History

1954
Foundation of “Kabelwerk Jacob” in Ennepetal-Voerde. Production of electric cables

1957       
It was renamed in „ Kunststoffwerk Jacob“. Extrusion of PVC

1959   
The company was taken over by the current owners and renamed into "Kunststoffwerk VOERDE Hueck & Schade". Production of profiles and other extrusion products made of PVC

1962
Production of PVC granules for own use and later also for other converters. Start of PVC compounding for injection moulding

1968
Start of collaboration with Hoechst AG, Frankfurt a. M.

  • •Toll compounding of polypropylene compounds

  • Production and sales of polypropylene compounds of Hoechst AG on the basis of license agreement (Service Provider Agreement)
     

From 1968
Expansion of the cooperation with the licensor Hoechst AG, who in the course of the time developed to LyondellBasell by means of spin-offs, mergers and acquisitions. Today LyondellBasell is a global leader in the chemical industry

1970
Start the toll compounding of different polyamide products

From 1970
Toll compounding of various engineering plastics for several global acting companies of the chemical industry

1975
Capacity expansion by putting up the new production building GB1

1987
The first compounding line with a co-rotating twin-screw extruder was put into operation

1988
Expansion of the compounding capacity by adding a further production building GB2

2000
Another capacity expansion by building the production hall GB3 with more compounding lines