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History of Riewoldt GmbH


Establishment of Otto Riewoldt & Co.OHG as a distributor for manila ropes



Company name changed into Mechanische Seilwarenfabrik Otto Riewoldt & Co. GmbH (mechanical cordage factory) in Cologne



Reconstruction of war-damaged facilities in Cologne-Deutz, Karlstrasse / Theodor-Babilon-Straße,
restart of production: Cords, wholesale of packaging goods



Sale of the former Otto Riewoldt & Co. GmbH, renamed into Riewoldt GmbH, Cologne-Deutz with expanded sales program: paper, packaging goods, industrial supplies



Relocation into a new building in Cologne-Brück with sufficient office and warehouse space as well as opportunity to expand



Leasing of office and warehouse facilities in Cologne-Dellbrück, Setup of the business unit Converting of adhesive tapes with appropriate machinery in order to support diversification. Renamed into Riewoldt GmbH Packmittel- und Verpackungstechnik, Schneid- Stanz- und Selbstklebetechnik (Packaging materials and technology, Slitting, die-cutting and self-adhesive technology)



The rapid and sustained expansion of Riewoldt GmbH makes a further relocation to Porz-Lind into the vicinity of the airport Cologne-Bonn necessary. Generous office, warehouse and production areas with further expansion opportunities are now available. Advanced slitting, die-cutting and cross-winding technology ensures a future-oriented direction in the expanding converting business. Self-adhesive technology for various applications is the focus for the two business-units distribution and converting.



Implementation of our quality management system according to DIN ISO 9001:1994. Certification by TÜV Rheinland / Berlin-Brandenburg.



Expansion of storage function in tesanet (Distribution network of tesa GmbH, Hamburg)



Repeat audit quality management according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2000. Certification by TÜV Rheinland.



Repeat audit quality management according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008. Certification by TÜV Rheinland.



Awarded status of tesa Industry + Converting Partner by tesa SE



Repeat audit quality management according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015. Certification by DEKRA Certification GmbH.



Awarded status as tesa® Platinum Converting Partner by tesa SE, Norderstedt, becomes a member of ADDEV Materials, Lyon