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Klingenberg Dekoramik GmbH
» A success story spanning more than a century «
1899

31.10. Heinrich Albert founds the company as Thonindustrie AG Klingenberg

1900

Annual production of approximately 72,000 m2 (with approximately 110 employees). Production range: mosaic flags, plaster, glazed wall tiles, and red-coloured, fire-resistant and acid-proof products

1923

Vital Daelen takes over leadership of the company, and under him it flourishes in the years leading up to 1928

1939

The first tunnel kiln for producing floor tiles is lit

1945

Installation of a system for producing gas from brown coal

1949

Annual production approximately 400,000 m2 (with approximately 380 employees)

1953

A second tunnel kiln is commissioned

1959

Construction of the third tunnel kiln

1961

Introduction of dry processing

1967

Production of mosaic and wall tiles is shifted step by step to floor tiles

1975

Installation of a wet preparation system with spraying tower

1979

Start of production of stove tiles

1981

The family-owned company is sold to the Pegulan Group

1982

New company name: Klingenberg Dekoramik GmbH

1986

Takeover by the Swedish group Tarkett/Stora

1991

All of the Group’s ceramic factories (Klingenberg Dekoramik, Ricchetti/Italy, Höganäs/Sweden, Pukkila/Finland) are united to form the United Tiles Group

1993

A new roller kiln is put into operation

1995

United Tiles Group taken over by Ricchetti and floated on the stock exchange

1998

The Ricchetti Group buys CINCA in Portugal

1998

New production facility in Klingenberg, raising capacity to 1.5 million m2 (with approximately 130 employees)

1999

Ricchetti Group merges with Cisa-Cerdisa of Italy

2006

Production of large-format porcelain tiles begins (30 x 60 and 45 x 45 cm), including aesthetically sophisticated surface designs

2012

Laboratory tile production ceases

2013

Two modern inkjet systems commissioned

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