Development of the first inks in Mittenwald.
Foundation of „Mittenwald Chemie“.
Development of the first documentary proof ball pen ink.
Foundation of IKF (Industrie Klebstoffe Farben) GmbH & Co. KG in Ludwigshafen.
Solving the problem of cristallisation: Design of ball pen inks suitable for polypropylene tubes.
Expanding the product range by fibre pen inks, permanent marker inks etc.
Market launch of the famous ball pen ink type 600 B violet blue.
Market launch of the first whiteboard marker inks.
Development of ethanol based whiteboard inks.
First „low viscosity“ ball pen ink range (DOCUFLUIDAL series).
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”.
ISO 9001 certification.
Development of ultra low viscosity ball pen inks.
Implementation of a new management and expansion of organisational sales structure.
Acquisition of National Ink Ltd. and foundation of Shanghai Dokumental Ink.
Implementation of our new Corporate Design.