Chemische Fabrik Griesheim-Elektron 1856 - 1925

industry:
Manufacturer of chemical products,
Manufacturer of chemicals
Nationality:
German
based:
Griesheim am Main

1856 - Ludwig Baist founded and built a chemical factory in Griesheim am Main just outside Frankfurt am Main

1863 - company operates under the name Chemische Fabrik Griesheim am Main

1892 - took over Chemische Fabrik Griesheim Elektron

1925 - became part of IG Farbenindustrie AG

1952 - IG Farben demerged; became part of the Hoechst group

1997 - sold by Hoechst to Clariant AG, Swiss company