Rotpunkt celebrate 90 years in business

The German kitchen brand began as a manufacturer of cigar boxes

Rotpunkt celebrate 90 years in business

Rotpunkt, the German Kitchen manufacturer and designer, is celebrating 90 years in business this month.

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Founded in 1930 by Heinrich Rabe and Wilhem Meyer, the brand began under the name of Rabe & Meyer in Bünde, East Westphalia, where it manufactured cigar boxes and, later sewing boxes and wooden toys.

Matt Phillips Head of UK Operations Rotpunkt UK

During the post-war era, it moved into kitchen furniture and established itself as an international brand. Today, its focus in on sustainable kitchen furniture.

Matt Phillips, Head of UK Operations at Rotpunkt, says “We feel very proud to reach such a notable landmark of 90 years in the kitchen furniture industry and since origin, both brand and business have constantly evolved to meet the challenges of modern-day furniture design.”

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Phillips continues “Rotpunkt is committed to the production of high design, eco-oriented kitchen solutions that offer long-term profitability and sustainable core-attributes. As an exhibitor and featured brand partner at Europe’s leading kitchen, bedroom and bathroom design show, Kbb Birmingham 2020 next month, we are keen to continue developing our extensive retail network and ensure a Rotpunkt kitchen is the next ‘climate action solution’ for the modern home.”