History.

Our development ///

2021

Our intermediates BU is established as an independent company called IM Chemicals GmbH.
IM Chemicals is sold to Vertellus Group.
2021

2018

ESIM Chemicals is sold to Sun European Partners. ESIM Holdings und Management Services is founded.
2018

2015

In September 2015 ESIM Chemicals is established as an independent company focusing on exclusive synthesis and intermediates and is acquired by ARDIAN.
2015

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 ™.
2014

1996

Chemie Linz GmbH is acquired by DSM and renamed DSM Fine Chemicals Austria GmbH & Co KG.
1996

1987

Restructuring as Chemie Holding AG with independent subsidiaries: Chemie Linz GmbH, Agrolinz GmbH, CL-Pharma AG and Chemserv GmbH
1987

1983

Start of pyridate production including formulation
1983

1980

Entrance into fine chemical market with derivatives of maleic anhydride
1980

1970s

Diversification into industrial chemicals, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and polymer compounds
1970s

1945

Site ownership and administration transferred to Republic of Austria after the war under the name of “Austrian Nitrogen Industries”
1945

1939

Linz site established as Stickstoffwerke AG to manufacture nitrogen-based fertilizers
1939