Röchling establishes U.S. base for major growth in medical molding


Röchling, a billion-dollar German company known for its automotive technical innovations, is planning a major ramp-up in the medical field, including technology transfer and investments in a new U.S. acquisition, a company official told Plastics Today.

"We want to expand our activities in the medical and health care market , this is the reason for the acquisition of Advent Tool & Mould by Röchling," said Hartwig Bleker, communications manager, for Röchling Engineering Plastics. The parent company, which is based in Mannheim, Germany, has its roots in the coal and steel industry, but has been totally focused on plastics since 2006....
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