Important milestones of the CHT Group
We know where we come from. We know our roots. Tübingen is our origin. The world of chemistry is our home. Our company has more than one home. With locations worldwide and employees from a wide variety of countries and cultures, we live the diversity and openness every day that will add further milestones to our development in the future.
70th anniversary of the CHT Group since the company was founded by Reinhold Beitlich.
Expansion of the Construction & Assembly business field through acquisition of keim additec surface GmbH.
New corporate identity and new group-wide brand appearance "Smart Chemistry with Character".
Expansion of silicones business through acquisition of ICM Silicones Group.
Publication of the first group-wide sustainability report.
Expansion of the paper business through acquisition of Quimipel Indústria Química Ltda. in Brazil.
Acquisition of "Alpina Technische Produkte GmbH" in Geretsried and expansion of silicone competence.
Further diversification with the establishment of the Construction, Performance Chemicals and Textile Care business fields.
Commitment to act in the spirit of the worldwide Responsible Care initiative.
BEZEMA becomes ETAD member.
Acquisition of HTC in Oyten – establishment of the production site for silicone chemistry.
CHT continues to expand its measures to protect the environment through modernization and certification.
With Australia, the last remaining continent is opened up. CHT is a "global player totally focused on textiles".
CHT is transformed into a foundation (Beitlich Family Foundation & Reinhold Beitlich Social Foundation).
Incorporation of textile dyes. Extension of the building (office and laboratory wing).
BEZEMA becomes worldwide competence center for dyes.
The production site in Dußlingen goes into operation.
Formation of BEZEMA AG in Switzerland by CHT R. Beitlich GmbH and its founder Reinhold Beitlich.
Start of the growth phase with the foundation of our own companies worldwide.
The first milestones are Austria, France, South Africa and Switzerland.
Reinhold Beitlich founds CHT as Chemische Fabrik Tübingen.
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