History

1994

IKA GmbH & Co. KG was founded in Bitterfeld-Wolfen by Dr. Reinhard Beck, Karl Habl and Peter Hacker.
 
1995

One year after IKA was founded the production process started.
 
1997

With the certification DIN EN ISO 9001 IKA demonstrates it produces on a high-quality level and continuously works to optimize both products and services.
 
2000

With the voluntary commitment “Vinyl 2010” we acknowledge our responsibility for the use of natural resources.
 
2001

In 2001 we reached a production volume around 10.000 tons/year.
 
2002

Because of the high international demand we established our subsidiary company IKA UK in Great Britain.
 
2004

IKA doubled its production capacity with the commissioning of the new CaZn production facility.
 
2007

Another innovation was offered with the launch of the completely heavy-metal free stabiliser GREENSTAB®.
 
2007

With the Launch of EUROSTAB® we provide innovative Calcium-Zinc-Stabilisers as effective replacement for Lead-Stabilisers.
 
2008

With the environment certification DIN EN ISO 14001 we confirm the sustainable orientation of our corporate strategy.
 
2010

Construction and commissioning of our patented plant for S-Granulation.
 
2012

Foundation stone ceremony for the construction of the new office building with photovoltaic system.
 
2013

New storage facility opened with high-rise racking providing 2.000m² storage capacity for 2.000 big bags.
 
2014

In September 2014 IKA celebrated the 20th company anniversary with international guests.
 
2015

As exclusive partner for West Europe we introduce the innovative products of Shandong Rike Chemical on the European market.