For over 85 years the company produces at attractive production location in Wuppertal. Founded in 1926 under the name August Kamper, it has been operating since 2004 under the name Riachtschieko Automotive GmbH & Co. KG

The name Riachtschieko consists of the abbreviations of the four german terms ( english )

Ring ( ring ), Acht ( eight ), Schiene (slide), Kopf ( header )

produced with patent of August Kämper those four are still standing for basic elements of metal zips for textile products.

The time and the markets have changed, approx. 80 employees of Riachtschieko automotive manufactures no more zippers, but have repositioned itself in the forming and assembly technology. So today Riachtschieko Automotive supplies primarily the automotive industry and other sectors of mechanical engineering.