Farbwerke vorm Meister Lucius und Brüning 1880 - 1952

industry:
Manufacturer of dyestuffs,
Manufacturer of pharmaceuticals
Nationality:
German
based:
Höchst, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany

1863 - partnership of 4 men Lucius, Brüning, Meister and Muller; 1880 renamed Fabwerke vorm Meister, Lucius & Brüning AG; 1925 component of IG Farbenindustrie AG; 1947 - Hoechst Ltd opened in UK; 1952 - IG Farbenindustrie AG broken down by Allies to break its monopoly and Farbwerke vorm Meister, Lucius & Brüning AG renamed Farbwerke Hoechst AG; 1974 renamed Hoechst AG; 1999merger of Rhône-Poulenc SA and Hoechst AG. 2004 - firm merged with Sanofi-Synthélabo, forming Sanofi-Aventis.