Fact Sheet

As a polymer specialist, REHAU is an international leader in construction, automotive and industry. Around the world, we offer our customers in every market innovative system solutions and outstanding service from a single source. Even today, we are already directing our developments toward such future-significant topics as energy efficiency, renewable energy, water management, mobility and future living. With approximately 20,000 employees at more than 180 locations, our independent privately held corporation has assumed a leadership role as an innovation driver and solution provider.

Company Building in 1948: Fränkische Lederfabrik

Founding of Company

Founded in 1948 in the Bavarian town of Rehau, the company was successful in identifying many opportunities to replace traditional materials with more effective, polymer-based materials. Initial products included shoe welting, garden hose and automotive components.

REHAU established an Asia / Australia division in Singapore in 1978.


In 2000, company founder Helmut Wagner transferred control of the company to his sons. Jobst Wagner became president of the REHAU Group and Dr. Veit Wagner became vice president.

Development
During our first decade, REHAU was successful in establishing its business in Germany and Austria. This was followed by expansion throughout Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australia. Today, REHAU is represented worldwide in more than 50 countries.

Structure
REHAU conducts business throughout the world, tailoring its products and services to the demands of each region. Geographically, the REHAU Group is divided into eight regions.

  • Region Central Europe (CE): central Europe including Germany, Poland, the Baltic - Region, Finland and export operations to countries without local REHAU representation
  • Region Southeast Europe (SE): southeast Europe including Greece, the Czech Republic and Turkey
  • Region South (SO): southern Europe, South America and parts of North Africa
  • Region East (EA): Russia, Belarus and Turkic countries
  • Region Western Europe (WE): France, Switzerland, Benelux and parts of North Africa
  • Region Great Britain, Scandinavia, South Africa (GS): Great Britain, Ireland, Scandinavia excluding Finland, South Africa
  • Region Asia and Australia (AA): Asia and Australia
  • Region North America (NA): United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America


Future
By focusing on medium- and long-term goals rather than on short-term profits, REHAU will remain an independent and reliable business partner. With an emphasis on stable growth, the company targets industries and regions that promise long-term potential.

The Group headquarters is in Muri, Switzerland. The Asia / Australia head office is in Singapore.

Business Segments

Construction
As a leading supplier of polymer-based solutions to construction, REHAU addresses sustainable design priorities by engineering products that enhance comfort and convenience, reduce energy costs, create healthy and safe environments, and conserve finite resources. REHAU’s products and systems for the window and door, heating and plumbing, and pipe markets complement each other in integrated high-performance solutions.

Automotive
REHAU optimizes design, comfort and safety as a creative development partner to the automotive industry. With key programs including exterior components such as bumpers and fenders, intelligent modules for water management, and thermoplastic sealing systems, REHAU is a worldwide premium supplier to all major automotive manufacturers.

Industry
With its polymer-based innovations, REHAU is a leading supplier of products and systems to industry. From furniture to appliance to transportation, REHAU solutions offer unique performance and design features that integrate seamlessly into its customers’ production environments.

REHAU Academy
REHAU Academy is the central knowledge institute for our system solutions in construction and industry. We honor our promise of quality by continually offering targeted training to architects, craftsmen, retailers and sales personnel so they are able to develop in-depth knowledge of our solutions. Courses are held regularly at our training centers, at REHAU sales offices and even directly at our customers' locations.

Research and Innovation
Based on industry-specific, customer-oriented research, REHAU develops materials, formulas and processes suitable for series production. Through successful collaboration of applications engineers, laboratory technicians, process engineers, and tooling and machinery design specialists, REHAU provides significant benefit to our customers.

Employees

  • Asia / Australia: approximately 1,350
  • Worldwide: approximately 20,000

Locations

  • Asia / Australia: 1 headquarters, 18 sales offices, 4 plants, 2 distribution center
  • Worldwide: 16 headquarters, 132 sales offices, 41 plants, 9 distribution centers


Management

  • Mr. Damian Kirby,, CEO of REHAU Asia / Australia