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1985

Establishment of the company, start-up of the production of PTFE Compounds and special Virgin PTFE grades

1986

Start-up of the production of PTFE micro-powders

1992

Joint-Venture in China, ended in 2003

1993

Significant investments to upgrade the production capacity according to the growing demand from customers

1995

Mr. Silvano Locatelli and Mr. Rob Hoogenboom take over 100% of the company, Ms. Ivonne Locatelli becomes Chairman of the Board. The company obtains ISO 9001 certification for its Quality Management Systems

1998

Heroflon opens its US Sales Office and Warehouse in New Jersey

2000

Introduction of a new logo and new Corporate Identity

2001

Total renewal of Heroflon’s main offices

2002

The Laboratory, focal point for the company innovation programs, is equipped with ‘state-of-the-art’ research instruments

2003
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2003

Partnership with Nordmann-Rassmann, focusing on micro-powders for the German market

2004

ISO 14001 certification is achieved for the Environmental Management System. Partnership with DKSH focusing on the Asia-Pacific market

2007

OHSAS 18001 certification is achieved for the Health and Safety Management System

2010

Heroflon celebrates its 25th anniversary

2011

Heroflon becomes an S.P.A. and takes over IGS, leading company in the PTFE requalification and reprocessing

2012

HF do Brasil opens Sales Office and Warehouse in São Paolo, Brazil

2013

Start-up of the new product lines for Fluorothermoplastics and PEEK compounds as well as Fluorinated Colour Masterbatches

2014

Purchase of a fully equipped Dynamometer to achieve suitable data for F.E.M.

2015

Heroflon’s 30th anniversary

2016
2016

The Heroflon Group is growing and introduces a new plant of about 4.000 square meters in Palazzolo sull’Oglio (Brescia).