The history of the Uzin Utz Group

1911    Founded by Georg Utz - distribution company in Vienna

1919    Acquisition of a production facility in Ulm

1948    Registration of the UZIN brand at the Patent Office in Munich

1950    Start of production of flooring adhesives and levelling compounds

1994    Start of stronger development of the European markets Conversion into a public company;
            product launch UZIN ÖkoLine®

2001    Commissioning of the new European logistics centre, Ulm; Acquisition of Pallmann GmbH & Co. KG in Munich

2002    Merger of Wolff GmbH with Uzin Utz AG

2003    Acquisition of Hch. Jordan GmbH, Würzburg

2004    Acquisition of Unipro companies in Haaksbergen, NL and Gent, BE; Merger of Pallmann GmbH with
            Hch. Jordan GmbH, Würzburg;
 
2005    Acquisition of SIGA Floor AG and change of its corporate name to SIFLOOR AG

2006    All floor-covering activities are merged under the umbrella brand UFLOOR Systems

2007    Acquisition of Hermann Frank GmbH & Co. KG, Flehingen.

2008    Acquisition of RZ Reinigungs-und Pflegesysteme, the Genial Produkte GmbH in Meckenheim (near Bonn)
            and 50 % der Unihem Gruppe in Ljubljana [SLO]

2009    Acquisition of DS Derendinger AG in Thörishaus [CH]

2010    As the first enterprise of the industry the brand UZIN offers a complete product system which was certificated with
            EPDs (Environmental Product Declaration). Consisting of leveling compound, dispersion adhesive and dispersion
            primer

2011    Acquisition of Løkken A.S. in Skien [NOR] (80,4%) The company celebrates its 100th anniversary
            The sons of Dr. H. Werner Utz, Philipp (January) and Julian (July), join the Company

2012    Takeover of Collano Adhesives “Floors“ division by Uzin Tyro AG. Foundation of the Uzin Utz Manufacturing
            North Amarica Inc. in order to plan and realise a production facility in the USA. Acquisition of
            Compotan Polymer B.V. [NL] (100%) and 21.01% of Arendicom GmbH [DE]

2013    Complete acquisition of Løkken AS in Skien [NOR], Unihem Group in Ljubljana [SLO] and Uzin Utz Construction 
            Materials Co.Ltd. in Shanghai [CN]. Further increase in participation of Arendicom GmbH (34,99%) and fusion of
            JP Coatings and Genial GmbH under new name Pallmann GmbH

2014    Change in company name from Hermann Frank Verwaltungs GmbH and Hermann Frank GmbH & Co. KG to
            WOLFF Verwaltungs GmbH and WOLFF GmbH & Co. KG.
            Opening of newly built production site of Unipro B.V. in Haaksbergen [NL]

2015    Change of the company name of Løkken AS to Uzin Utz Group Norge AS.       
            Relocation of the machine division from the Uzin Utz AG to the WOLFF GmbH & Co. KG. Opening of the new
            production site for machines and relocation of the WOLFF GmbH & Co. KG to Ilsfeld

2016    Changes in the Executive Board – Thomas Müllerschön was appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Beat Ludin
            and Heinz Leibundgut were appointed as members of the Executive Board
            Merger of Uzin Utz Manufacturing North America Inc. and Ufloor Systems Inc. to Ufloor Systems Inc. [USA]