How It All Began
Foundation of the parent company Gerhard Rösch GmbH by textile engineer and visionary Gerhard Rösch in Tübingen / Bühl.
Spin-off of Rökona Textilwerk GmbH as an independent production operation for polyester-based textiles.
Opening of the company kindergarten.
Development of technical textiles for the automobile industry.
Foundation of the Rösch Stiftung foundation supporting gifted students in Tübingen. Entry of the 2nd generation into the family business with Arnd-Diether Rösch and his wife Adelheid Rösch.
Foundation of the affiliated company Rösch Kft in Kecskemét, Hungary for patterns and for cutting and sewing.
Start of serial production of the “micropiquet” decor for the VW concern.
First luxury-touch piled fabrics for SUVs.
Joint venture foundation in China.
Entry of the 3rd generation with Arnd-Gerrit Rösch. First translucent shading material for use in panorama roofs with axial reinforcement via fabrics with weft insertion.
Patent registration for the innovative Contra!cut cutting protection.
Start-up of the VW Golf 7 featuring “Ecopiquet” decor.
Sales Office opens in Shanghai.
Installation of new stenter frames and start-up of thermal exhaust gas purification.
Dedication of a fully-integrated production facility in China featuring warp knitting, dyeing, finishing and lamination.
Presentation of a new CD / ci at the Techtextil exhibition in Frankfurt.
Connection of the RTO to the Tübingen district heating network.
Environmental Prize Presentation.
Baden-Württemberg „Focus Open – Special Mention“ design prize presentation with an exhibition at MIK Ludwigsburg for the product group „RE:Space“.
„German Sustainability Prize – Design 2021“ finalist for the product group „RE:Space“.
Continued exhibition of Focus Open, Karlsruhe Regional Council.
WINNER German Innovation Awards 2021.
Managing director f.l.t.r. stephan schumann, arnd-gerrit rösch, arved westerkamp