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Chipboard production in 4th generation of family

Whether for kitchen interiors, the floors of logistics centres, door interior cores, office furniture or exhibition stand construction – it would be difficult to imagine the furniture industry without this multi-faceted and flexible building material. In Germersheim we develop and produce chipboard for many diverse customer requirements. With over 65 years of experience in design, construction and finishing, we (almost) always find a solution – and we take pride in that. Along with our long-standing customers hailing from various industries and trades, we gladly draft joint designs for customised chipboard that meets the individual requirements.

While carrying out our work, we lay a great deal of importance in the responsible dealing with the renewable raw material wood. That is why we work exclusively with woods grown using sustainable forestry methods and only buy high-quality raw materials originating from the local region. Our environmental management system has been EMAS certified since 1997.

The first chipboard was produced as early as 1951 in Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany, and we have been active in Germersheim since 1973. In 2016, Nolte Holzwerkstoff separated from the Nolte SE group of companies and operated autonomously by the Nolte family until 2020. In 2020, Rheinspan GmbH & Co. KG was founded. Shareholders are the Saviola Group from Italy - known worldwide as the inventor of 100 percent recycled chipboard - and the Nolte family. You can find further information in our press area.

Rheinspan GmbH & Co. KG employs around 200 people at its Germersheim site. is a member in the Association of the German Wood-Based Panel Industry (Verband der deutschen Holzwerkstoffindustrie e. V. or abbr. VHI) and provides an active member of the board.

Would you like to know how a chipboard is manufactured? Then view our videos! Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries.


Video: Imagefilm 2021


Video: From Tree Trunk to Board