Dörken GROUP was founded by Dörken Brothers to produce lacquers, paints and anti-corrosion coatings. Its brand LUCITE becomes the first registered paint brand.
Launches the new product EBURIT, which is the first registered paint product in Germany and take the lead in the market.
Dörken takes its first step in the field of synthetic resin and expands its business scope to achieve Multi-commodity developments.
The Second World War puts the company to the test; it survives and becomes stronger.
The third generation of the family is now at the helm of the flourishing business. Dörken achieves vigorous developments with the development of German economy.
When the new chairman takes over the production of the environment-friendly paint system, Dörken begins to shift its focus in favor of water-based building paints.
The exterior coatings business unit is incorporated in the new company CD-COLOR. Five years later, it owned the first market share of exterior wall coating in Germany!
Since 2010, LUCITE has been elected as "top 100" technological innovation enterprises in Germany.
Dörken celebrates its 125th anniversary with a review of its successes and sets a new beginning for the next century.