|2018||ESIM Chemicals is sold to Sun European Partners.
ESIM Holdings und Management Services is founded.
|2015||In September 2015 ESIM Chemicals is established as an independent company focusing on exclusive synthesis and intermediates and is acquired by ARDIAN.|
|2014||Merger of DSM Pharmaceutical Products (of which DSM Fine Chemicals Austria is part of) and Patheon under DPx Holdings BV. Pharma Business consolidating under Patheon. Exclusive Synthesis and Intermediates Business (ESIM) is established under DPx Fine Chemicals ™.|
|1996||Chemie Linz GmbH is acquired by DSM and renamed DSM Fine Chemicals Austria GmbH & Co KG.|
|1987||Restructuring as Chemie Holding AG with independent subsidiaries: Chemie Linz GmbH, Agrolinz GmbH, CL-Pharma AG and Chemserv GmbH|
|1983||Start of pyridate production including formulation|
|1980||Entrance into fine chemical market with derivatives of maleic anhydride|
|1970s||Diversification into industrial chemicals, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and polymer compounds|
|1945||Site ownership and administration transferred to Republic of Austria after the war under the name of “Austrian Nitrogen Industries”|
|1939||Linz site established as Stickstoffwerke AG to manufacture nitrogen-based fertilizers|