Deutschenglishpolnisch

IMPRESSUM
Our products create the future

More than 120 years on the market

1890
Foundation of company in Bielefeld, then called Wächter & Co.

1900
Takeover of company by Ludwig Osthushenrich, relocation of headquarters to Dresden/Heidenau. Bielefeld remains a branch.

1919
Change of name to Dr. Hesse & Cie.

1945
Expropriation at headquarters in Dresden, following a relocation of activities back to Bielefeld

1959
Construction of a new office building due to expansion in Bielefeld at the current site Werningshof 14 in Bielefeld-Heepen

1979
The bright nickel process SUPRAGAL is registered as trademark

1980
The acid bright zinc process LUNACID is registered as trademark

1985
Expansion of factory building by adding further laboratories, buildings for production and storage

1991
Start of manufacturing the company’s own syntheses for high-efficiency processes
1997
Initial certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001

1999
Change of name to Dr. Hesse GmbH & Cie. KG

2002
Successful participation in the first round of the Bielefeld “Ökoprofit"

2002
Market launch of first cold working thick layer passivation HESSOPAS
Thick layer passivation HT

2010
Launching the latest generation of the alkaline zinc-nickel process ZINKOR Ni14 B

2012
Launching the boric acid-free, acid zinc-nickel process LUNACID Ni14 BF, registered at the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA) in Munich

2013
Our new one-component acid copper process PRIMUS EX-200 is introduced

In November, a joint venture with Shanghai Sinyang Semiconductor Materials Co., Ltd. is established in Shanghai/China - the company Shanghai Sinyang Hesse Hi-Tech Materials Co., Ltd.

2015
125-years anniversary

New pilot plant

Start of DR. HESSE GMBH & CIE KG Sede Seconderia in Italia

2016
Start of Dr. Hesse Polska sp. z o. o.