CSC Jäklechemie - History


Where our know-how comes from.

Many milestones have shaped our company. From its foundation in 1886 until today, CSC JÄKLECHEMIE has continuously developed.

Our history

  • 1886

    Company founded by pharmacist Wilhelm Jäkle in Nuremberg

  • 1910

    Acquisition of the company by the direct family line of one of today’s managing partners

  • 1943

    Start of reconstruction after the destruction of office and warehouse facilities during air raids

  • 1966

    First sales of Bayer AG coating raw materials

  • 1969

    Membership of PENTA, a cooperation of medium-sized, independent chemical distributors

  • 1972

    Construction of the warehouses with rail sidings at the current company headquarters

  • 1971-85

    Relocation of the administration department to its current site; holdings and acquisitions of further companies and construction of the then most modern plant for filling acids and alkaline solutions

  • 1986

    100-year company anniversary, executive board taken over by the 3rd generation

  • 1990-96

    Expansion of the company to one of the most modern warehousing and filling companies in the chemicals trade in Europe

  • 1998

    4th generation takes over the executive board

  • 1999

    Acquisition of the company Christensen, Schwartz & Co. from Hamburg, renamed to CSC JÄKLECHEMIE

  • 2000-06

    Continuous expansion in the German/Austrian/Swiss market and into Scandinavia, Central Europe and Eastern Europe; modern CRM, ERP and VMI systems established

  • 2007-09

    Connection to the CG Group Hanover/Laatzen and modernisation of the company with new technical facilities for food additives and USP goods

  • 2009

    Gewinner des ESIG Product Stewardship Award

  • 2011

    Expansion of filling capacities for safety containers

  • 2013

    Generation change and expansion of the executive board

  • 2015

    Expansion of capacities for acids and alkaline solutions


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