Akdolit® started its history about 50 years ago as a small company producing water treatment reagents for application mainly in filters. Thereafter, Akdolit® grew into a force brand in the water treatment reagent industry. After several business changes, it became first part of the Lhoist Group and is today also part of Lhoist Western Europe.
Several lime burners from the Eifel found a company and set up a ring kiln.
Peter Neuendorf from Pelm sets up a small shaft kiln.
Foundation of the Akdolit-Werke GmbH.
Complete takeover by the 'Wülfrather Gruppe'.
Pelmer Kalkwerk Neuendorf KG is taken over as a subsidiary by Akdolit-Werk GmbH.
Renaming into Akdolit GmbH.
Renaming into Rheinkalk Akdolit GmbH & Co. KG.
Merger with several affiliated companies to become Rheinkalk GmbH, branch Akdolit.
Rheinkalk GmbH, together with its subsidiaries and the Lhoist companies of Benelux become part of Lhoist Western Europe.