About us RuKainnovation

RuKaInnovation is a company that aims to help people in the ‘fight invisible viruses’. Our main objective is to supply people and businesses with innovative products at affordable rates. 

PROMAXCOPPER products are copper-based protective film which reduces the life of viruses on surfaces.

RuKaInnovation Ltd

The owners of RuKaInnovation Ltd, are Bertus Fister & Gary Saltman they had worked on many business projects, and have many years of expertise in window films, signage, and digital printing business.

We decided to join the fight against this invisible enemy where the whole world is at the moment, and we started to work with RuKaInnovation B.V. that we can help together with the wider community.


Gary Saltman


Bertus Fister

The company objectives

RuKaInnovation aims to reduce the spread of viruses by making common surfaces such as elevator panels, door handles, desks, etc. free of viruses. Our products protect contact surfaces from viruses and limit the transmission.


We believe that innovation benefits society & has a transformative impact. 

We aim to bridge the gap between production and consumption.



We practice win-win partnerships


We add value to our customer


We deliver what we promise

We live in a world now where we are fighting an invisible enemy on a daily basis. A person suffering from a contagious disease could unintentionally spread it through touch or via surfaces. It’s our job and moral obligation to do everything we can to launch innovations to prevent this from happening.

- Founders, RuKaInnovation

RuKaInnovation B.V.

Founded in 2020, when the entire world was under lockdown, and we decided to help in the fight against COVID-19. During our search to find ways to contribute to society, we came across an innovative product to help communities in the fight against the invisible enemy.

The word “RuKa” The word “RuKa” The word “RuKa” has several meanings. It is the name of a tranquil and serene area in Lapland, Finland. In Japanese, it means ‘Bright Blue Flower’ or ‘Gem Flower’. Also, it is the first two initials of our two brilliant founders’ names. ‘Ru’ stands for “Rudolf Wessels” and ‘Ka’ stands for “Kamal Khandelwal”. Since their Executive MBA days, they have been entrepreneurial ambitions, both had endeavor to start a Company which would provide innovative products for the betterment of humanity.

The founding members

Rudolf Wessels

(Co-founder, Director RuKaInnovation B.V.)

Rudolf Wessels is the Director and one of the founding members of RuKaInnovation. He completed his graduation in Microbiology / Molecular Genetics from the University of Groningen (RUG) in The Netherlands and then a few years later, pursued his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the RSM Erasmus University (RSM) in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Rudolf has extensive experience of 10+ years in materials related to innovation. He has worked with Dutch multinational companies like DSM and Aspen Pharma.

Kamal Khandelwal

Kamal Khandelwal

(Co-founder RuKaInnovation B.V.)

Kamal Khandelwal is co-investor in the company. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering with Masters in Industrial Production. In 2014, he completed his Executive MBA from Rotterdam School of Management. He has around 30 years of experience in Operations/Operational excellence in chemical manufacturing industries in a global context.