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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. From April 05th until April 07th 2021 we were re-audited and successfully met the strict requirements. More information and the corresponding certificate can be found under „Quality”.


Wedo staff donate to Ukraine

Together for Ukraine: Wedo staff started a collection of items (clothing, utensiles etc) requested for people in the war zone.

Wedo uses green electricity only, with immediate effect

Climate and environmental protection –  big topics at Wedo. We not only think Sustainability, but actively live it as well. Just last year, we installed e-bike and e-car charging stations on our premises (see our news “Wedo goes green“), and now we are going one step further. On January 1st, 2022, we switched the complete […]

Christmas Greetings 2021

  Dear Business Partners, a highly eventful and challenging year 2021 is coming to a close. In this era of constant and rapid change, it is more important than ever to maintain stable and trusting cooperation with our Partners. The festive season gives us the opportunity to say thank you for the last 12 months […]

Donation to support parents’ initiative Kindertraum Nettetal

At Christmas 2021 we will forego sending cards and gifts in favor of a generous donation for a charitable cause. This year we are supporting the parents’ initiative „Kindertraum Nettetal“ (Transl. A Childs Dream) , which actively promotes the integration of disabled children at all levels of education.

Braiding is a science in itself and a core competency of Wedo

Hightech braids are used in a wide range of areas, such as medicine, automotive, electronics, as well as aerospace and candles. The selection of different raw materials in combination with the right braiding process enables a huge variation of different braid types to be created, for the most diverse applications. New challenges constantly require new […]

Requirement to report substances of concern as from January 2021

As from 5th January 2021 all manufacturers are required to register products which will enter the EU and contain SVHCs according to the ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) candidate list at a mass percentage level exceeding 0,1%. This is done via the so called ECHA SCIP-Database.

Wedo is proud to support our local hospital

Instead of sending cards to business partners at the end of the year, Wedo has for some time now used the funds saved to provide donations for a local charitable organisation.

Christmas greetings 2020

  Dear Business Partners, an extraordinary year is slowly drawing to a close. The special circumstances of the past months have presented us all with unprecedented challenges, but perhaps they have brought us even closer together, both personally and as partners. The upcoming holiday season 2020 may well be different than in previous years, yet […]

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

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