1949mittenwaldalt

Development of the first inks in Mittenwald.

1952

Foundation of „Mittenwald Chemie“.

1954

Development of the first documentary proof ball pen ink.

1964

Foundation of IKF (Industrie Klebstoffe Farben) GmbH & Co. KG in Ludwigshafen.

1966Foto

Solving the problem of cristallisation: Design of ball pen inks suitable for polypropylene tubes.

1968

Expanding the product range by fibre pen inks, permanent marker inks etc.

1972

Market launch of the famous ball pen ink type 600 B violet blue.

IK2F

1977

Market launch of the first whiteboard marker inks.

1988

Development of ethanol based whiteboard inks.

1989

First „low viscosity“ ball pen ink range (DOCUFLUIDAL series).

1992

Merger of „Mittenwald Chemie“ and „IKF“ to „Dokumental GmbH & Co. KG Schreibfarben“;  World market leader in the segment writing inks. Origin of the name “Dokumental” is the ball pen ink series of the same Name by “Mittenwald Chemie”.

2001

ISO 9001 certification.

2003

Development of ultra low viscosity ball pen inks.

2009

Implementation of a new management and expansion of organisational sales structure.

2010

Acquisition of National Ink Ltd. and foundation of Shanghai Dokumental Ink.

2013

Implementation of our new Corporate Design.

 

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