Our History

Our History

Foundation of MÜNZING by Friedrich Michael Münzing, first producer of sulfuric acid in Germany, in the following years utilization of lipolysis for production of stearic acid & soaps, production of leather and textile additives

Build up of a new factory; production and development of fatliquors for the leather industry and auxiliaries for the paper industry

Start of joint venture with DIAMOND SHAMROCK ("NOPCO") for the production and distribution of additives for paints, paper, adhesives and other industries

End of the joint venture with DIAMOND SHAMROCK, investment in new production facilities and a new research and development center

Expansion to North America, acquisition of ULTRA ADDITIVES, Bloomfield (NJ), USA, today MÜNZING North America

Opening of Office and Technical Service Center in Shanghai, China

Acquisition of liquid defoamer business from HEXION SPECIALTY CHEMICALS, today AGITAN® DF series

Acquisition of L.P. BADER, Rottweil, Germany, producer of wax dispersions, today MÜNZING CHEMIE

Acquisition of DEUREX Micro Technologies, Elsteraue, Germany, producer of micronized waxes, today MÜNZING Micro Technologies

Acquisition of Magrabar, Morton Grove (IL), USA, manufacturer of additives for the food industry

Opening of the new technology and administration center in Abstatt, Germany

New Office in Mumbai, India

Acquisition of Süddeutsche Emulsions-Chemie (SEC), Mannheim, Germany, producer of wax emulsions. Acquisition of wood processing additives ("FENTAK") from HEXION with subsidiaries in Malaysia and Australia.

Opening of new subsidiary in Curitiba/PR, Brazil

Acquisition of Interchem Sp. z o.o., distribution partner of our coatings additives, today MÜNZING Poland Sp. z o.o.

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