Rieter is a Swiss-based industrial group with activities in all regions of the world. It is a leading supplier of products and services for the textile, automotive and plastics industries. Rieter’s worldwide workforce totals approximately 14 800 employees, some 13% of whom are based in Switzerland.
The group comprises two divisions: Rieter Textile Systems develops and produces machinery and integrated systems for converting fibers and plastics into yarns, nonwovens and pellets. In partnership with automotive manufacturers, Rieter Automotive Systems develops and produces components, modules and integrated systems on the basis of fibers, plastics and metals in order to provide acoustic comfort and thermal insulation in motor vehicles. Both divisions are world market leaders in their respective market segments.
Rieter aspires to achieve sustained growth in corporate value for the benefit of shareholders, customers and employees. With this in mind, Rieter seeks to maintain continuous growth in sales and earnings in both divisions, primarily by maximizing in-house resources, and secondly also through cooperative ventures and acquisitions.
Since it was established in 1795, Rieter has continuously adapted to new challenges and developed from a Swiss machine manufacturer into a worldwide industrial group of companies. Rieter has been a driving force for industrial progress for 210 years: its products and solutions are the outcome of a traditionally high level of innovative momentum. Based on the skills of its personnel, Rieter creates products that are ideally tailored to its customers’ needs. As partner and supplier of the textile and the automotive industry, Rieter contributes to the success of its customers. Continuous further development is the motivation for its employees and the basis of its business success. These principles – Delight your customers, Enjoy your work and Fight for profits – also represent the pillars of our corporate vision.