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Adler - Colourful chronicles of success

ADLER - Colourful chronicles of success

Johann Berghofer lays the foundations for the present company by founding a paint business in the Schwaz old town. Oil paints, matting, polishes and floor care products are produced there in modest storerooms.
Johann Berghofer sets up the first factory building on the outskirts of Schwaz.
After the death of Johann Berghofer at the age of 54, his son, Günther Berghofer, takes over the company with his mother, Hermine Berghofer.
Construction of a new paint factory on the Schwaz industrial estate.
Service support centres are opened in Vienna, St. Pölten, Kalsdorf near Graz and Linz-Leonding.
New construction of an environmental conservation and recycling centre with a waste water treatment plant, cleaning plant for reusable containers as well as waste separation and recycling department.
A service support centre is set up in Klagenfurt.
Andrea Berghofer, daughter of Ing. Günther Berghofer, joined the management in 1999. Her sister Claudia M. Berghofer heads corporate communications. In 2001, a new fully automatic high-bay warehouse was opened.
A new research and competence centre with an automatic furniture coating machine and a window line is presented to the customers. The subsidiary company, "ADLER Polska" is established in Poland.
ADLER becomes the owner of the Austrian paints brand, Frenkel, and the popular wood filler brand, Grilith. The daily financial newspaper, "Wirtschaftsblatt", selects ADLER as the best family-run business in Tyrol.
Inauguration of the new warehouse in Tuggen (CH). The company receives the prize for sustainability awarded by the state of Tyrol.
Further expansion of international activities: two service support centres for Germany established in Essenbach near Landshut and Dornstadt near Ulm.
Foundation of the subsidiary, "ADLER Slovensko". The subsidiary company, "ADLER Cesko", is established in the Czech Republic.
ADLER opens a new support centre in Krakow (Poland). Foundation of the subsidiary, “ADLER Italia” in Rovereto.
In the course of a major laboratory expansion, a laboratory automation system was procured, which lays the foundation for a completely new type of paint development. The focus of the robot lies on the selection of colour shades, but the system also helps to protect the environment, as it uses less material and produces less waste.
The Swiss "nest" becomes too small: in 2014 ADLER opens the newly established service support centre on Etzelstraße in Tuggen
With the construction of the most modern water-based paint factory in Europe with a production capacity of 30,000 tonnes, ADLER has set a milestone on the way to a successful future.

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