The RAHN-Group is an international family business based in Switzerland that has been operating for over 80 years.
Innovative technology company
As an innovative technology company, we supply demanding industries with natural and synthetic raw materials. We combine high-quality products, in-depth expertise and comprehensive services to offer our customers tailor-made integrated solutions.
We think long-term
We think long-term, respond quickly, take a cooperative approach and are prepared to enter into and stand by commitments.
We assume social and cultural responsibility and trust in the ability and loyalty of our employees and business partners.
Our Values & Culture
Ana Patricia Rahn Erden
At the beginning of 2006, Ms. Ana Patricia Rahn Erden has acquired a majoritiy share of the RAHN-Group from her father Hans Konrad Rahn.
Ms. Rahn holds a law degree and is member of the Board of Directors of the company. Besides other activities, she is chairing the Rahn Kulturfonds and is member of the Board of the Rahn Foundation.
Hans Konrad Rahn
1933 - 2009
As the second generation owner, Hans Konrad Rahn managed the family company
RAHN AG for 25 years. It was always important to him to create an interesting work environment and to grant the employees considerable freedom to achieve the company's goals. On top of this, he was highly involved in social and cultural issues. This is reflected in the Rahn Foundation and the Rahn Kulturfonds.
In 1992, Hans Konrad Rahn retired from operative responsibilities of the company and from 2000 to 2009 he served as Honorary President of the Board of Directors.
Laboratory opened at RAHN Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
RAHN NL B.V. founded in the Netherlands
75 year anniversary of the RAHN-Group
RAHN France Sarl founded in France
RAHN Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. founded in China
Hans Konrad Rahn hands over the majority shareholder position to Ana Patricia Rahn Erden Focus on EnergyCuring and Cosmetics
Spin-off of medical technology business
RAHN Minimed AG founded
Development of own-brand active ingredients for cosmetics
RAHN USA Corp. founded in the United States
RadLab AG founded (joint venture with Walter Mäder AG)
RAHN UK Ltd. founded in the United Kingdom
RAHN GmbH founded in Germany
Three business areas: EnergyCuring, Cosmetics, Medtech
Distribution of medical equipment
Hans Konrad Rahn takes over as the majority shareholder from his father
Portfolio expanded to include raw materials for the cosmetics industry
Founded as a one-man business by Hans Rahn (trading in chemicals)