More Than 30 Years of International Leading-Edge Data Security Services.

Professional data management made in Germany.

The constant evolution of data processing and the increase in volume of sensitive data has brought about the need for responsible service providers. Against this background, Volker Henning founded REISSWOLF in Hamburg, Germany. Soon, the newly created company struck a chord with companies, public bodies, and private individuals.

  • 1985

    REISSWOLF immediately makes a turnover of 46,000 euros.

  • 1987

    There are already eight franchise partners.

  • 1989

    Due to increasing demand, REISSWOLF Deutschland GmbH is founded, a conjunction with eight other companies. Today, the network encompasses 17 companies throughout Germany, all pursuing the same goal: secure service and efficient logistics.

  • 1994

    REISSWOLF becomes the market leader in Germany.

  • 1997

    REISSWOLF International GmbH is founded in order to export its technical and logistical expertise via a franchise system.

  • 1999

    REISSWOLF has 37 partners in Europe.

  • 2000

    The founder of REISSWOLF, Volker Henning, is awarded “Businessman of the Year”.
    Start of the physical records management service.

  • 2003

    REISSWOLF Deutschland GmbH is awarded “Best Cooperation 2003” by the Wirtschaftswoche magazine and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

  • 2005

    The REISSWOLF Group becomes a member of the German Franchise Association (DFV) and the National Association for Information Destruction, Inc. (NAID).

  • 2006

    The REISSWOLF Group is represented in 13 countries by 41 partners.

  • 2007

    European market leader in document and data destruction.
    Among European top five in records management.

  • 2011

    REISSWOLF presents the e.l.sy RFID-based e-lock.

  • 2014

    REISSWOLF Angola joins the network as the first REISSWOLF franchisee in Africa.

  • 2015

    The REISSWOLF f.i.t. data management system is introduced.

  • 2016

    The REISSWOLF Group comprises 68 franchise partners in 35 countries in Europe and beyond with a total of more than 1,200 employees. The company serves around 80,000 clients all over the world and records an annual turnover of over 90 million euros.

    And REISSWOLF keeps on expanding – both geographically with new partners as well as with regard to its digital services.