Carl Eckart opens a small goldbeating shop in Fuerth (Germany) on August 6, thereby laying the foundation for the present ECKART GmbH.
The Carl Eckart company is entered in the Commercial Register.
Industrial manufacturing methods replace the manual production of gold bronze.
Production of bronze powder begins in Güntersthal near Velden to the east of Nuremberg (Germany).
The first plant for the production of aluminium powder is built.
The ECKART manufacturing site in Güntersthal covers a total area of 600.000 m2.
MEPOSA Metalli in Polvere S.p.A. is founded in Milan, Italy with production facilities in Porto Marghera (aluminium powders and pastes).
The company opens its own research department. DORAL Metallpulverfabrik is founded in Vétroz in Switzerland (today produces zinc powders and pastes).
Ohio Bronze Powder Company (OBRON) in Painesville, Ohio, USA is acquired (today: ECKART America)
A factory is built in Wackersdorf for the production of aluminium powders and pastes.
ECKART U.K. is founded as a sales office in London (later moves to Luton).
ECKART increase their holding in MEPOSA Metalli in polvere (today Eckart Italia) to 100%.
Production of metallic pigmented printing inks commences.
The locations Fürth, Güntersthal and Wackersdorf acquire DIN EN ISO 9001 certification.
A new generation of environment-friendly products makes its appearance.
A factory for the production of aluminium powders and pastes is acquired from the American Reynolds Metals Company. ECKART America L.P. headquartered in Painesville, Ohio is founded in conjunction with OBRON
ECKART take over the pearlescent pigments sector and production facility in Pori, Finland, of the Finnish chemicals group Kemira Oy, Helsinki; formation of ECKART Finland. EJ Chemicals Co. Ltd. is formed as a joint venture by JEBSEN and ECKART.
ECKART celebrates its 125th anniversary
New Eckart Italia paste factory in Rivanazzano
New powder coatings bonding centre in Guentersthal
New paste production centre in Guentersthal
ALTANA Chemie closed the acquisition of the ECKART group
ECKART acquires effect pigments business from Wolstenholme Group Ltd., UK. The acquired business comprises bronze and aluminium pigments