The Company's history: Experience from more than 50 Years

2013   Start of three-part restructuring program (Completion first phase in October)
2013   Successful complation of capital increase (June)
2013   HANSA GROUP AG wins over Solvay Novecare as a partner in Genthin (new chemical plant for specialty surfactants)
2012   Sale of part of the chemicals trade business and increasing the focus on the more lucrative Care Chemicals value chain
2012   Commissioning of the new surfactant plant in Genthin (Februar)
2012   HANSA's share changes to Prime Standard on Deutsche Börse at the beginning of 2012
2011   Transfer of business from Duisburg to Genthin; completion of the new surfactants plant in Genthin
2010   Acquisition of Luhns GmbH from Savanna AG
2009   Founding of Wachmittelwerk Genthin GmbH and acquisition of parts of Henkel´s Genthin plant
2008   Expansion of the Duisburg´s tank farm to a total capacity of 25,000 cubic meter
2007   Acquisition of WIBARCO GmbH from BASF AG
2005/2006   After the merger of the Vectron Systems AG and the Hansa Chemie AG, the HANSA GROUP AG comes into being in 2005. Since then the company has been listed on the stock exchange. In May 2006 Vectron was spun off by MBO.
2001   With the buyout of the tenside business of the company Akzo Nobel in Düren, the company becomes a producer of chemical products as well. By means of adequate investments and in accordance with the company strategy this business field will be extended further on.
1980s   Duisburg establishes as headquarters of the company in the mid-1980s. By investing in a tank farm, vessel accessibility and the logistics turnstile, the Hansa Chemie is additionally able to provide general partner services (e.g. transport, warehousing, lab analysis etc.) on behalf of third parties and thus has solidly established in the market.
1980   Foundation of the company Hansa Chemie in Berlin as a trading company for chemical products
1950s   HANSA GROUP AG is rooted in an old-established family-run company, which had its mark in the chemical industry in the 1950s.