Corporate History

More than 30 Years of Adhesives and More...

2018

Tangent Industries becomes Panacol-USA Inc.

Panacol takes over 100% of SKC Panacol, which changes its name to Panacol-Korea
 

2015

Founding of the joint venture  SKC Panacol in Seoul, Korea

Panacol takes over the majority of Tangent Industries in Torrington/CT, USA

2011

Opening of a sales office in Italy, Pavia

Change of corporate form of the Dr. Hönle Resident Representative Office in Shanghai to Hoenle UV Technology (Shanghai) Trading Ltd.

2009

February: Panacol takes over adhesives and sealant sales for the entire group as well as Hönle’s other adhesives subsidiary, Wellomer.

March: Relocation to Steinbach

May: The central storage facility is relocated from Zurich to Steinbach

June: All international business activities (except for Switzerland and France) are moved to the new location in Germany

2008

Acquisition of Panacol AG by Dr. Hönle AG – one of the world's leading UV systems providers.

2004

Increased sales activities in the promising Asian export markets.

2003

25th anniversary of Panacol-Elosol GmbH

2002

ISO 9000:2001 certification

1999

The company launches its first website www.panacol.com

1995

ISO 9000 certification

1993

Relocation to Oberursel: the production floor area was doubled and the number of employees increased by 50 percent.

1993

First research project AIF-FIOSII: Surface-mounting and coupling technology for fibreoptic and integrated-optical sensors. New and further development of UV and laser-curing adhesives for permanent bonding of fibres (project No. 13MV0314/6 R).

1988

Own production starts in Frankfurt, initially with a 10 litre planetary mixer. At the same time the device production is set up in the Ober-Mörlen factory.

1987

An own laboratory is set up.

1978

Frankfurt-based Panacol-Elosol GmbH is founded as German subsidiary of Swiss company Panacol AG.