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The Reifenhäuser Academy


New training methods and products for better learning.

Keeping up with innovation and operational excellence is crucial for competitive advantage. Building capabilities for future work and empowering workers for continuous change are keys to success. Focusing on productivity, performance and engagement organizations should ensure that employees receive training and the skills required.

AR:DEL - The Reifenhäuser Academy prepares organizations and employees for future work challenges. We offer a broad range of training formats to help individuals upgrade capabilities, develop foundational knowledge and advanced skills. We address machine operators, supervisors and the shop floor management.


Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK)

What we aim for is the best of all methods, not just standard practice.

Since man-machine interaction represents a competitive advantage for smart companies, we train both trainers who have many years of experience as well as junior employees to become certified Specialists and Trainers in Extrusioneering.

Armed with up-to-date knowledge, exciting training methods, and learning materials, our trainers will turn your employees into line operation experts. In classrooms as well as on your production line. Personally. With how-to-do videos and in webinars.


Our Training Offers

AR:DEL – The Reifenhäuser Academy offers training formats for beginners and advanced staff. Ranging from basic training for machine operators and process training for supervisors through to lean and production management for production managers. Training takes place face-to-face and digitally, on customer lines, or in our modern Technology Center. AR:DEL invites experts to regular knowledge-sharing meetings. At our seasonal camps, we present and discuss the latest developments from the world of plastics.

Technical Line Training

familiarizes machine operators with line technology, components, and processes. The aim is to achieve efficient line operation, reduce rejects, and provide training in maintenance and repairs.

Technical Line Training

turns machine operators into experts. The main topics are optimizing film quality, laboratory tests, and product design.

Lean and
production management

aims at improving production processes using the tools of lean and quality management. Training is intended for production managers who set their sights on productivity and quality.


includes topics such as recycling, circular economy and the development of innovative packaging solutions. The training is based on Reifenhäuser's innovative expertise and its ready-to-use solutions. Perfect for the start into the future.


Our Learning Methods

Creators & Instructors

from the Extrusioneers

…and other great experts for specific topics and different line technologies.

Ralf Wiechmann

Ralf Wiechmann

Film technology, efficient line operation, film design, recyclability

Christian Stelter

Automation, digital products in the film industry

Christian Stelter
Pascal Vanschoenwinkel

Pascal Vanschoenwinkel

Blown film technology, maintenance and repair, laboratory analyses, production optimization

Prof. Dr. Monika Küpper

Work-oriented learning concepts, competence development


We look forward to teaching you!

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