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The RIKUTEC Group is an innovative and internationally oriented group of companies in the field of blow molding technology. The core competence lies in the production of technical blow molded articles for industry and trade, as well as machine and plant engineering.

The founding of the Westerwald company RIKUTEC Richter Kunststofftechnik GmbH & Co. KG in 1986 was the first cornerstone for the formation of today’s RIKUTEC Group by Günter Richter. Since the founding of the family-owned business, technical know-how, enthusiasm and experience as well as above-average quality standards have always been in the foreground.

In over 30 years, the RIKUTEC Group has evolved from several closely linked company units into a globally known, cutting-edge company: As a leading innovator in the area of machine and blow molding technology as well as a sustainable partner in the production of industrial packaging, storage tanks and technical blow molding components. All products are produced by the RIKUTEC Group with specially designed blow molding machines.

With more than 260 employees, the growing RIKUTEC Group currently produces at three European locations under the corporate names “RIKUTEC France”, “RIKUTEC Iberia” and “RIKUTEC Germany”. In addition, the company is represented in America and Asia and has a worldwide partner network.

Comprehensive know-how is bundled and complemented in all fields of competence of the company, from the machines to the innovative hollow articles, as well as many years of experience and innovative strength, which aim to identify, understand and exceed customer needs.

TODAY, THE COMPANY IS DIVIDED INTO THREE INDEPENDENT AREAS:

Industrial Packaging

division includes high-quality storage and transport containers for industrial applications.

Habitat

division focuses on high-quality container solutions for water & environment.

Custom
Moulding

division includes customer-specific, large-volume, blow moulding parts for customer orders and application development projects.

Our company history

  1. 1986

    • Company founded by Günter Richter
    • Initialization first Coex 5 accumulator head blow molding machine
    • Business Sectors: Industrial Packaging, Custom Molding, Engineering
  2. 1992

    • New business unit Rainwater Utilisation with large containers up to 5.000 liters
  3. 1999

    • Development of the product range for the semiconductor sector/ HP Packaging
  4. 2000

    • Implementation of ISO 9001
  5. 2001

    • Project planning of the world’s largest blow molding plant (USA) | up to 10,000 liters
  6. 2003

    • RIKUTEC Asia has taken up its sales activities
  7. 2005

    • Launch of the Rikutec Innovative Partner Network
  8. 2016

    • RIKUTEC celebrates its 30th birthday
    • Relocation of the company’s Head Quarter to Bad Honnef (near Bonn)
    • Acquisition and integration of SOTRALENTZ-HABITAT with plants in France and Spain
  9. 2018

    • Development of specialized competence center for HABITAT Product Range in France and Spain
  10. 2019

    • Development of own compounds. Integration of a material specialist into the RIKUTEC Group