 46
53844 Troisdorf
Deutschland

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