The main dates in Stockmar's history:
Company is founded by Hans Stockmar. At first production was limited to manufacturing honeycomb inner walls for beekeepers.
Production of beeswax candles begins.
Modelling wax is introduced as a new product.
Transformation of the company from a sole-proprietorship into an open-trade organisation.
Wax crayons are developed, at the suggestion of art teachers from Waldorf schools.
Waxsheets are introduced as a new product.
Employees become co-partners.
Major architectural expansion of the company.
After the death of founder Hans Stockmar, the company is changed into a limited partnership.
Watercolours are developed, at the suggestion of Waldorf teachers.
Beginning of the neutralization of the company's capital.
Family members decide to neutralize the capital in a way that portions of future profits pass to a trust company.
Plans are made for a new building in the industrial area of Kaltenkirchen.
Development and introduction of natural dyes.
The company relocates to the completed new building.
Product range is expanded to include wood-cleaning products.
1996: "Farbkreisfarben" (colour-circle paints) are introduced.
Stockmar goes on-line with its first homepage.
Stockmar publishes its first information broschure for the trade.
Major expansion of Stockmar's sales promotion campaigns.
The premiere of Stockmar's new homepage-design - and much more ...
Kunst macht Sinn® (art makes sense) and the WBU® quality development system become registered trademarks.