Since the foundation of the "Chemische Fabrik Tübingen" in 1953 by Reinhold Beitlich, today's CHT Group, almost 70 years later, has developed into a globally active group of companies. With a focus on specialty chemicals as function providers, auxiliaries and additives for industrial processes, today almost 2,400 employees in 26 companies contribute to the company's success. The CHT Group operates very close to its customers and markets. Together with its own representatives, the company provides products and services for customers in over 120 countries on all continents.
Then as now, the headquarters and the competence centers of the business fields are located in the university town of Tübingen at CHT Germany GmbH. CHT Switzerland AG is responsible for the dye range including state-of-the-art production in Montlingen (Switzerland). The corresponding competence center is also located here.
Starting from the German production plants in Dußlingen, Oyten, Geretsried and Kirchberg, we provide our products for the world market. By combining the strengths of the entire group, we are constantly developing innovative products, applications or processes. Highly qualified specialists work in state-of-the-art laboratories for development, analytics and application technology to come up with ideas and solutions that meet the most modern requirements.
Our product ranges improve the quality, functionality and performance of textiles, building materials, paints, coatings, silicones, paper, and cleaning and care products for various applications.
To always be one step ahead of the needs of the market, to not only meet the demands of our customers, but to always go that little bit further - these are the demands we make on ourselves. Constant innovation, customer-oriented product developments and outstanding service for our customers - that is the CHT Group. Smart Chemistry with Character.
Key figures, facts (as of 2021)
% of sales with products classified as ECO ranges
% of electricity consumption from renewable sources
As a leading company for specialty chemicals as function providers, auxiliaries and additives for industrial processes, we stand by our values and goals. With these goals, we take very clear positions and make important demands on ourselves and our environment. We call this ""Smart Chemistry with Character".
The primary focus of our efforts is to secure our future. This means not only our economic future as a company, but also the economic future of our employees. The top priority of our endeavors and developments is the sustainability of our products for our planet.
In our Sustainability Report, we present our contributions to the United Nations Global Sustainability Goals (SDGs). In addition, as a chemical company, we strive to maximize the use of sustainable and preserving substances by all available means. Our research and development departments work with a clear focus on making our product range, and thus our customers' end products and applications, as sustainable as possible.