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Ingenuity award presented to Westdeutsche Dochtfabrik GmbH & Co. KG

WEDO was one of only two recipients of this award presented by the head of the Rheinland regional Chamber of Industry and Commerce Jürgen Steinmetz and District Chief Executive Dr. Andreas Coenen. The award was set up to honour medium sized companies which have demonstrated an exceptional degree of innovation and performance in a future-oriented […]

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Researched: Wedo receives the seal “Innovative through Research”

The successful production of our wicks and technical braids is based on decades of continuous research and development. Even today, long after our beginnings, we carry out more research than ever before in the most diverse areas. For this reason, the Stifterverband Bildung, Wissenschaft, Innovation (German Sponsors Association for Education, Science and Innovation) recently awarded […]


Wedo goes green – our new charging station for electric cars

We live quality – and not only with regard to our products. In this sense, sustainability and climate protection also play a major role. That is why we have made it our task to continue focussing more on the use of ecological electricity in the future. Our current green electricity certificate proves that we are […]


Monitoring audit according to EN ISO 9001:2015 successfully completed

Wedo offers proven quality. WEDO produces and distributes wicks and technical braids in accordance with quality management system EN ISO 9001:2015. On 21st and 22nd April 2020 we were re-audited and successfully met the strict requirements. Please find an excerpt from our audit report below: This year the monitoring audit took place remotely. The atmosphere […]

Update about REACH (information published by ECHA on 6th February 2020)

Dear Customers, ECHA recently issued a list of substances which will be banned from use long term. Some confusion seems to exist regarding two of the substance groups mentioned: sodium perborate; perboric acid, sodium salt and sodium peroxometaborate. These are not the substances boric acid  and disodium tetraborate, anhydrous (Borax) which are currently still used […]

Wedo receives „Digitalization Best Practice” award from Chamber of Commerce

Digitalization is being introduced more than ever before in companies in general – Wedo is no exception. This has significant benefits and further potential for ourselves and our customers. For example in future customers will be able to exchange data with us via a secure interface. Internally we will be able to scan and store […]

Wedo supports the youth section of the local volunteer fire brigade

Instead of sending cards etc to business partners at the end of the year, Wedo has for some time now used the funds saved to provide donations for local charities and organisations. In 2019 we decided to donate 1.000 Euros to the youth section of our local volunteer fire brigade, which does excellent work in […]

Christmas Greetings 2019

Dear Business Partners, the warm glow of a candle flame on cold winter days and the comforting aroma of mulled wine and cinnamon cookies are all signs that Christmas is just around the corner. This festive season provides the perfect opportunity to thank you for the trust you have placed in us over the last […]

New wick and spool names from September 30th, 2019

We would like to inform you that for orders received and wicks manufactured after September 30th, 2019, we will be altering some wick and spool names as well as article numbers. The wicks and spools will remain exactly as they are – the changes relate to names only. To better explain why we are doing […]


Recertification with “DIN EN ISO 9001:2015”

We offer quality. And we can prove it. WEDO produces and distributes wicks and technical braids in accordance with the standards for quality management systems stipulated in DIN EN ISO 9001:2015. From 09th April to 11th April 2019 we were audited again and successfully met the strict requirements for re-certification. As follows please find excerpts […]


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Westdeutsche Dochtfabrik GmbH & Co. KG
Ravensstr. 46, 41334 Nettetal
Mailbox 25 46, 41312 Nettetal

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