Gratenau & Hesselbacher GmbH, a trading company established in Hamburg in 1874, decides to spin off the chemical trading business which had been incorporated, along with a distribution business in 1930. A separate legal entity is formed and continues the chemical business as Gratenau & Hesselbacher Chemie GmbH.
HSH Hamburger Handelsgesellschaft GmbH is founded in Hamburg, Germany.
HSH Hamburger Handelsgesellschaft GmbH is renamed HSH Chemie GmbH.
HSH Chemie GmbH establishes Hamburska Spółka Handlowa Sp. z o.o. in Warsaw, Poland. This marks the first expansion of our chemical distribution business into the Central and East European markets. In 2008 the company was renamed HSH Chemie Sp. z o.o.
Goldmann HSH Sp. z o.o., a Joint Venture between S. Goldmann GmbH in Bielefeld, Germany and HSH Chemie GmbH, is founded in Warsaw, Poland to distribute food additives and food ingredients on the Polish market. In 2012 the company was renamed Goldmann Sp. z o.o.
HSH Chemie GmbH and Gratenau & Hesselbacher GmbH are merged. The name of HSH Chemie GmbH is kept for the new HSH Chemie Distribution Group holding company.
HSH Chemie Distribution Group expands its business in Central Europe. HSH Chemie S.R.O. in Prague, Czech Republic, HSH Chemie Kft. in Budapest, Hungary and HSH Chemie S.R.L. in Bucharest, Romania are founded. Parka d.o.o. and HSH Chemie Distribution Group enter into a strategic alliance covering the territory of former Yugoslavia.
HSH Chemie EOOD in Sofia, Bulgaria is founded.
One of the largest chemical distribution companies in Germany, Ter Hell & Co. GmbH acquires a 40% stake in the HSH Chemie Distribution Group.
TER GROUP, with more than 100 years of experience in the chemical distribution business and with a network of companies in Western Europe, Asia and USA, strengthens the position of the HSH Chemie Distribution Group in the European distribution industry and creates new opportunities for both groups.
Parka d.o.o. Slovenia establishes Parka d.o.o. office in Serbia.
HSH Chemie Sp. z o.o. Poland acquires 50% in the Ukrainian Chemical Distribution company Tekom Ltd. in Kiev. The remaining 50% are acquired in 2011.
HSH Chemie Sp. z o.o. Poland founds a distribution company in Minsk, Belarus under the name of Tekom - Chemie ooo.
HSH Chemie s.r.o. Czech Republic founds a trading office in Bratislava, Slovak Republic under the name of HSH Chemie o.z. sro.
Parka d.o.o. establishes a distribution company in Zagreb, Croatia: Parka Distribucija d.o.o.
After 10 years of highly successful strategic cooperation with the Parka Group in the former Yugoslavian countries HSH Chemie GmbH acquires 26% stake in Parka d.o.o., Skofja Loka, Slovenia.
HSH Chemie GmbH extends its strategic partnership with Parka d.o.o., Slovenia, to 50%
Trading office in Slovakia was transformed into official subsidary of HSH Chemie GmbH under the name of HSH Chemie SK s.r.o.