ABOUT RIAS

RIAS is today the leading supplier of semi-finished plastic products for all sectors of industry, construction and the public sector in Denmark and we also have significant activities in the rest of Scandinavia.

Plastic is a component in nearly all products of today where the expectations for precision, durability, design and environmental care are high. RIAS delivers semi-finished plastic to all kind of industries such as the building and construction sector, chemical, mechanical, offshore, food, furniture and packaging sector as well as visual communication.

We have a wide range of semi-finished plastic on stock and also offer all kind of customized solutions to our customers especially from our processing department RIPRO, including 3D printing.

RIAS is founded in 1959 as ‘RIAS, Roskilde Industri Aktieselskab’ and since then the head office has been on Industrivej in Roskilde. RIAS has also a large industrial warehouse in Randers and a sales office in Bro near Stockholm.

RIAS A/S is quoted at the Copenhagen Stock Exchange and thyssenkrupp group is the main shareholder. RIAS is therefore part of the 9 companies within thyssenkrupp Plastic International supplying the international market with semi-finished plastic.

RIAS' HISTORY

2020

RIAS has carried out a major upgrade of the production facilities, which includes a renovation and reconstruction of a completely new and energy-optimized production hall.

2013

Establishment of sales organization in Sweden.

2010

RIAS merged with the subsidiary Nordisk Plast at the beginning of October 2010.

2009

Nordisk Plast inaugurates 6,000 m2 of new and modern warehouse and administration premises in Assentoft near Randers.

2008

RIAS takes over all shares in Nordisk Plast.

2006

Inauguration of a modern warehouse building of 2400 square metres, after which all RIAS' activities are gathered at Industrivej in Roskilde. Concurrently, the administrative premises are refurbished and extended with new conference facilties and reception.

2002

RIAS takes over the activities in RODENA, thus significantly strengthening its position as a supplier of plastic products and accessories to DIY centres and superstores in Scandinavia.

1999

RIAS acquires the processing company Akni Plast, now named RIPRO (RIAS Production), as part of RIAS' strategy to offer its customers industrial processing of plastic semi-manufactures of a high level of craftsmanship, including laser cutting, milling, bending, drilling, gluing and polishing.

1997

RIAS consolidates its leading position on the Danish market for plastic semi-manufactures by taking over the plastic activities from Tibnor Danmark.

1990

The Amer Group sells its shareholding to Thyssen Handelsunion AG, Germany. During the following months and years, the activities in the foreign subsidiaries are wound up, and RIAS subsequently concentrates on its core activities on the Danish market.

1987

The Knud E. Jacobsen family, sells the majority shareholding to the Finnish Amer Group.

1985

RIAS becomes listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.

1973 og '75

Establishment of subsidiary in Oslo and Stockholm

1963

The activities are supplemented with distribution of plastic semi-manufactures.

1959

Knud E. Jacobsen founds RIAS (Roskilde Industri Aktie selskab) in Roskilde. The company produces cast acrylic sheets.

MANAGEMENT GROUP

Henning Hess

Henning Hess

CEO
hh@rias.dk

Dannie Michaelsen

Dannie Michaelsen

CFO
dmi@rias.dk

Mette Nygaard Jensen

Mette Nygaard Jensen

EA/HR
hr@rias.dk

Mikkel Koefoed

Mikkel Koefoed

Business Development & Head of Marketing
mko@rias.dk

Anders Topp

Anders Topp

Division Manager, Building & Construction
ato@rias.dk

Frida Rytter

Frida Rytter

Sales Manager, Industry/Signs/Advertising
fry@rias.dk

Niklas Thomas Jensen

Niklas Thomas Jensen

Purchasing Manager
ntj@rias.dk

Lars Danner Hansen

Lars Danner Hansen

Factory & Warehouse Manager
lah@rias.dk

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Astrid Meicherczyk

Astrid Meicherczyk (1968)

CEO Operating Unit Plastics Europe, thyssenkrupp Materials Services GmbH
Chairman. Joined the Board of Directors in September 2021

Steen Raagaard Andersen

Steen Raagaard Andersen (1955)

Lawyer and Partner, Lund Elmer Sandager, Copenhagen
Vice-chairman. Joined the Board of Directors in January 2011

Nicolas Neuwirth

Nicolas Neuwirth (1965)

CEO, thyssenkrupp Plastics GmbH, Essen
Member of the Board of Directors. Joined the Board of Directors in January 2022

Dieter Wetzel

Dieter Wetzel (1961)

Member of the Board of Directors of: thyssenkrupp Otto Wolff N.V./S.A., Mechelen, Belgium
Member of the Board of Directors. Joined the Board of Directors in January 2010

Søren Koustrup

Søren Koustrup (1958)

Purchaser
Member of the Board of Directors, employee representative. Joined the Board of Directors in December 2011.

June Svendsen

June Svendsen (1970)

Purchaser
Member of the Board of Directors, employee representative. Joined the Board of Directors in December 2014.

Audit
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Torben Jensen, State-authorised public accountant
Christian Møller Gyrsting, State-authorised public accountant

Sales and delivery terms

RIAS A/S - CVR DK 44065118

JOB AT RIAS

RIAS want to draw, maintain and develop skilled employees as it is these persons that creates the good results and hereby the success of the company.

RIAS has approx. 100 competent employees a mix of both experienced and new colleagues. We are divided in departments in Roskilde and Randers in Denmark and Bro in Sweden.

We have no openings at the moment but you are more than welcome to send your motivated application to hr@rias.dk with a description of your skills and what you can provide to our company. We look forward to hear from you.

Processing of Applications and CV

Upon receipt of job applications for specific vacant jobs as well as unsolicited applications, RIAS A/S processes all necessary personal information, including your contact information, business experience information, education, etc. in order for us to recruit new employees.

Please note that your application can be stored by RIAS for up to 6 months after the recruitment process has been completed, as we might have an interest in contacting you again if new job openings or changes occur.

We process your application in accordance with the Personal Data Regulation (GDPR) and we use high standards of technical and organizational security measures to avoid abuse or data loss.

You can contact us at hr@rias.dk at any time after the recruitment process has been completed and request that your application, CV etc. are being deleted.