Fibers Designed by Nature  

With its innovative functions, the "green" JRS Plant Fiber Technology contributes to making tomorrow's world a lot better.

At JRS, J. RETTENMAIER & SÖHNE Group, we are committed to the development, processing, and optimization of high-grade natural fibers from cellulose, wood, grain, and fruit plants for use in pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs, animal feed, industry and technology.

JRS
 long term, Reliable Development Strategy Based on Sustainability and Partnership

Fibers Designed by Nature - Innovative 'Green' Technology with Vision

Josef Otto Rettenmaier, CEO JRS

As an Independent, Family owned and Managed Company Group, we Pursue a long term, Reliable Development Strategy Based on Sustainability and Partnership.

A spirit of inventiveness and close customer relations has shaped JRS for more than 140 years. What began in 1878 with the acquisition of an oil and grain mill has developed into one of the world's leading groups of companies involved in organic fibers.
While our headquarters are firmly rooted in the countryside of Swabia in Germany, our mentality and activities are fully internationally oriented.

Manufacturer, Solution Provider, System and Technology Partner of the Industry:  

Our production, sales and logistics concept is focused on the needs of modern industrial production - all around the world.

The Engagement for a  Better World of Tomorrow is our Focus of Activities

With our 'green' JRS plant fiber technology, we are making our contribution to pressing issues of world health, world nutrition, sustainable environmental protection and resource conservation. Thanks to this philosophy and the great affinity with our emloyees, the JRS Family as a strong community looks into a successful, sustainable future!

Get to Know Us

Global network concept for continuous availability and perfect service anywhere in the world

Who we are 

We, the JRS, J. RETTENMAIER & SÖHNE Group, we are committed to the development, processing and optimization of high-grade natural fibers from cellulose, wood, grain and fruit plants for use in pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs, animal feed, industry and technology.

Innovative JRS future technology from natural raw materials

Better. Green. Intelligent.

Nature offers us a seemingly endless reserve of useful functions which have been integrated into the plant world since the beginning of time. JRS innovative 'green' future-oriented technology opens up these valuable functions and properties for all areas of modern industry.

The JRS laboratory for baked goods

140 Years of JRS History

Inventiveness, the courage to break new ground and customer proximity have been the hallmarks of JRS for over 140 years. Originating from a classic oil and grain mill, the JRS Group has developed into the know-how and world market leader in the field of functional 'green' plant fibre technology.

Unique Expertise

Unique Know-How

Unique Know-How and Technology Combination:
These modules make JRS unique worldwide as a manufacturer and system and technology partner to industry


QM

JRS Quality Management

With ultra-modern production facilities and consistent quality management, we can guarantee maximum efficiency and reliability on a systematic basis - as shown by our certifications ISO 9001, ISO 50001, QS, FSSC 22000, HACCP, PEFC and GMP conformity (application-related).

JRS BU

JRS Business Units

Specialists in various disciplines and application areas are available as idea generator, advisor and competent problem solvers for all questions about JRS fibers.
The versatile synergy effects from different applications are for the benefit of all users of JRS plant fiber and cellulose technology.

Better. Green. Intelligent.

The 'green' Concept of JRS

functional products from cellulose, cereal and fruit fibers or wood fibers

JRS thinks 'green'

JRS products are based on the idea of the natural cycle of materials.

Family

Future-oriented

Good conscience for a worthwhile, better future !

Innovative JRS future technology from natural raw materials

Sustainable

Certified sustainability - produced from renewable, plant-based raw materials.

The Innovative 'green' JRS Plant Fiber Technology Creates Functions for Modern Industry

Unique: The Innovative JRS Plant Fiber Technology

Highly Functional Plant Fibre Products for all Areas of life! 

JRS Opens up the 'green' Functionality of Vegetable raw Materials to the Industry with the Latest Fiber Technology:

The JRS, J. RETTENMAIER & SÖHNE Group, are committed to the research, development and processing of high-quality, functional organic fibers made from renewable, plant-based raw materials.

As a systems and technology partner in industry, we use our fibers to create functional solutions for many products and chemical-technical processes. And that for almost all areas of life. In our actions, we try to meet a high ecological standard – from the selection of raw materials through the processing steps to environmentally friendly processes.

Here our work focuses on both ecological and economic sustainability: In times of a growing world population we see ourselves as a pioneer for a modern, worth living world where all people have access to healthy food, worldwide available medical care and resource saving, environmentally friendly industry production.

› Functions of Plant Based Raw Materials

Watching and learning from nature and captured in state-of-the-art technology: 

Just as the water in a tree reaches from the roots to the leaves, plant raw materials show us many functions that can be implemented for industrial use.

We encounter functional, organic fibres in every form, without us knowing it, in many areas of daily life - from food to technical products, from pharmaceuticals to innovative materials. In countless products, these functional geniuses from renewable plant raw materials ensure the highest quality standards and expand their range of applications.

› JRS 'green' Concept

With its innovative functions, the "green" JRS plant fiber technology contributes to making tomorrow's world a lot better.

We, the JRS, J. RETTENMAIER & SÖHNE Group, are committed to the research, development and processing of high-quality, functional organic fibers made from renewable, plant-based raw materials.

Versatile problem solutions for 1001 tasks in health, nutrition, industry and technology! We look forward to your interest!

Manufacturer and Solution Provider with Unique Technological know-how

Decades of production experience, the highest quality standards, our own special plant engineering and comprehensive special know-how lead to successful plant fibre application solutions.

Your innovative system and technology partner for modern industry all over the world!

EPT
Enhanced JRS Process Technologies  'EPT' Enhanced Process Technology
R&D
Application Consulting, Technological R&D / Application-Services, Laboratory-/Pilot Systems
Worldwide
Worldwide Sales + Logistics
JRS
Comprehensive Quality and Approval Management
JRS Family –

a Company with Team Spirit

The satisfaction of our employees and a long-term cooperation is important to us, therefore we invest time and the corresponding resources for this purpose. From the ground up, we offer attractive opportunities for training and further education - whether you are a pupil, student or professional, we will accompany you on your way. We are the JRS family, a company family with a collegial spirit.

Simon Haas

"JRS is characterized by the fact that it has a solution for almost every problem of modern life made of natural & innovative fibers and my task is to distribute them".

Simon Haas, Sales Manager HP Care

Jakob Krout

"I enjoy my work because I have the opportunity to influence decisions myself. It's good to see that something I initiated is working."

Jakob Krout, Production foremen Osthalle Graubereich

Matthias Hirschle

"JRS is a reliable employer in the region and offers a secure job until retirement."

Matthias Hirschle, Production foremen Buchenmühle

For over 140 Years JRS

Milestones of JRS since its foundation in 1878 until today - from the wood mill to a worldwide group with more than 3500 employees at over 90 production and sales locations for the innovative JRS plant fiber technology.

JRS – At Home All Over the World

A Global Network Concept for Continuous Availability and Perfect Service all Around the World

JRS worldwide
JRS Innovations

Innovative Functionality


Just as the water in a tree reaches from the roots to the leaves, plant raw materials show us many functions that can be implemented for industrial use.

JRS uses these functions in its 'green' future technology for almost all areas of daily life.

JRS Products

Overview JRS Basic Products


JRS uses these functions in its 'green' future technology for almost all areas of daily life.

Career

Career & Education


Career with JRS - an attractive employer in the region and around the globe.

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