History

In 1957, Jakob Müller founded the RKW Group as Rheinische Kunststoffwerke GmbH in Worms, Germany. Today, the privately-owned company has evolved into one of the world´s foremost manufacturers of excellent film solutions.

RKW history at a glance

RKW Timeline History

2019 – 2010

2009 – 2000

1999 – 1957

Headquarters of Rheinische Kunststoffwerke GmbH in Worms, Germany.

The idea of RKW founder Jakob Müller was to develop the best polyethylene films for a wide range of applications and to become independent of raw materials that were scarce at that time. Back then, RKW produced mainly everyday consumer products. Since 1957, the small company has grown relatively quickly.