Tradition of almost
150 years

1873

Establishment of the company, and construction of the first zinc smelter

1875

Inauguration of zinc smelter operations

1888

Zinc rolling mill operations begin.

1912

The initiation of sulphuric acid production.

1934

The launch of pigments production. 

1934

Initiation of zinc production, and zinc-based offset plate manufacture. 

1938

Zinc-etched and zinc-based offset plates production commences.

1949

An organic dyestuffs plant is founded.

1953

Cinkarna and Kemična tovarna merge.

1961

Affiliation of the organic dyestuffs plant (Tovarna organskih barvil).

1962

Affiliation of the mineral pigments plant in Mozirje (Tovarna zemeljskih barv).

1962

Sulphuric acid production according to the contact process commences.

1966

Aluminium printing offset plate production commences.

1970

Transition from mainly metallurgical to mainly chemical processing activities.

1973

Titanium dioxide operations commence.

1978

The production of single component polyurethane foam for construction commences.

1980

Rubberising and fluorinated polymer processing commences.

1981

New rolling plant opens and titanium-zinc sheet metal production commences.

1982

Sulphuric acid production according to the double absorption process commences.

1982

As a result, SO2 emissions decreased.

1989

Titanium dioxide production updated.

1990

Powder coating production commences in Mozirje.

1991

Production of electrochemically grained aluminium plates commences.

1993

Company ownership transformation begins.Some outdated production facilities are closed.

1993

Plant protection product manufacture is updated (blue copper)

1994/95

Titanium dioxide production updated. Additional cleaning devices are installed.

1996

Plant growing media (growth substrate) production is updated and relocated.Closure of outdated production plants (Galvana).

1997

Legal form of organisation is changed: from CC, p.o. to CC, d.d. (joint stock company)

1998

Additional construction of a new building material production plant. Founding meeting of the company CC, d. d.

1999

Masterbatch production commences in Mozirje.

2000

The implementation of projects for the alignment with the IPPC Directive commences.

2002

The company Cinkarna – Kvarc d. o. o. is founded in Tuzla (Bosnia and Herzegovina).

2006

The production of single component polyurethane foam for construction ends and its equipment is sold off.

2007

The project for the environmental and technological update of titanium dioxide production is roughly finished.

2008

Red gypsum dry filling operations commence.

2009

Zinc sulphate production ceases.

2009

A new line for the production of white masterbatches opens.

2010

The company obtained the integrated environmental permit according to the IPPC Directive.

2010

A resolution on the closure of the Bukovžlak Non-Hazardous Waste Deposit Site is adopted.

2014

The CC Polska (Poland) representative office opens.

2015

The production of printing plates, offset inks, and printing chemicals ceases and the printing house closes.

2016

Affiliation of the production of flexographic printing inks at the Kemija Mozirje production unit.

2016

Production of rolled zinc titanium sheets ends.

2017

The comprehensive renovation of the Bukovžlak Non-Hazardous Waste Deposit Site commences.

2017

Coating production at the Kemija Mozirje production unit ends.

2018

Extension of the existing production at the Kemija Mozirje.

2018

The company Cinkarna – Kvarc d. o. o. in Tuzla (Bosnia and Herzegovina) is liquidated.

2019

The sell-off of the construction & building material range.

2020

The Cinkarna representative office in Belgrade closes (the Republic of Serbia).

2022

Flexo printing inks production ceases.

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