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Company History

Company History – REBHAN Plastic packaging

1955
Horst Rebhan begins production as a "one-man operation" in Tettau-Sattelgrund: pressing plastic caps with a semi-automatic machine.

1961
Production is moved to Stockheim /Oberfranken. The company is entered into the commercial register with Horst Rebhan as sole proprietor.

1962
Acquisition of the first extrusion blow moulding machine for the production of plastic bottles; followed by the expansion of the company.

1975
REBHAN supplies German and foreign producers of brand name items with complete packaging systems.
On achieving a turnover of 15 million DM, production capacity reaches its limits and a new production building is planned.

1976
The move to the new production building enables further expansion and optimisation of production processes.

1981
REBHAN METALLWERKSTÄTTEN is founded in neighbouring Kronach for the production of models and tools.

1995
The company group is enlarged by the addition of the sister company REBHAN-OPAKOWANIA in Poland, producing caps and bottles and using screen printing.

2000
As part of  a design competition in co-operation with the University of Essen, the company awards the REBHAN Design Award for the first time.

2005
Certification of  REBHAN GmbH & Co.KG to DIN ISO 9001:2000 standard.
The corporate group expands by setting up its own sales office in Paris - REBHAN France Sàrl.

2006
After more than a year of development, REBHAN begins series production of thick-walled packaging made from the innovative Glass Polymer synthetic material.

2007
The company SAP software is brought into live operation as a fully integrated system.

2008
Certification to DIN ISO 9001:2008 standard.

2009
Entry into the Umweltpakt Bayern (Bavaria Environmental Pact).

2014
Glass Polymer business unit expansion and Glass Polymer leadership

2015
Certification according to DIN ISO 50001
Acquisition of HK Cosmetic Packaging and Qualiform by Certina Gruppe (owner of Rebhan Group)

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