About us

A PIONEER THINKS A HEAD.
FOR EVERY SOLUTION.

Rhenoflex is the world’s leading provider of reinforcement materials. We provide innovative mobility solutions for the footwear and lifestyle market.

Our goal is constant improvement so that our customers create the most exceptional products.

We’re driven by a passion for quality, innovation and speed. Since 1952.

Whether thermoplastic materials for toe, heel and lateral stiffeners, or anatomically optimised reinforcements for virtual reality glasses, handbags and suitcases for the lifestyle market – when only the best will suffice, Rhenoflex is the preferred partner.

MANAGEMENT.

Frank Böttcher
CEO
+49-621-5709-6349
Christoph Sonntag
CFO
+49-621-5709-6429
Eric Pan
General Manager Asia
+852 2786 8471

SEE THE BIG PICTURE.
BE THE BEST.

The holistic Rhenoflex approach.
When developing complete solutions, not just producing reinforcement materials, you need to understand the production process from start to finish and be able to optimise each step along the way.

Our profound knowledge of all necessary functions, combined with our chemical expertise, open and customer-oriented mentality, and ongoing communication with our customers’ production and design centres makes us uniquely qualified to offer perfect, tailor-made solutions.

THIS MEANS YOU WILL

Be faster to market
Be more flexible in development
Offer more innovative products
Produce even higher quality

SERVICE.
FORWARD-THINKING.

Innovation

In-house research and development
Strategic cooperation with universities and companies
Customised product and process solutions

Dynamic

Fast worldwide distribution
Quick response times
High level of process expertise

Customer proximity

Local points of contact
Technical support and training for manufacturing
Outsourcing solutions

Quality

Consistently high quality
Continuous quality management
Customised solutions

FUTURE NEEDS A PAST.

Made in Germany for over 60 years. The Rhenoflex Group develops, produces and sells the world’s leading solutions for
the footwear and lifestyle industry. Waste-free, biodegradable, ecologically optimised.

The business units of the Rhenoflex Group are divided into footwear and lifestyle solutions. The company is headquartered
in Ludwigshafen, Germany. This European production site is also located there. Further sites are located in
France, China, Vietnam, Hong Kong and, since 2018, in the United States. The Rhenoflex Group has its own sales network in
more than 20 countries.

  • 1952 Founded as a subsidiary of Giulini Chemie GmbH
  • 1955 License agreement with Rhenoflex France S.a.r.l.
  • 1984 Acquisition of Rhenoflex France S.a.r.l as a subsidiary
  • 1997 Acquisition of Gurit Worbla as a subsidiary
  • 2005 Opening of production facilities in China
  • 2012 Expansion of production facilities in China
  • 2015 Founding of the independent Rhenoflex GmbH
  • 2016 Founding of the Rhenoflex Hong Kong Ltd. subsidiary
  • 2016 Purchase of NORYA
  • 2018 Reorientation of the Rhenoflex Group with a new
    company structure

ON SITE. FOR YOU.

Leadership. Certified.

ISO 9001: Standard for quality management
Defines the minimum requirements for a quality management system.

ISO 140001: International standard for environmental management
Focused on continual improvement as a means to achieving defined environmental performance objectives.

BS OHSAS 18001: Occupational Health and Safety Management
This standard sets out the minimum requirements for best practices in occupational safety management in the workplace. The focus is on protecting people, occupational safety and preventative healthcare.

ISO 50001: Energy management
The main objective of this standard is to continuously improve energy efficiency within the company.