History

1993

Founding of Vinnolit Kunststoff GmbH with Head Office in Ismaning, near Munich, combining the PVC activities of Hoechst AG and Wacker-Chemie GmbH
 
1998Founding of Vinnolit Monomer GmbH & Co. KG as a wholly owned subsidiary
Founding of Vinnolit Technologie GmbH & Co. KG (VinTec)
 
1998Founding of European marketing subsidiaries
 
2000Merger of the polymer and monomer activities into Vinnolit GmbH & Co. KG
Acquisition of the company by private equity fonds under the management of Advent International
Vintron GmbH in Knapsack becomes a wholly owned subsidiary
 
2003Integration of Vintron and VinTec into Vinnolit GmbH & Co. KG
 
2006Expansion of paste capacity in Burghausen
 
2007Acquisition of the Paste PVC (E-PVC) business from Ineos ChlorVinyls
 
2009Completion of the conversion of the electrolysis plants in Gendorf and Knapsack to membrane technology
 
2012Further expansion of paste capacity in Burghausen
 
2013 

2014

20th company anniversary of Vinnolit

Acquisition of the company by Westlake Chemical Corporation



More information on Vinnolit's history can be found in this brochure.