|1906|| Establishment of 'ECLATIN AG' by the Dutchman Louis Keylewer.
First own manufacturing plant; production of oil based lacquers and oil based enamel.
|1939||The company is taken over by Mr. Hans Gygax senior.|
|1945||ECLATIN AG supplies the first retailers in the do-it-yourself sector.|
|1977|| Generation change: Mr. Hans Gygax junior takes the lead of the company. In consequence the product range is refined and
the sales service is strengthened.
| Mr. Erwin Hohl enters the company as technical manager. Reorientation regarding strategy and product assortment
toward corrosion protection. New developments of special systems on base of humidity-hardening and coventional
2-components of PU resins.
|1985||The first humidity-hardening systems appear on the market.|
|1990||Expansion of the business activity to Germany and France (inner tube lacquer).|
|1996||ECLATIN AG turns 90 years old; new ownership structure.|
|1999||ECLATIN launches the first special wear protective systems (e.g. elastomer).|
|2000||Export reaches one-third of the total income.|
|2001|| Rebuilding and investment of CHF 1.5 Million for environmental measures.
In the same year certification according to ISO 9001 standard is achieved.
|2002||Enlargement of the production area.|
|2003||www.eclatin.ch is born.|
|2004||The CORODUR systems find application in South America and in the Far East.|
ECLATIN celebrates its 100. Birthday!
|2007||Enlargement of production and office space by about 50%; Various modifications to the existing facilities and equipment.|
|2008|| Commissioning of a new reactor for the production of internal protective lacquers for tubes. In the same year our paint
mixing system is relieved by an automatic color mixing
|2010||The operation is further streamlined with a new, fully automatic barrel and swale cleaning system.|
|2011|| Several major projects in the Steel construction for hydraulic engineering are performed with Eclatin products. This manages
the definite market breakthrough in this area.
The majority of Eclatin AG shares is being transferred to the Knuchel Farben AG. The company still occurs successfully
under its own name, but with a new, fresh logo on the market
|2013||The Quality Management System is aligned according to the new requirements of ISO 9001: 2008.|
|2017||In April; Certification of Quality management ISO 9001:2015 and new environmental management 14001:2015.|
|2019||Ecovadis: Awarded a gold medal for recognition of sustainability success|
|2022||The new photovoltaic system was installed on the roof.|