Strength

High Product Diversity

  • plastics of leading manufacturers
  • 4000 active grades
  • client-specific compounds

Short Lead Times

  • individual logistics concepts
  • 25.000sqm logistics center
  • delivery of small and large quantities
  • next day delivery

Support & Solutions

  • material selection and product specification
  • from the product idea to series production
  • long-term quantity agreements
  • Workshops
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Profile

As an independent, family-run trading company, we have been distributing engineering plastics from a wide range of manufacturers to companies in the target markets of injection molding and extrusion since 1988. Aside from engineering plastics, we offer the whole range from commodity plastics to high performance plastics.

In 2007 we became an official distributor of SABIC Innovative Plastics, therefore we can supply the entire SABIC IP product range.

Die XIFA GmbH vertreibt seit 1988 Kunststoffe diverser Hersteller für die Zielmärkte Spritzguss und Extrusion.

In addition to the material supply, we support our customers with technical support, which ranges from the material selection to mold and tool design.

Due to our close relationships with the manufacturing and processing industry we can guarantee a high level of technical know-how. This allows us the compounding of specialty products to individual customer specifications.

The quality of our service and commitment to sustainability have been certified by DEKRA to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015.

Markets

  • Automotive
  • Electrical
  • Medical
  • Aviation
  • Railway
  • Infrastructure
  • Construction
  • Furniture
  • Home appliances
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History

1988Dieter Rapp founds the XIFA Kunststoff-Vertrieb GmbH in Albig and starts the distribution of engineering plastics and peripherals
1991The company moves to Waibstadt and the focus is placed solely on the sales of engineering plastics
1994Certification to DIN ISO 9001 quality management system requirements
2002XIFA GmbH exhibits for the first time with their own booth at the FAKUMA in Friedrichshafen
2004The eldest son, Dominic Rapp, enrolls in the company
2007XIFA is appointed an official distributor of SABIC Innovative Plastics for Germany
2007Renate Rapp is appointed CEO alongside Dieter Rapp
2008XIFA moves to Bad Rappenau
2009Inauguration of the new office building and logistic center in Bad Rappenau-Bonfeld
2010Expansion of the infrastructure through the construction of a second logistics center
201325th anniversary of XIFA Kunststoff-Vertrieb GmbH
2016After the death of the founder Dieter Rapp, his eldest son Dominic Rapp assumes the management together with Renate Rapp
2018Expansion of the storage capacities to a total warehousing space of 25.000m2
2018XIFA celebrates its 30th anniversary on April 1st
2020XIFA becomes certified after the sustainability certification program ISCC Plus
2022Certification to DIN ISO 1401 environmental management system requirements

News

Certified ISCC PLUS Member

In order to be able to support the path of substituting fossil raw materials, we have joined the sustainability certification ISCC PLUS. This allows us to offer you sustainable and bio-based plastics. Interested? Get in touch with us. We will be happy to support you.  

Diversification of XIFAplus Purging Compounds

We have expanded our product range within the XIFAplus purging compounds. The enhancement of the application-specific grades facilitates our efforts to further meet our clients' needs. Talk to us, we are pleased to advise you. The corresponding product data sheets can be downloaded here.
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Service

Support with added value

The technical support beforehand, but also the failure analysis and troubleshooting during production ensure an optimal production process on the client side. In cooperation with you, we identify optimization potential.

We support you in the material selection with regard to specific automotive, medical, aerospace and other industrial standards. The high standards of our customers are always our motivation.

Customized solutions

Our service portfolio allows you to finalize long-term supply contracts, guaranteeing both, security of supply and price stability.

We offer different logistic solutions such as Kanban, stock in stock and same day pick-up.
Orders placed for in-stock materials before noon, generally can be delivered as soon as the next day.

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Workshops

In kundenspezifischen Seminaren und Schulungen bilden wir die Mitarbeiter unserer Kunden bei uns in Bad Rappenau oder bei Ihnen vor Ort weiter. Dadurch bauen wir bei Ihnen Kompetenzen in den Bereichen Produktangebot, Kunststoffeigenschaften, sowie Produktauswahl und Verarbeitung auf.

Ge-danken

Gedanken sind wie Perlen, die kluge Menschen uns zuwerfen. Viele Perlen haben wir aufgefangen oder gefunden. In unseren eigenen Gedanken verankert, haben viele dieser Lebensweisheiten unsere Handlungen beeinflusst. Dafür sind wir dankbar. Zum Buch

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