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ABOUT VISCOFAN
HISTORY
With more than 40 years of history. The Viscofan Group was founded in 1975. Check our evolution and growth throughout the years.
Viscofan the casing company Cáseda technology
1975
Viscofan founded
Viscofan the casing company stock market
1986
Viscofan listed on the stock Exchange
Viscofan the casing company acquired IAN
1988
Viscofan acquired IAN Group
Viscofan the casing company Naturin acquisition
1990
Viscofan acquired Naturin (Germany)
Viscofan the casing company incorporation of Viscofan do Brazil
1991
Incorporation of Viscofan do Brazil
Viscofan the casing company first cogeneration plant in Caseda
1993
Started up firts cogeneration plant in Cáseda (Spain)
Viscofan the casing company expansión Asia y Rusia
1994
Opened sales offices in Russia and Asia, and established foothold in the United States. Started up of the collagen activity in Cáseda (Spain)
Viscofan the casing company acquisition Gamex
1995
Acquired Gamex in the Czech Republic, and Trificel in Sao Paulo (Brazil)
Viscofan the casing company USA
1998
Converting plant in USA moved from Michigan to Alabama
Viscofan the casing expansion Thailand
2001
New sales office in Thailand
Viscofan the casing company expansion Mexico
2003
Started up Viscofan Mexico
Viscofan the casing company expansion Costa Rica Latam
2004
Created Viscofan Centroamerica Comercial in Costa Rica
Viscofan the casing company acquisition Koteks
2005
Acquired Koteksprodukt (Serbia) and the assets of Tripasin (Sweden)
Viscofan the casing company acquisition Teepak USA and Mexico
2006
Acquired Teepak in North America (USA and Mexico)
Viscofan the casing company growth
2007
The group's consolidated revenues exceeded €500 millions for the first time in its history
Viscofan the casing company expansion Spain Caseda
2008
Expansion of the cogeneration plant in Cáseda (Spain)
Viscofan the casing company sales China
2009
Incorporation of Viscofan Technology in Suzhou (China)
Viscofan the casing company collagen cellulose China
2010
Opening of a converting plant in China
Viscofan the casing company technology advance collagen
2011
Growth plans were speeded up with the installation of new "superfast" production lines in Germay, the expansion of collagen in Spain and the transfer of non-editable collagen lines from Germany to Serbia
Viscofan the casing company Latam Uruguay collagen
2012
Incorporation of Viscofan Uruguay SA. Collagen casing has been shirred for the first time in Latam
Viscofan the casing company collagen cellulose China
2013
Opening of a collagen extrusion plant in China
Viscofan the casing company Latam Uruguay collagen
2014
Opening of a collagen extrusion plant in Uruguay
Viscofan the casing company sells IAN Group
2015
Sale of IAN Group and acquisition of Nanopack Technology&Packaging
Viscofan the casing company acquisition Vector USA Europe
2016
Acquisition of Vector's companies in Europe and United States