Röchling takes over Compotech AG

Plastics engineering company Röchling has acquired Swiss-based Compotech AG.

According to the company, Compotech makes molded parts with from glass fiber reinforced plastic. The large-format parts, which are mainly manufactured using the sheet molding compounding (SMC) pressing process, are machined on CNC machining centers, and then painted, glued and assembled. The products made of fiber composite materials are used in Europe in areas such as transport, mechanical and apparatus engineering, medical technology, electrical engineering, and the sanitary sector.

Compotech AG will be integrated into Röchling’s Composites product line, with production sites in Haren, Germany, Nancy, France and Cleveland, USA.

“Compotech AG is an ideal addition to our existing activities, especially for ready-to-install interior panels and ready-to-install kits for the rail vehicle industry,” said Franz Lübbers, CEO of Röchling.