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About Richter

Since its foundation in 1957, Richter Chemie-Technik GmbH a Unit of IDEX Corporation, has been the leading manufacturer for high quality fluoropolymer lined pumps and valves. Our German engineered products are used to transport and manage highly corrosive, environment critical, high-purity and other difficult to manage fluids in the most challenging applications.

We serve mainly fortune 500 customers in the process industry for base chemicals, fine and specialty chemicals and the pharmaceutical industry. However, Richter products can also be found in the food, mining, semiconductor and paper industries.

Our experience, know-how in material science, R&D and operations combined, form the corner stone of our leading position for customized solutions. An extensive distribution network in more than 50 countries allows us to serve our customers globally.  You can find Richter distributor locations worldwide through our Find a Sales Partner page.

When it comes to operational reliability and safety, Richter is the right partner for you.

About IDEX-company

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, we make thousands of products that are mission critical components in everyday activities. If you or a family member is battling cancer or another life-threatening disease, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our IDEX Health & Science team.

Founded in 1988 with three small, entrepreneurial manufacturing companies, we’re proud to say that we now call 40 diverse businesses around the world part of the IDEX family. With 7,000 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global $2+ billion company committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives. For more information, visit www.idexcorp.com.

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OUR MISSION and VALUES

Our values are centered around Trust, Team and Excellence and play an absolute key role in all our actions. Richter continuously strives to be a world-class engineering solutions company. We seek the trust and to satisfy our customers as a team by delivering excellence and by providing a respectful and motivational environment for our employees. Our goal is to fulfill this mission and achieve our objectives by applying our values in everything we do.

  • Our CUSTOMERS are our top priority
  • We DEVELOP our company, our employees and our communities
  • Our INTEGRITY is of utmost importance
  • We aim for EXCELLENCE
  • And our passion is SUCCESS

Richter is committed to excellence in customer service, both external and internal. Our employees are our customers, and we pledge to provide them continuous support in their personal development to make sure that they will remain successful in the future. For this purpose, IDEX offers the required framework and a clear commitment to implementation integrity.

- Ulrich Becker, Director HR Richter Chemie-Technik GmbH

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OUR MISSION and VALUES

Our values are centered around Trust, Team and Excellence and play an absolute key role in all our actions. Richter continuously strives to be a world-class engineering solutions company. We seek the trust and to satisfy our customers as a team by delivering excellence and by providing a respectful and motivational environment for our employees. Our goal is to fulfill this mission and achieve our objectives by applying our values in everything we do.

  • Our CUSTOMERS are our top priority
  • We DEVELOP our company, our employees and our communities
  • Our INTEGRITY is of utmost importance
  • We aim for EXCELLENCE
  • And our passion is SUCCESS

Richter is committed to excellence in customer service, both external and internal. Our employees are our customers, and we pledge to provide them continuous support in their personal development to make sure that they will remain successful in the future. For this purpose, IDEX offers the required framework and a clear commitment to implementation integrity.

- Ulrich Becker, Director HR Richter Chemie-Technik GmbH

Corporate Responsibility

At Richter Chemie-Technik GmbH, corporate responsibility is a corner stone of the overall strategy. As a supplier of critical products for fortune 500 companies, this obligation underscores the services we offer, the suppliers we engage with and the way we interact with and invest in our community.

Our corporate responsibility can be best described through four pillars we use to guide our actions:

  • People
  • Ethics & integrity
  • Community
  • Environment

These pillars combined create value for our partners, employees, communities, and the markets we serve. While we highlight these four pillars our corporate responsibility reaches further and touches many more topics in line with the IDEX policy.

OUR PEOPLE

We feel that the people part in the equation is critical to success. Richter is committed to support its people to live well and achieve their personal goals. That starts with a safe workplace through training, prevention and awareness programs. The diverse perspectives and talents make both our company and our communities the best they can be. We support health, well-being and make sure our people have a say in the overall direction of our journey through processes, programs and open communication. We invest continuously in our people and in career progression of talented team members to develop future leaders.

ETHICS & INTEGRITY

We act with integrity to uphold the highest professional standards. lt underlies principles of the IDEX code of conduct and forms the core of our corporate responsibility platform. Our commitment to integrity extends through our values: Trust, Team Excellence. These are the basis of our relationship with our colleagues, customers and suppliers alike. The IDEX Ethics and Compliance Program supports our ethics commitment which strives to prevent, detect and report completely anonymously violations and promote our ethical culture.

OUR COMMUNITY

Regardless of the size of the company, we believe that it is important to have a profound relationship with the communities where we live and work. With initiatives like volunteering, philanthropy and other initiatives like the IDEX Foundation, we believe to create a shared value and sustain our communities. Richter's partnership with schools and universities emphasizes our commitment to allow young scholars get practical experience through internships. We believe that a good relationship with the local community will attract young talents.

OUR WORLD

The world's population topped 7.5 billion and is growing steadily; we will need to share the Earth's scarce resources and be more efficient. The focus at Richter is on the long term impact of our decisions. Richter's products play a crucial role in preventing hazardous fluids to leak to the environment at our customer's site. Designing the highest quality products for critical environments is embedded in the genes of our company.

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Quality

At Richter, we are committed to providing value to our customers' business with the highest quality products.

Our quality system provides the framework for our business management system from raw material purchases to shipping finished products. Guided from our Management Team, our goal for continuous improvement of our processes and products is an integral part of Richter’s global growth strategy.

Most of our products satisfy the requirements of the German Clean Air Act (TA-Luft) and are accordingly tested and certified. Type tests, ATEX certificates, TRT dangerous goods and other certificates underscore the quality and reliability of our products.

Richter is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001. Product specific certificates can be found at our Downloads page.

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Quality

At Richter, we are committed to providing value to our customers' business with the highest quality products.

Our quality system provides the framework for our business management system from raw material purchases to shipping finished products. Guided from our Management Team, our goal for continuous improvement of our processes and products is an integral part of Richter’s global growth strategy.

Most of our products satisfy the requirements of the German Clean Air Act (TA-Luft) and are accordingly tested and certified. Type tests, ATEX certificates, TRT dangerous goods and other certificates underscore the quality and reliability of our products.

Richter is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001. Product specific certificates can be found at our Downloads page.