Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

1959 Founding of the Harburger Fettchemie Brinckman & Mergell GmbH as a sister company to a vegetable oil refinery
1960s Launch of production of conjugated fatty acids. Development and manufacturing of oleochemical polyols for the automotive industry
1975 Development of an anorganic polyaminoamide adduct hardener and its market launch
1980s Repositioning with a focus on chemical modifications of the double bonds of unsaturated oils
1990s Reactivation of the plant polyols portfolio
2000 Development of acrylate-free UV oils
2003 Company rebranding to HOBUM Oleochemicals GmbH
2005 Specialization of the epoxy sector towards aqueous hardeners
2009 Start of doubling the capacity of epoxidized vegetable oils and esters (completion 2012)
2017 Relocation of administration and R & D to the production site Consul-Ritter-Straße 10
2019 Startup of additional state-of-the-art reactor for production of polyamino amides