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.
The Wülfrather Gruppe, including Akdolit, is taken over by the Lhoist Group.
Merger with several affiliated companies to become Rheinkalk GmbH, branch Akdolit.
The lime plant of Istein is taken over by the Lhoist Group.
A new production line for Akdolit products is built at the Istein plant. The production is transferred from Pelm to Istein.