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With our more than 110 employees in whole Taiwan, we are accepting resource recyclables and waste all the way from Kaohsiung to Taipei. In addition to our head office in Taipei, we serve customers from all regions in our plastic recycling plant in Nantou and our industrial service plant in Taoyuan.

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About us

REMONDIS Taiwan is offering high-quality services in the fields of plastic recycling and industrial service since 1996. With more than 110 employees in 3 locations, REMONDIS Taiwan is now one of the leading environmental protection companies in Taiwan. It is part of the REMONDIS Group which globally operates in many fields: it recovers raw materials from waste, develops innovative recycled products, offers alternative fuels and plays an important role in the water management sector supplying water and treating wastewater. In addition, REMONDIS removes pollutants from residual and hazardous wastes – which are unable to be recycled with today’s technology – and disposes of them using ecofriendly methods.

Our target in Taiwan is to transfer environmental protection technology, ideas, and know-how from Germany to shorten the learning curve here in Taiwan. We want to help Taiwan taking a leading position in Asia in terms of environmental protection technology.

Fore more about our activities in Taiwan, please visit the following pages

Our Team

REMONDIS Taiwan would not be where we are today without the strong commitment of our professional management team. With our functional organization structure, we are able to make quick decisions which are especially important in a fast-moving market like Taiwan.

Management Team

Jim Tai

General Manager

Since 2012, Jim is now acting General Manager for REMONDIS Taiwan. After his studies at the National University, Jim took over multiple managing positions from Unilever Taiwan to the Far Eastern Coca-Cola Company – Taiwan Branch. During that time, Jim acquired extensive know-how in managing different cultures which he combines today with his technical knowledge to develop REMONDIS Taiwan’s activities further. Besides his job at REMONDIS, Jim shares great interest in promoting renewable energy in Taiwan and therefore took the position of committee co-chair in the European Chamber of Commerce’s (ECCT) “Environment & Energy Committee”.


George Tai

Vice General Manager – Industrial Service

George joined REMONDIS Taiwan in May 2013 and ever since then, he is responsible for the industrial service business. Before joining REMONDIS Taiwan, George has always focused on the industrial sector, working for large international companies, including Veolia and BASF. This gave him the chance to gain abundant knowledge and strong networking in the industrial sector and solid waste recycling market. George has more than 10 year’s experience in managing projects as a project engineer in several chemical- and environmentalrelated projects in Taiwan. That makes him the ideal member for our team in Taiwan.


Jimmy Hu

Vice General Manager – Purchasing & Sales Recycling Business

Jimmy joined this company long before REMONDIS decided to step into the Taiwanese market. Jimmy started working for the company’s predecessor, UTC Environment Co. in 1991. Only 4 years later, in 1995, Mr. Rethmann decided to buy shares in this company. Jimmy has been involved in the plastic recycling market in Taiwan for more than 30 years now and built up an impressive network of all parts of the value chain. Nowadays he oversees all plastic recycling activities from purchasing the waste bales to selling the flakes and chips, REMONDIS Taiwan is selling. He feels honored to be part of REMONDIS and witnessing the improvement of the environmental protection industry in Taiwan over the decades and is eager to contribute his knowledge to the company’s and market’s further development. Besides his job at REMONDIS, Jimmy currently holds the 10th chairman position of the Recycling Promotion Foundation. He is dedicated to promoting environmental protection and circular economy in Taiwan.


Mary Yu

HR & Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Mary has joined REMONDIS Taiwan just one year after Mr. Rethmann decided to invest in Taiwan. Ever since then, Mary has worked in several departments in REMONDIS Taiwan, from accounting and sales to being the assistant to the General Manager. Her latest position – which she fills with passion and lots of patience – is being the company’s HR Manager as well as the Chief Administrative Officer. Her long and loyal work relationship paired with her excellent knowledge of human nature, makes her the perfect match for managing all HR-related topics in our company. Next to human relations, Mary grew an excitement about environmental protection as well and is happy to make her job a purpose – prepare her beautiful home country Taiwan for a place worth living for future generations.


Hans Lin

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Himself a studied mechanical engineer, before joining REMONDIS Taiwan in 2013, Hans was working for more than 10 years as assistant manager in the R&D- and production departments of international tool manufacturing companies in Taiwan. Hans was focusing on the development and mass production of new production and process technology. Then, in 2013, it was time for a change and Hans decided to join the REMONDIS Taiwan team as the plant manager for our Nantou plastic recycling plant. Hans focused on upgrading the process technology and increasing the plant efficiency. With his great experience in machine designing, mechanical engineering and recycling processes, Hans is now acting Chief Technology Officer, overseeing our plant’s process technologies and managing the technological planning for new construction projects. He is happy to contribute his share in the development of the environmental protection technology in Taiwan.


Kenneth Yu

Finance Director

Kenneth joined REMONDIS Taiwan in 2022. Before that, he has been working with Ernst & Young and KPMG for many years. Furthermore, he gained lots of experiences as a financial manager for engineering, food, and agriculture companies. Kenneth believes that after several decades of hard work, Taiwan now sets a benchmark for environmental protection and recycling around the world. Kenneth expects to introduce technology and funds from REMONDIS Germany to add more value to the recycling industry in Taiwan. He puts a lot of emphasis on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and finally, hopes to help the co-existence of industrial development and environmental sustainability.


Chientai Cheng

Nantou Plant Manager

Chientai joined REMONDIS Taiwan in 2021. He is responsible for the plant management, quality control and improvement of our recycling department. For more than 20 years, Chientai gained great experiences while working for a Taiwanese passive component enterprise as a Production Supervisor both for factories in Taiwan and Mainland China. Chientai dedicates his experience to enhancing our recycling department’s manufacturing management and quality improvement.


Philipp Moede

Business Development Manager

Philipp has joined REMONDIS Taiwan in the year of 2017. Before that, Philipp has worked for REMONDIS in Germany since 2012. With a wide set of experiences in several waste management solutions, from hazardous waste management to biowaste treatment, Philipp is using his knowledge to develop the business of REMONDIS Taiwan. With a deep connection to the country and a strong conviction that the waste management is essential part of each society’s sustainable development, Philipp is dedicated to help Taiwan to grow to a regional leader of environmental protection technology and solutions.

Company History

REMONDIS is a family-run company established in Germany in 1934, REMONDIS has gradually built itself to become an International Organization, opening a branch in Taiwan in 1996. During that time, the owner Mr. Rethmann realized that Taiwan has a huge potential to become REMONDIS’ hub for its activities in East Asia. The proximity to many other Asian countries, a reliable regulatory framework and strong textile industry made it the optimal location to start investing in the industrial services and plastic recycling in Asia. Still under the name Rethmann, the recycling activities in Taiwan began in 1996.

In 2006, the company was renamed from RETHMANN Recycling to REMONDIS Taiwan Co., Ltd. under which name it still successfully operates today. REMONDIS Taiwan built up a strong reputation and brand around the company, known for being honest, responsible, and innovative. Today, we are essential part of the recycling supply chain in Taiwan and we are continuing to invest in that area to extend our company’s history to the next generations.

Our locations

With our more than 110 employees in whole Taiwan, we are accepting resource recyclables and waste all the way from Kaohsiung to Taipei. In addition to our head office in Taipei, we serve customers from all regions in our plastic recycling plant in Nantou and our industrial service plant in Taoyuan.

REMONDIS' business locations


The REMONDIS Group’s locations

Discover the world of REMONDIS with its approx. 900 branches and associated companies in over 30 countries across Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.

The REMONDIS Group’s locations

REMONDIS in Taiwan

3 locations:

Taipei Office, HQ Nantou, plastic recycling plant Taoyuan, sludge solidification plant

Turnover:

EUR20.4 million (2018)

Employees:

110 (2018)

Founded:

1996

Plastic recycling capacity:

40,000 t/a

Sludge treatment capacity:

21,600 t/a


Our Values

Family-run

In the German culture, family-run means that the company is managed and led by values which can be traced back to the beginning of all commercial businesses. Back in the days, if the early merchants, often small family businesses, wanted to be successful in the long-term, they could only survive if they built up a respectable image around them. They had to be honest, respect the customer and focus on the well-being of their employees. Familyrun companies always focused on the long-term through building up a close relationship to their customers. These values became part of REMONDIS Corporate Identity and is carried into the daily business operations up until today. We are proud of our values because they made sure that our company is growing worldwide to a highly respected entity.

With Integrity – Everything at Anytime

Integrity means doing the right things and following ethical principles at any time – also when nobody is watching. Especially in the environmental protection industry, this is more important than anything. We know that our suppliers, no matter if industry or government, put a lot of trust in us in handing us over their waste. It is on us to harm or protect the environment with this waste. We are taking this trust very seriously. We guarantee you that every gram of waste which reaches us will always be treated according all regulations and common environmental standards.

Understand our Responsibility

We see being responsible in two levels, the outside and the inside. As a recycling company, we have a responsibility towards our environment, the country, and the community we are all living in. With our actions, we want to show that we are understanding our responsibility on this planet to protect our environment. On the other side, we are having a responsibility towards our employees and team members to offer them a fulfilling and secure job. We are having a responsibility towards each of our employees and their families as they devote all their efforts to our company’s growth.

REMONDIS Taiwan Co., Ltd.