RIKA Chemie GmbH is an innovative media-sized enterprise for high end shoechemical products in western Germany. It has its headquarters near by the shoemaking metropolis Pirmasens and was founded on December 5th, 1997, by Mr. Dieter Weisenborn and Mr. Hans Buse.

The owners look back on a more than 30 years lasting experience in the development and worldwide marketing of specialized chemical products for the shoemaking industry.


RIKA develops and produces PUR-release agents, PUR-color pastes, environmental mould cleaners and lacquers for plastics with the latest technology. Because of its high quality, RIKA has reached a good reputation as a liable partner by most of the well-known manufactures of shoes and shoe components all over the world.