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"Creating Customer Enthusiam with Passion"

RHEOSOL® NW-Chemie GmbH will continue its engagement in “Creating Customer Enthusiasm with Passion” and lead into the coming hygiene decade on the highest possible standards based on 50 years of experience.

In the future, the manufacturer of medical products and drugs, Wachendorff-Chemie GmbH will operate under the name NW-Chemie GmbH. The shareholders of the Nölken family, together with the Wachendorff family, will work on expanding production capacities and further development of innovative products. In doing so, the current premises will continue to grow and the trusted team will be further enhanced.

Nölken Hygiene Products GmbH has long years of experience of production and sales in the fields of cosmetics and care. The family owned company is particularly strong in tissue products and a well-known brand name especially in baby care, and represents trust in their products as well as their accountability for high quality.

As a sole proprietorship, Wachendorff-Chemie GmbH was founded in 1970 by Marianne and Winand Wachendorff. In 1989, this individual enterprise was turned into a GmbH, an independent Limited company. Today, under its second generation management with Jan Wachendorff as the General Manager, Wachendorff-Chemie GmbH has become a modern, medium-sized enterprise.

NW-Chemie GmbH continues the product- and marketing strategy for medical hygiene care and remains a competent partner to national wholesalers and international distributors while providing continuously sophisticated solutions for healthcare, hygiene and care.

NW-Chemie GmbH starts the new decade highly motivated and with great potential, already working on the new challenges of and around COVID-19. Thanks to its virucidal properties, the Clinical Infection Control Products of the RHEOSEPT product line, in addition to expanded production capacities, now create an efficient support for system-relevant fields and protection of patients and staff in their fight against the novel Sars-CoV-2.


Developed under the brand RHEOSOL®, NW-Chemie GmbH (Troisdorf) produces pharmaceuticals, medical devices and cosmetics.

The chemical company has 45 years of experience in a field that necessitates a high degree of knowledge about the applied technology and by the same token still yields new innovations. RHEOSEPT® Disinfectants as biocides and medical devices are a core competence of the company and the Expert Solution Oral Hygiene Concept® is a development by RHEOSOL® powered by ELISCHA® Business Development firm at the bioscience, medical and dental location Witten on the campus of the private University of Witten/Herdecke. 

NW-Chemie GmbH is both brand manufacturer and complete supplier in the field of hygiene as well as a reliable original equipment manufacturer (OEM). Products are developed and produced in accordance with certification EN ISO 13485 in consideration of Medical Devices Directive (MDD) 93/42/EEC.