Entry in the commercial Register in Constance on 23 March.
Beginning of prospecting activities in Germany by Walter Greminger, Günther Junghans, Roger Mentha and Anton Rapp.
Foundation of Polygal AG with head office in Bussnang (30 June).
Office and laboratory premises moved to the 'Villa Gimpert' in Märstetten. Production started at the nearby Märstetten lime and fertiliser plant. Head office of the company transferred to Märstetten.
Land purchased in Märstetten to build our own production plant, the work of which started in autumn.
Previous purchasing links with Spain become a permanent connection as an agreement is signed with Productos Giró SA in Barcelona for the joint construction of a factory to produce carob bean gum.
The new plant in San Carlos de la Rapita goes into full production.
Following a one year construction work, the Märstetten extension is completed.
In Märstetten, a new production line for chemical modification is built.
In Spain, plant extended to include a new line for processing Guar.
Further expansion in Märstetten; second production line installed.
Extension work in Spain:
· loading facility
· extension of Guar production facilities
Restoration of the administration site with an additional new building in Märstetten.
Polygal Habib Gums NV with manufacturing plant in Karachi joins the Polygal group.
Construction of a 2-stage waste-water treatment plant in Spain.
Construction work for the extension in Märstetten:
· warehouse and offices premises at the factory
· new pavilion for customer visits, meetings and company events
Polygal AG, Märstetten has been certified according to ISO 9001:2000
Foundation of Polygal Priwell Industries Co., Ltd., Guangzhou, alginate products and trade for the Chinese market and export.
Inauguration of production and administration building of Polygal Priwell Industries Co., Ltd.