Company history

2000
prometho was founded as a sole proprietorship by the current CEO director Ruth Hoffmann.

2003
Construction of our own building for R&D.
Transforming to prometho GmbH.

2004
Occupation of the new rooms.
First trainees began their traineeships at prometho.

2005
Construction of a module production process.

2007
With "Graffiti-to-go" a film-building cleaning system for various undersurfaces was developed. The microencapsulation technology has been optimised further and can be used for many more applications.

2008
"The warehouse is bursting at the seams!"
The first material container was installed and now offers room for all casks and project samples.

2009
With the development project "Industrial inks from renewable resources" the first degree thesis was awarded and successfully completed.

2010
The first industrial inks from 100% natural resources were available.
Introducing of the multi-levelled security concept secuScript.

2011
"Inkjet approved", a seal of approval which assesses the dyestuff's and pigmet's performance in inkjet systems was developed.

2012
Certification in compliance with DIN EN ISO 9001 and 14001.
Developmentstart of PolymerInk, a new non-hazardous digital printing ink.

2013
Start of construction of the building extension for warehouse and production.
First "deinkable" PolymerInk.
Certification in compliance with OHSAS 18001.

2014
Occupation of the new rooms.
First FDA approved food ink.
Expansion of production capacities.
Production launch of Varionyl® (waterbased micropigment preparations).

2015
Personnel reinforcement in administration and R&D: Engagement of an assistant to the management board and an engineer for natural chemistry and renewable resources.

2016
prometho starts with digital printing inks: The new developed PolymerInk digital printing inks can be now tested in our own labs with a Samba Evaluation Kit of Fujifilm Dimatix.
Collaboration with several Universities is being extended and prometho offers regularly final thesis for students now.

2017
prometho becomes a partner in the network nanoInk.
The cooperation project "dyes and pigments from mushrooms and native dye plants for the production of inks for industrial product marking" has been successfully completed.

2018
Large variety of colors, high opacity and individual formulation of the Varionyl® pigment preparations.
Successful recertification of quality management (EN ISO 9001) and environmental management (EN ISO 14001) by DEKRA.

2019
Exhibition premiere at the European Coating Show from 19 to 21 March 2019 in Nuremberg.

 

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