The REHAU Group is a polymer specialist with annual sales of around EUR 3.5 billion. The independent, privately held company has approximately 20,000 employees at more than 170 locations worldwide. The company employs 12,000 throughout Europe and 8,000 in Germany. For more than 70 years, REHAU has been working on making polymer products lighter, more comfortable, safer and more efficient. The company manufactures solutions for construction, automotive, and industry, and supplies its innovative products throughout the world.
With the rising demand of Smart Homes, Smart Mobility, and Internet of Things (IoT), the polymer-based company REHAU has been searching for new ways to integrate electronics to its products to increase their functionality and efficiency.
REHAU has been looking for a supplier whose technology would enable fast prototyping and proof of concept of specialized touch sensors, with non-standard shapes.