Group

RETHMANN: A family-owned group delivering long-term growth

RETHMANN is a family-owned holding company with three independent divisions: REMONDIS, Rhenus and SARIA. These separate businesses share a commitment to reliable service, customer focus and continuous innovation. RETHMANN also holds a 34 per cent stake in the Transdev Group, a leading international mobility company in the public transport sector. RETHMANN is headquartered in Selm, Germany, where the company was founded in 1934.

REMONDIS

  • REMONDIS: Recycling, services, water

    The REMONDIS Group has extensive expertise in recycling, services and water. Its subsidiaries operate in many different fields, including waste-derived recyclables, innovative recycling products, alternative fuels, water supply and wastewater treatment services. REMONDIS also offers low-impact disposal of residual waste and hazardous materials for which viable recycling methods have not yet been developed. In addition, the REMONDIS Maintenance & Services subsidiaries provide complex industrial services to the heavy industry, oil refining, chemical and energy sectors.

    Across all its activities, REMONDIS is committed to conserving natural resources and making optimum use of recycling raw material sources. In doing so, the Group is shaping the future of materials procurement and making a lasting contribution to climate protection, while maintaining the highest levels of quality. Working for the future.

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RHENUS

Rhenus: global logistics services

  • The Rhenus Group is one of the leading logistics specialists and its business operations extend around the globe. It develops innovative solutions along the complete supply chain. Whether providing transport, warehousing, customs clearance or value-added services, the company pools its operations in its Automotive, Contract Logistics, Overland Transport, Port Logistics and Air & Ocean divisions, where the needs of customers are the major focus at all times.

    The Rhenus Group also views itself as a value creation partner for its customers. In this role, Rhenus analyses extremely complex logistical processes and optimises them with its customers along their supply chains. These customers not only benefit from Rhenus’ sector expertise, but also its product know-how. Rhenus enables goods to flow, accelerates processes, makes any necessary adjustments, plans ahead and offers customers genuine value added as a result.

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SARIA

SARIA: Products and services that are part of our lives

  • SARIA Group is a leading international producer of quality products for human consumption, animal nutrition, aquaculture, pharmaceutical and industrial applications and for the agricultural sector. SARIA Group also generates renewable energy and provides services for the agricultural sector and the food industry.

    With its extensive logistical network, SARIA can collect and process animal by-products quickly and efficiently through services tailored to specific customers and markets. Based on highly specialised processes, it uses these materials to make high-quality products for a diverse range of applications - all custom-engineered for subsequent production processes.

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Transdev

Transdev: Innovative mobility options

  • With activities in 19 countries, the Transdev Group is one of the leading private companies in the field of mobility and public transportation. The Group's services cover a wide range of individualized transportation for private and municipal customers in both urban and rural areas. Traditional bus, tram and rail transport is just as much a part of the portfolio as transportation via cable car and ferry. The business activities also include innovative fields such as e-mobility, autonomous driving and mobility-on-demand, as well as mobility-as-a-service (MaaS).

    Transdev not only acts as a service provider to meet the transportation needs of today, but also as a provider of the mobility concepts of the future. With a clear focus on innovative, tailor-made and ecologically sustainable passenger transport, the group of companies offers added value for end customers, municipalities and industrial companies as well as the environment.

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Management

Executive Board and Supervisory Board

Executive Board: Klemens Rethmann (Speaker) and Ludger Rethmann.

The Chairman of the Supervisory Board is Dr. Martin Rethmann, Deputy Chairman is Georg Rethmann.


News

  • News: In-depth and direct

    For all media enquiries concerning the individual divisions, please contact the respective press officer. Alternatively, please use the links below to go to the media section on the respective website.


    Latest press release:

    Selm, 14 December 2020 - After many years on the Supervisory Board of the RETHMANN Group, Norbert Rethmann will step down as a full member of the Supervisory Board on 01 January 2021. He will, however, retain his role as Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board. At the same time, his grandson, Lukas Rethmann, will be appointed as a full member of the RETHMANN Supervisory Board. He has been attending meetings as a guest since 2015

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    Selm, 16 September 2019 – The SARIA Group officially opened its new headquarters building at the weekend, which is also home to the RETHMANN Group. The newly designed square in front of the building bears the name of Norbert Rethmann, who was Chairman of the Management Board and Supervisory Board for many years and is now Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the RETHMANN Group. The ceremony was attended by Mayor Mario Löhr as well as members of the supervisory and management boards of the RETHMANN divisions.

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    Issy-les-Moulineaux (France), January 10, 2019 – In accordance with the agreement reached on October 2, 2018, Caisse des Dépôts Group and the RETHMANN Group today announced the completion of the acquisition of 34% of Transdev’s share capital by the RETHMANN Group. The new shareholder structure will enable Transdev to accelerate its development in France and abroad.

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    • SARIA SE & Co. KG

      Corporate Communications
      Dustin Crefeld
      Norbert-Rethmann-Platz 1
      59379 Selm
      Germany
      Tel.: +49 2592 210-122
      E-Mail

      REMONDIS SE & Co. KG

      Marketing/Communication/Press
      Michael Schneider
      Brunnenstraße 138
      44536 Lünen
      Germany
      Tel.: +49 2306 106-515
      E-MAIL

      For the latest news from REMONDIS, click here

      Rhenus SE & Co. KG

      Unternehmenskommunikation
      Rhenus-Platz 1
      59439 Holzwickede
      Germany
      Telefon: +49 2301 29-0
      EMAIL

      For current and archived press releases from Rhenus, click here


Contact

What can we do for you?

  • Our employees are happy to help with any questions, suggestions, requests or problems. Please call us, e-mail us or send us a fax.

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    • RETHMANN SE & Co. KG

      Norbert-Rethmann-Platz 1
      59379 Selm
      Germany
      Tel.: +49 25 92 / 2 10 0

      REMONDIS SE & Co. KG

      Brunnenstraße 138
      44536 Lünen
      Germany
      Tel.: +49 2306 106-0
      E-MAIL

      Rhenus SE & Co. KG

      Rhenus-Platz 1
      59439 Holzwickede
      Germany
      Tel.: +49 2301 29-0
      E-MAIL

      SARIA SE & Co. KG

      Norbert-Rethmann-Platz 1
      59379 Selm
      Germany
      Tel.: +49 2592 210-0
      E-MAIL


Legal Notice

  • RETHMANN SE & Co. KG

    Norbert-Rethmann-Platz 1
    59379 Selm
    Germany
    Tel.: +49 2592 210-0

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    • Registration Court:

      Amtsgericht Dortmund HR A 15431

      Personally liable partner:

      Rethmann Beteiligungs SE
      Head Office: 59379 Selm
      Registry court: Amtsgericht Dortmund
      Registration number: HRB 26454

      Board of Management:

      Klemens Rethmann (CEO)
      Ludger Rethmann

      Chairman of the Supervisory Board:

      Dr. Martin Rethmann

      Sales tax identification number:

      DE 196 899 706

      1. Website Content

      We make every effort to ensure that the content of our website is always up-to-date, accurate and comprehensive, but freedom from errors cannot be fully guaranteed. We therefore accept no liability for the information provided being current, accurate, comprehensive or for the quality of this information. Liability claims relating to material or intellectual property damages incurred through the use or non-use of the information provided and/or through the use of inaccurate and incomplete information are strictly excluded unless the errors were deliberate or due to gross negligence.

      All information is subject to change and is non-binding. We specifically reserve the right to change, amend, delete or to halt publication, either temporarily or permanently, of parts of the site or the entire content without prior notice.

      2. External References and Links

      This internet site contains direct or indirect links to third party internet sites (links). These external internet sites are the sole liability of the relevant operators. We have no influence over the accuracy of the content in question. The linked sites were checked for any legal violations at the time the initial links were set and there were no legal violations apparent at that time. We have no influence whatsoever over the current and future composition and content of the linked sites. The setting of direct or indirect links does not mean that we endorse the content associated to the reference or the link. We do not undertake constant monitoring of direct or indirect links without concrete notification of legal violations. The corresponding links will be deleted immediately should legal violations come to our attention.

      3. Copyright and Trademarks

      All brands and trademarks named on the internet site and which may be protected by third parties are solely subject to the conditions of the relevant applicable trademark law and the rights of ownership of the registered owners.
      We retain the copyright for published content created by ourselves as authors of the site. The reproduction or use of such graphics, audio documentation, video sequences and texts in other electronic or printed publications requires our express permission.

      4. Data Protection

      Where the internet site contains the option of entering personal or commercial data (email addresses, names, addresses, etc), the provision of such data on the part of the user is on a purely voluntary basis. We provide our express assurance that this data will not be passed on to third parties under any circumstances.

      5. Legal Force

      This disclaimer forms part of our internet site. In the event that specific phrases or parts of this text should no longer correspond to current legal provisions, either in whole or in part, the rest of this declaration remains unaffected.


Privacy & Cookies

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    • Protecting your personal data is important to us. Please note the following information about the processing of personal data in connection with using our website.

      I.    Data controller

      The data controller for this website is:

      RETHMANN SE & Co. KG
      Norbert-Rethmann-Platz 1
      59379 Selm
      Germany

      Further information on our company is provided in our LEGAL NOTICE.

      II. Name and address of the Data Protection Officer

      The Data Protection Officer for the data controller is:

      Data Protection Officer
      RETHMANN SE & Co. KG
      Norbert-Rethmann-Platz 1
      59379 Selm
      Germany
      E-Mail: DATENSCHUTZ@RETHMANN.DE


      In order to protect your privacy with due care and to ensure that your data is handled with complete confidentiality, please note the information below:

      III. Availability of the website and creation of log files

      Logging

      1. Description and scope of data collection

      When using the website, certain connection data is temporarily stored, together with data provided by your Internet browser. The following data is logged for the purpose of operating the website:

      • IP address of the computer used to access the site (for a maximum of 7 days)
      • Operating system of the computer used to access the site
      • Browser version of the computer used to access the site
      • Name of the accessed file
      • Date and time of access
      • Amount of data transferred
      • Referring URL
      • Connection logging

      2. Purpose and legal basis of the processing

      To the extent that this information is personal, we use it only for the purpose of operating the website and maintaining the confidentiality and integrity of the personal data processed by our IT systems (including for technical purposes of network communication, error and fault detection, and defence against attacks). The legal basis for this data processing is our legitimate interest as set out in Art. 6 (1) f of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

      3. Duration of storage

      The IP address is deleted by us after 7 days at the latest. It is then no longer possible to associate the remaining data with a particular person.

      4. Option to object and to delete data

      Collection of data in order to make the website available and storage of the data in log files are essential for operation of the website. Accordingly, the user cannot object to this.

      IV. Cookies

      Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive by your browser. We also use session cookies, which are used to establish a unique connection between you and our website. This involves storing a random number only. The session cookie is automatically removed when the browser is closed.

      If you do not wish to allow cookies on your computer (or other device), you can disable them in your Internet browser. However, this may impair the functionality of the website. The legal basis for data processing using cookies for the purpose of operating the website is our legitimate interest as set out in Art. 6 (1) f of the GDPR.

      V. Automated decision-making/profiling

      We do not use automated decision-making or profiling.

      VI. Sharing of data

      Your personal data will not be shared with any external entity or third countries. The data will not be shared within the corporate group.

      VII. Your rights as a data subject

      As a data subject, you have a right to:

      Access (Art. 15 of the GDPR)

      to your personal data that we process. Specifically, you can request information about the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipient to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right to lodge a complaint, the origin of your data if it was not collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information about the details of this processing;

      Rectification (Art. 16 of the GDPR)

      You have the right to obtain from the controller the rectification or completion of inaccurate personal data concerning you;

      Erasure (Art. 17 of the GDPR)

      of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary for exercising the right to freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;

      Restriction of processing of your personal data (Art. 18 of the GDPR)

      if the accuracy of the personal data is contested by you, the processing is unlawful, but you oppose the erasure of the personal data and we no longer require the data but you need it for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, or you have objected to the processing under Art. 21 of the GDPR;

      Right to data portability (Art. 20 of the GDPR)

      of your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, or to request a transfer to another controller;

      Right to withdraw consent

      The same applies if you have given your consent to the collection or use of personal data and wish to withdraw it. You can withdraw consent at any time with effect for the future, by e-mail or letter;

      Complaint (Art. 77 of the GDPR)

      You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your personal data is not lawful. The address of the supervisory authority responsible for our company is:

      State Commissioner for Data Protection and Information Security of North Rhine-Westphalia;

      Address: Kavalleriestr. 2-4, 40213 Düsseldorf, Germany

      Tel.: 0211-38424-0; Fax: 0211-38424-10
      E-Mail: POSTSTELLE@LDI.NRW.DE

       

      Right to object

      If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests as set out in Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 f of the GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data under Art. 21 of the GDPR insofar as there are grounds for doing so relating to your particular situation or you object to processing for direct marketing purposes. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which will be implemented by us without a specific reason being required.

      Upon request, we will inform you in writing or electronically whether and which of your personal data is stored by us (right of access, Art. 15 of the GDPR). You can also check your submissions regarding erasure (Art. 17 of the GDPR), rectification (Art. 16 of the GDPR), restriction of processing (Art. 18 of the GDPR), and data portability (Art. 20 of the GDPR) of your personal data, and take action accordingly if the conditions are met. To do so, please contact:

      RETHMANN SE & Co. KG
      Norbert-Rethmann-Platz 1
      59379 Selm
      Germany
      E-Mail: DATENSCHUTZ@RETHMANN.DE

      • INFORMATION FOR VISITORS

        • Contact details of the data controller

          The data controller is:

          RETHMANN SE & Co. KG
          Norbert-Rethmann-Platz 1
          59379 Selm
          Germany
          Tel.: +49 2592 210-0
          Fax: +49 2592 210-299

          Name and address of the Data Protection Officer

          The contact details of the data controller’s Data Protection Officer are as follows:

          Data Protection Officer

          RETHMANN SE & Co. KG
          Norbert-Rethmann-Platz 1
          59379 Selm
          Germany
          E-Mail: DATENSCHUTZ@RETHMANN.DE

          What data is processed?
          We process your personal data that we have collected directly from you. Personal data (referred to as "Data" below) is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, e.g. your name, address, telephone number or date of birth. An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

          Specifically, we process the following:

          • First and last name
          • Date of your visit
          • Car registration number
          • Name and address of the company you work for
          • Your contact person within the company
          • Visitor badge number
          • Time that your visit begins and ends
          • Signature

          Purpose of processing and legal basis
          The Data is processed for the following purposes: exercise of our right to refuse access or terminate a visit, protection of our property, and to ensure compliance with safety regulations.

          The legal basis for processing this Data is our legitimate interest (Art. 6 (1) f of the GDPR) in data processing.

          Sharing of Data

          Your personal Data will not be shared with any external entity. The Data will not be shared within the corporate group.

          Duration of storage
          Your personal Data that is processed for the purpose of visitor registration will be deleted no later than four days after your visit.

          Obligation to provide your Data
          You are neither legally nor contractually required to provide us with your Data as part of the visitor registration process. If you refuse to provide the Data, however, we are entitled to refuse you access to our site and buildings. If you are required to enter our buildings and site due to a contractual agreement with a third party (e.g. your employer), you may suffer negative consequences.

          Rights of the data subject
          You can request information from us at any time about the processing of your personal Data (Art. 15 GDPR). In line with legal provisions, you also have a right to rectification (Art. 16 of the GDPR) and erasure (Art. 17 of the GDPR) of your Data, a right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 of the GDPR) and you can object to the processing of your Data (Art. 21 of the GDPR).

          Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority:
          Under Art. 77 of the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your personal Data is not lawful. The address of the supervisory authority responsible for our company is: State Commissioner for Data Protection and Information Security of North Rhine-Westphalia; address: Kavalleriestr. 2-4, 40213 Düsseldorf,
          Germany; Tel.: +49 211 384 240; Fax: +49 211 384 2410
          E-Mail: 

          Automated decision-making/profiling
          We do not use automated decision-making or profiling.


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