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Let us tell you a little bit about who we are and what Rauch Möbelwerke's heritage is.


New brand concept: with rauch BLUE, rauch ORANGE and rauch BLACK, rauch presents itself with a new brand identity – online and offline.


Rauch is expanding its activities in the area of online sales and with Shuffle is launching a great and versatile program on the market.

Closure of a production plant at the Freudenberg headquarters and relocation of production to the integrated site in Freudenberg-Bürgstadt and the production facility in Mastershausen.



Rauch shows up with inspirations for clever furnishing on the visual ideas platform Pinterest and expands his social media activities with an account at Instagram.



Heinz Rauch dies at the age of 86.

With "yourJOYce - Your wardrobe. Your chest. Your bed" Rauch offers a young and extremely versatile programme. The cupboards and chests of drawers can easily be put together individually with the help of a configurator.



Rauch on Facebook: Exciting insights and outlooks around the company and its product portfolio. 

All companies in the Rauch Group are awarded the PEFC and FSC labels.



Winner of the "National German Sustainability Award 2014".
Rauch Möbelwerke GmbH is Germany's most sustainable medium-sized company.


The "20up"-Logo
20up logo

Launch of "20up".
"A range of stand-alone wardrobes that fit everywhere!"


The four Rauch-Brands
rauch brands

Rauch develops new logos for its brand communication activities. The slogan it now uses consistently for everything is "A clever choice in furniture".


moebelwerke mastershausen

Complete acquisition of all company shares of Steffen AG in Masterhausen as well as integrating this company into the Rauch Group.

The Rauch Museum
rauch museum
Rauch – Plant 14 – Bürgstadt
rauch buergstadt

Extension of the manufacturing facility in Bürgstadt by about 10.000 sqm.

The Golden M - German Community for Quality in Furniture

Rauch receives the "Golden M". This award presented by the German Community for Quality in Furniture ("Deutsche Gütergemeinschaft Möbel e.V.") is the most important seal for quality and safety in furniture production in europe.


At the International Furniture Fair in Cologne, Rauch present their "Living Environments" concept to the public. A short-term-plan is to build a museum, which shows the history of the artwork of joinery and furniture.


Showroom Center in Freudenberg
rauch showroom center in freudenberg

Rauch opens a new 4,000 sqm Showroom Center in Freudenberg.


Rauch actively contributes to climate protection by putting an environmentally-friendly and CO2- neutral chip-combustor into operation. This provides heating for Plant 3, the administration buliding, the showroom and the Otto-Rauch-Foundation.


Buy-out of all shares of the Steffen AG Mastershausen by the Rauch families.


Logo from 1999
rauch dialog logo
Logo from 1999
rauch select art logo
Logo from 1999
rauch packs logo

Rauch reacts to the changes of the German market conditions and launches the three product sections of DIALOG, PACK'S and SELECT (back then known as "select-Art"). Rauch also increases the manufacturing capacity of the chipboard factory in Markt Bibart.


The Rauch family enterprise celebrates its 100th anniversary.


blue angel

Award of the environmental distinction "Blue Angel" for all Rauch products. All varnishes used are water-soluble and, therefore, environmentally friendly.


Extension of the manufacturing facilities from 50,000 sqm to 65,000 sqm, i.e. an area as large as three football fields.


Bürgstadt – furniture factory

Acquisition of the Zengel furniture factory in Bürgstadt. Real wood-veneer bedrooms are manufactured in this plant.


Rauch invites its domestic and foreign customers for its first In-House Show on its premises in Freudenberg.


Over the last 10 years staff numbers have doubled. More than 1,000 people work for Rauch now.


Rauch – Plant-3 – Freudenberg
Rauch – Plant-3 – Freudenberg

Opening of a new, 520 m long manufacturing facility on an area of 50,000 sqm. In this plant, Rauch specifically produce furniture with printed surfaces. Every minute, a complete bedroom or studio set comes off the production line with the aid of a new computer-controlled system.


Rauch develops the French, Dutch and Belgian markets with the export share rapidly rising to 20%.


Rauch employs a staff of more than 500.


Chipboard factory – Markt Bibart – 1960

Acquisition of the Kreibaum chipboard factory in Markt Bibart with an area of 14,382 sqm. As from now, Rauch produces all chipboard required for their own furniture production in this facility.


For the first time in its history, Rauch products are shown at the International Furniture Fair in Cologne which is known as the imm Cologne nowadays.


Wendelin, Günther and Heinz Rauch

After World War II, Wendelin, Günther and Heinz – the founder's grandsons – join the company. They focus on the manufacture of bedrooms, kitchens and occasional furniture. 


Wendelin Rauch, the founder of the Rauch Furniture Company, dies at the age of 67.


An innovative production concept, separating the machine hall from the assembly hall, is introduced in the new manufacturing facilities. Staff numbers exceed the 100 mark.


After some ups and downs in the 30s, Rauch buys the furniture factory of Emil Grein in Freudenberg. New CEOs of this company are Wendelin and his son Otto.


Otto Rauch
Wendelin Rauch

Otto Rauch joins the company of his father Wendelin.


Carpentry – 1897
Rauch joinery

At the age of 25, Wendelin Rauch establishes a small joinery in Freudenberg, Baden-Württemberg, producing occasional furniture.