3 Regional
Opening the
Next Chapter

Three privately owned and managed companies, RAKO, X-label and Baumgarten merge to realize our common vision of becoming one of the leading label converters in the world with footprints in our customers’ growth regions and markets.

Global Presence,
Local Roots

With 30 operating production facilities, we establish a worldwide union that benefits from its powerful members.

We build upon our founding partners’ incredible track records, reinforcing our local relevance through connecting as an integrated global network.

Locations in Germany
Locations in France
Location in Switzerland
Location in Romania
Location in South Africa
Locations in China
Location in Brazil
Location in Mexico
Location in Argentina
Location in Russia

Continuing Our
Success Stories

Bringing together our companies will ensure stability within a globalizing and competitive market environment and provide competitive advantages for further growth.

  • reaching global presence
  • extending product portfolio
  • boosting innovative power
  • enhancing all operational aspects
  • strengthening local outlets and jobs
  • providing a strong financial backbone

Creating the
New Powerhouse
of the Industry


Annually Printed Labels


Production Facilities


Customers Worldwide


Annual Revenues (USD)



Is Our Daily

We unfold new potentials for our customers through driving the evolution of our industry.

  • digital printing solutions
  • high-end technological implementation
  • client and innovation oriented supply chain
  • material and process engineering
  • harmonizing global artwork
  • sustainability / eco-friendly processes

Providing the Best Environment
for Our Employees

As family-owned companies, we cherish the concept of community and strive to build and strengthen a communal sense within our enterprise – internationally and locally.

  • providing local and international career opportunities
  • encouraging exchange between teams and regions
  • empowering our staff to push boundaries
  • exploring new directions together

Stand for

As owner-managed companies, the management of RAKO, X-label and Baumgarten stand for their trusted form of continuity. Together we will master the challenges of the future and become a leading global manufacturer of packaging solutions within the next 10 years. We count on the support of our team.

Tim Fiedler CEO Finance, HR, Purchasing
Fernando Gabel MD Latin America
Matthias Kurtz CEO Supply Chain, IT
Jan Oberbeck CEO Sales, Business Development
Adrian Tippenhauer CEO Sales, Business Development

Looking for Partners
that Share Our DNA

We establish ourselves as a global platform for strong and forward thinking companies in our industry.

We encourage like-minded companies to become our partner to help us building a leading entity within our industry through joint ventures and acquisitions.

This is
Our Future

We look forward to an exciting common future, uniting as a global team with strong local footprints all over the world, providing the best labeling and smart packaging solutions for customers in every aspect of our business.

Taking the
Next Steps

The ongoing process of establishing our global network is defined in a roll-out over the next 2 years and will be achieved by the following initial steps:

  • day-to-day business remains unchanged
  • planning phase for complete integration will continue until the end of the year
  • integration office is established between all merging parties
  • integration process and roll-out will last through 
2017 & 2018


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RAKO ETIKETTEN GmbH & Co. KG Möllner Landstraße 15 D - 22969 Witzhave Phone: +49 (0)4104 / 693-0 Fax: +49 (0)4104 / 1721 E-Mail: info@rako-etiketten.com Management: Matthias Kurtz, Adrian Tippenhauer Advisory Board: Dr. Andreas Jacobs; Dr. Max Odefey; Matthias Kurtz; Adrian Tippenhauer Commercial register: Lübeck HRA 34 AH Value added tax identification number: DE 135508198 Mr. Tippenhauer is responsible for contents according to § 6 MDStV.


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