RAPA – a Family Business since 1920

The RAPA company is a globally recognized engineering and technology partner and first choice system supplier for the automotive industry as well as numerous customers in the healthcare and industrial sectors – and has been for over 100 years. The RAPA brand organizes itself as a holding company and is the strategic umbrella for the subsidiaries RAPA Automotive, RAPA Healthcare and RAPA Industry. The product portfolio includes valves and complete mechatronic solutions for hydraulic and pneumatic applications. Core competence is customer-specific product development for customized solutions and series production at competitive prices. Everything from a single source – from the idea to production.


About Us

Welcome to the world of RAPA. Here you can find out everything about our group of companies with the associated subsidiaries and their focus industries. Interesting facts about the company structure as well as figures, data & facts. You can read about our more than 100-year company history and find information about the board members and the management team, our locations and many other topics. Get to know us.




RAPA – your specialist for valve and fluid technology. We develop and manufacture solenoid valves and complete valve blocks, mechatronic components, assemblies and complete systems as well as products for special applications. Customized solutions for a wide range of applications are our strength. We have implemented countless successful industry solutions and projects for customers from a wide range of industries. Our know-how is particularly in demand in the automotive industry, medical technology and the manufacturing industry


Carreer at RAPA

RAPA is one of the largest employers in the Upper Franconia region and employs almost 1000 people worldwide. We offer a modern working environment at a location close to home, secure jobs with a future-oriented focus in numerous specialist areas for a wide range of professions. Whether as a trainee, specialist or career changer. Take advantage of the company’s numerous offers and special benefits.


RAPA in the press

Always up to date! Here you will find all press releases on current topics concerning the RAPA group of companies. Subscribe to our press distribution list and stay up to date on our activities. It doesn’t get any more exclusive or faster than this: journalists and editors receive our news directly by e-mail, updated daily. Publications and photos can be downloaded free of charge as a media package.





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  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
    November 27, 2023Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
    RAPA wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! As the year comes to an end, the most beautiful time is approaching. We would like to take this opportunity to thanks you. Our customers, suppliers, cooperation partners, and providers have contributed to a successful and trusting cooperation during this fiscal year. Special thanks go to ...
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  • Merry Christmas and Holiday Closing
    December 23, 2022Merry Christmas and Holiday Closing
    Merry Christmas Christmas is just around the corner and the year is coming to an end. We are celebrating the holidays from December 23, 2022 to January 2, 2023. We will return on January 3, 2023, committed to work with you. 2022 was a challenging and eventful year with many great projects. We are very thankful for your ...
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Recent job offers

You can find all vacancies and open positions at a glance in our job portal.

Upcoming Events

Meet us at trade fairs and events. We present our services and innovations at leading international trade fairs and congresses. We are represented as exhibitors at many job fairs, career days and other events for students and graduates.

Here you have the opportunity to exchange ideas and network with RAPA experts. We will keep you informed about upcoming events here. Of course we are still available for you by phone and e-mail. Here you will find all dates at a glance.

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