Röchling SE & Co. KG.

Company Profile




Richard-Wagner-Strasse 9, 68165 Mannheim, Germany

Business Overview

-The family-owned Company specializes in developing and manufacturing engineering plastic systems and components for multiple industrial sectors, including the automotive industry.

-The Company is organized into three divisions:

  • Industry Division: develops and supplies thermoplastics and composite materials for semi-finished products or machined components.
  • Automotive Division: provides product solutions made of its plastics in the areas of battery solution, aerodynamics, propulsion, and structural lightweight.
  • Medical Division: develops products, services, and platform solutions for the healthcare industry.

-Sales in the Automotive Division for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022 were EUR 1,150 million, an increase of 12.7% from the previous year’s EUR 1,020 million.

-The Automotive division invested EUR 37.3 million in 2022, which was mainly focused on property, plant, equipment, new customer projects, and the strategic development of expertise in battery solutions. This also involved the development of necessary testing and manufacturing expertise and preparation of new products, such as the Active Charging Gate.


-The Company is privately owned by members of the Roechling family.


Battery solutions
-Battery housings and covers
-Cell frames
-Insulating sheets
-Cell contact systems
-Battery pack thermal management
-Battery cross members
-Battery protection
-Battery enclosures 

Structural lightweight parts
-Battery covers
-Battery enclosures 
-Front end carrier
-Structural lightweight, high-strength material
-Intrusion protection plate

Inductive charging systems

Fuel cell components
-Bipolar plastic sheets
-Ion-exchange cartridges
-Filter elements
-Degas bottles

-Active Air Blinds (AAB)
-Active Air Dam
-Active and passive grille shutter modules
-Active Speed Lips
-Air Ducts and Sealings
-Underbody panels
-Wheel Arch Liners (WAL)

Active charging gate

Advanced Active Cleaning System (AACS)

Filter systems
-Air intake systems with nonwoven filters
-Paper filters
-Air intake modules with optimized air flow
-Air intake module with sharp cut raw air stroke for higher performance

Air tubes
-Clean air tubes with resonators
-Pre-intercooler ducts
-Post-intercooler flexible ducts

Intake manifolds
-Intake manifolds with integrated water to air intercooler
-Intake manifolds with variable length adjustment
-Intake manifolds for high performance V10 engine
-Intake manifolds for twin charged gasoline engine

Windshield cowl covers and water drains
-Windshield cowls with soft seals
-Windshield cowls with molded grills
-Windshield cowls with metal grids

Air ducts for climatization
-Blow molded air ducts
-Air distribution systems
-Noise absorbing air ducts

Degas bottles
-Degas bottles with level sensors
-Multi-chamber bottles for anti-corrosion

Cooling-water pipes

Windshield washer bottles
-Washer bottles with pumps and integrated heating
-Washer bottles with filler plugs

SCR tank systems
-SCR tanks with filling and degas pipe
-Secondary tanks for SCR fluid
-Complete SCR tank systems
Thermal engine encapsulation
-Engine sideshields and undershields
-Engine encapsulation made from low-weight reinforced thermoplastic insulation materials

Design covers
-Acoustic covers with foam absorber

Partition walls
-Partition walls with noise dampening characteristics
-Extension dash panels with noise dampening characteristics

Body undershields
-Complete body undershielding
-Rear axle covers
-Integrated underbody using lightweight, high-strength, Stratura material

Wheel arch liners
-Wheel arch liners with aerodynamic speed lips
-Wheel arch liners made from different textile materials

Door and side panels

Interior trim
-Door capping
-Back panels for convertible
-Lower pillar trim
-Pillar trim with grab handles
-C-pillar trim

Trays, sumps, and other structural parts
-Spare wheel trays
-Multifunctional trays
-Battery trays
-Emergency wheel well

Trunk trim
-Trunk lid trim
-Side walls/Pillar trim
-Glove boxes
-Spring strut covers
-Tailgate trim


1956 Foundation of Seeber S.r.l. by Willi Seeber in Rentsch, in the Bozen area. 
1986 Takeover of Seeber S.r.l. by Roechling.
1992/93 Acquisition of BASF/Elastogran Kunststofftechnik plant in Worms and Kast group by Roechling.
1997/98 Foundation of Seeber AG & Co. KG, Mannheim.
2000 Joint Venture Seeber Fastplas in Diadema (SP), Brazil.
New production plant in Trento, Italy.
New engineering office and production facility in Turin, Italy.
2001 Formation of 3 competence centers for the engine compartment, underbody and interior.
Joint Venture in Changchun, China.
Joint Venture in Araia, Spain.
2003 New production plant in Worms, Germany.
New production plant in Hattorf, Germany.
2004 New production plant in Changchun, China.
2005 Added the new production plant in Changchun, China.
Seeber Belgium N.V. become 100% subsidiary.
2014 New production plant in Wackersdorf.
2014 New factory in Kunshan, China put into operation.
2016 Laid the foundation stone for the new technical center in Worms, Germany.
2016 Establishes a joint venture in Japan.
Sep. 2017 Opened its second factory in Spain.
Opened a new plant in Shenyang, China with an investment of EUR 3 million.
May 2019 Entered into an agreement with Kasai Kogyo Co., Ltd to sell its plant in Wolfsburg-Hattorf.
Jul. 2019 Opened its new production plant in Kocovce in Slovakia.
May 2020 Opened the Roechling Direct Manufacturing Center (RDMC) in Waldachtal

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