1923
The RWK® company is founded by the brothers Robert and Wilhelm Kuhlmann.

1945
Walter Kuhlmann joins the business and starts his apprenticeship.

1949
Walter Kuhlmann takes over the family business just four years later.

1960
The business continues to grow and focuses increasingly on producing add-on kitchens.

1970
The company perfects industrial series production of kitchen furniture. Add-on kitchens become fitted kitchens.

1986
Bernd Robert Wilhelm Kuhlmann joins the family business.

1992
Jochen Kuhlmann joins the company, the focus is now on contemporary design and customisable bespoke options.

2008
The business continues to grow and focuses increasingly on producing fitted kitchens.

2012
The "Kuhlmann – Meine Küche. Made in Germany." brand is introduced as a complement to the RWK® brand.

2014
Frank Cai, CEO of the Boloni Group, China's leading kitchen manufacturer, invests in Kuhlmann in order to offer German quality kitchens in China.

2014/15
The Executive Board around Ralf Marohn steers the company more towards satisfying the German and international retail partners and their customers.

2015
Kuhlmann stands for family values, for product and service quality. Approximately 100 employees work in the 15,000 sqm production site located at the company's headquarters in Enger.