Milestones in the history of BORNIT®
Years 2001 to today
Demolition of the old brick kilns on the site in Reichenbacher Straße.
Expansion of sales structures in Eastern Europe such as Poland, Ukraine, etc.
Opening of the new production facility and the new distribution warehouse in Dresden, Saydaer Straße.
Demolition of old building structures in the area of the production site for anionic building protection products (behind the steam control room).
Introduction of the new product line "BORNITtools" into the market in connection with the sale of the 1st "BORNIT®-Flexomat".
Construction of a new cold storage hall for packaging and raw materials.
Expansion and modernisation of the factory's own laboratory.
Construction of a new 100 m³ tank for the production of anionic basic emulsion.
Production of the foundation for a new high-bay warehouse.
Grant of a word/figurative trademark.
Construction of the new 10 m³ agitator mixer in the production facility for anionic building protection products.
The new high-bay warehouse (“K. Walther hall”) with approx. 1000 pallet spaces for frost-sensitive products is officially handed over.
Farewell to Managing Director Klaus Walther after more than 41 years with the company (officially on 24.01.2008).
Frank Metzner, who has been with the company since 01.05.1995, becomes the new Managing Director at BORNIT®.
Introduction of the ecological waterproofing product range “BORNIT® Greenline”.
Relocation of the Dresden sales office to Freiberger Straße.
Opening of the official representative office of BORNIT® in Russia.
New construction of the hazardous materials warehouse and the roofing of an open area to increase storage capacity.
Registered design: Joint tape 7 (DE 20 2013 003 044 U1).
Installation of the new 6 m³ agitator mixer for solvent-free coatings in the K. Walther hall.
Construction and commissioning of a 30 m³ silica sand silo for the automation of powder production.
Rehabilitation of the “Südstraße” (in front of the quarantine store).
Commissioning of a new production plant for solvent-based coatings and demolition of an old warehouse.
Patent: Joint tape for insertion in connection or repair joints in the upper area of a road surface.
A new lightweight warehouse is completed in the western part of the company's premises. 700 m² of storage space now facilitates the accommodation of packaging, trade goods and pre-commissioned pallets for loading.
Refurbishment and redesign of the administration building and street view in Reichenbacher Straße at the headquarters in Zwickau.
Demolition of another old warehouse with built-in tanks to make room for the construction of a new, central transformer station in the following year.
Patent: Two-component, flexible and fast-curing combination waterproofing for waterproofing of structures, roofs and for repair of traffic areas.
Takeover of the shares held by Deutag AG by Wilhelm Werhahn KG.
Introduction of a new ERP system (SAP).
Construction of the new silica sand silo on the "Oststraße" for the production of BORNIT® Asphalt Pore Sealer.
New construction and commissioning of the modern transformer station, construction of a new, central high-voltage supply, new installation of electricity, water and sewage pipes.
BORNIT® receives certification of energy management according to DIN EN ISO 50001:2011.
Demolition of the old pipeline bridge and laying of the supply lines in the ground.
Fundamental renovation of the entire "Oststraße"; gutting and conversion of the old laboratory on the "Oststraße" as a recreation room for the production staff.
Fundamental renovation of the large storage and logistics area in the centre of the site.
Commissioning of an automatic filling and packaging plant for powder products.
Start of the planning work for the renewal of the aged 13 main storage tanks at the "Mittelstraße".
Construction of another lightweight hall for the storage of frost-resistant raw materials.
Ceremonial act on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the company in Zwickau, in the historic rooms of the "Neue Welt" ballroom in Zwickau.
Deconstruction of the 1st half of the over 30-year-old solvent tank farm.
Demolition and rebuilding of the catch basin for the new solvent tank farm (construction phase 1).
Start with the redevelopment of the western storage area (next to car dealership).
Setting of the first 6 storage tanks (4x heated, 2x unheated).
Complete redesign of the CI and market launch of BORNIT® at the World Construction Trade Fair in Munich - BAU2019.
Asphalting of the new storage area for marketing and the BORNIT® application technology.
Word/figurative trademark: BORNIT®.
Construction of the 1st marketing tent hall.
Start of the new construction of the catch basin for the new solvent tank farm.
Concreting of the new support bearings for the 12 tanks of the new solvent tank farm.
BORNIT® receives the silver sustainability certificate.
Commissioning of the new tank farm for solvent-based bitumen products with a total capacity of 350 m³ and automated process control.
Installation of a new, more efficient but nevertheless more energy-saving cooling unit for the joint tape plant.
Start of the expansion investment of two new 10 m³ mixers for the production of bitumen thick coatings - planned to be completed in spring 2022.