Milestones

From the founding of the company via the 50th anniversary into modern times: we are proud of the milestones of our family business which expands gently, but with great determination.

1962

  • CG Chemikalien GmbH & Co. KG is founded.

1968

  • The solids, acids and bases storage is built on the company site in Laatzen near Hanover.

1971

  • We purchase Chemische Fabrik Dr. Reininghaus, Essen.

1976

  • The face of our company site changes with the construction of a two-story administration building.

1981

  • We acquire more Reher & Ramsden shares and the company management.

1988

  • The in-house analytics lab is installed and the demountable tank hall for acids and bases is built.

1989

  • We invest in the SIL Lackfabrik (coating factory).

1993

  • Uwe Klass and Jörg Seidel join our company's management, Heinz Klass retires.

1996

  • Our new acids and bases tank storage facility (48x30m3) is put into service.

2001

  • The acquisition of Wendt-Chemie Vertriebs-GmbH & Co. KG (Hamburg) is completed.

2003

  • The new service building with laboratory, offices, staff rooms and an underground garage is opened.

2003

  • We purchase the HECO Trading GmbH & Co. KG (Hamburg).

2004

  • CG acquires shares of Wilhelm Jäkle GmbH & Co. KG.

2005

  • We purchase the Richard Sichler GmbH & Co. KG (Braunschweig).

2006

  • Our new storage facility for solvents (tank volume 1,600 m³) is put into operation.

2006

  • We become majority shareholder of Thommen-Furler AG in Switzerland.

2010

  • CG takes over Vahldiek Prozess-Service.

2012

  • We take over ChemDis GmbH.

2012

  • Our team celebrates the 50th anniversary of CG Chemikalien at the GOP Variety Theater in Hanover.

2014

  • Our new hall for pharma and food products is put into operation.