cph company history

From one-man operation to market leader

cph is an international company and a global market leader in the area of labelling adhesives operating in more than 70 countries. We manufacture more than 300 different industrial adhesives and export to more than 100 countries.

  • 1975Company foundation

  • 1977Start of production of Cellulose and starch based adhesives

  • 1983Development of the first biodegradable labelling adhesive

  • 1990Market leader for labelling adhesives

  • 1993/1994DIN EN ISO 9001 Certified

  • 1995First German company to have European Eco Audit certified through EMAS

  • 2000Expansion of the production facility in Essen

  • 2010/2011launch of the "cph Labelling Academy"

  • 2012Completion of the production and development facility in Essen

  • 2013Development of the first biodegradable hot-melt adhesive

  • 2014New hot melt plant in Essen

  • 2020Development REGAIN

    labelling adhesive made from potato starch regained from wastewater
  • 2021100% CO2-neutral Production

    in Essen, Germany
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