Rieter Holding, Ltd. provides a range of products and services to textile, automotive, and plastic industries. It operates in two divisions, Rieter Textile Systems and Rieter Automotive Systems. The Rieter Textile Systems division develops and produces machinery and integrated systems for converting fibers and plastics into yarns, nonwovens, and pellets. It primarily provides short staple yarn systems; palletizing systems; textile filaments; BCF filaments; technical filaments; nonwoven machinery; and a range of manufacturing and consulting services. The Rieter Automotive Systems division develops and manufactures components, modules, and total systems for acoustic comfort and thermal management in motor vehicles, based on fibers, plastics, and metals. It offers acoustic know-how; thermal management solutions; research, design, and engineering services; and various products and modules. The company has operations primarily in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Rieter was founded in 1795. The company is based in Winterthur, Switzerland.