History Lipoid

1977 Foundation of Lipoid based on the aim to manufacture dietetics for special nutritional requirements as well as lecithin and phospholipids for pharmaceutical products on an industrial scale.
1981 Expansion and investment at the site in Ludwigshafen am Rhein.
1996 Establishment of Lipoid AG in Cham/Switzerland.
2001 Acquisition of A. Nattermann & Cie. GmbH’s tincture and plant extract business and foundation of R&R Extrakte GmbH in Köln.
2002 Expansion of Lipoid’s natural lecithin and phospholipids business by acquiring Nattermann Phospholipid GmbH in Köln which is renamed PHOSPHOLIPID GmbH.
2004 Operational roll-out of a second cGMP-compliant production site for the manufacturing of natural lecithins and phospholipids.Incorporation of Lipoid LLC in Newark/USA.
2007 Merger of the sales activities of Lipoid and PHOSPHOLIPID GmbH.
Expansion of the additives and actives business to the cosmetics industry by acquisition of Cosmetochem AG.
2010 Foundation of Lipoid Korea.
2013 Cosmetochem AG and Lipoid merge their cosmetic activities to form
Lipoid Kosmetik AG