History

Istoric

1990

It was the first private company that produced varnishes and paints in Romania, founded in 1990 by engineer Aurel Köber. Today, Köber is the national provider of paints and resins for the market of decorative and industrial products.
1991

The first Romanian paints and resins factory opens in Turturesti and it reaches, in a couple of years, a capacity of 30,000 tons/year. It serves the Romanian market of decorative and industrial products.
1994

The company`s own research and development department is founded.
1996

KÖBER SRL is the first company in the varnish and paint industry that obtains the quality assurance system certification.
1997

Along with the new research department, the company develops its first industrial epoxy based product “Epomid”.
1998

Eng. Aurel Köber developed one of the first ready-to-use acrylic paints, “Aqualux”, for the Romanian market.
1999

Along with the release of the powder paints fabrication, Köber became the only producer of powder paints in Romania.
2000

Köber was the first company from the varnish and paint industry granted with an Environment Certificate by the Germanicher Loyd German body.
2005

The “Ecoplast” advertising campaign was rewarded with the golden medal at the “Golden Hammer” festival form Riga.
2008

Company’s second factory opens at the Savinesti chemical platform, with a total capacity of 100.000 tons/year.
2010

The introduction of the super-premium paint “Zertifikat Plus”, the first paint with an antimicrobial effect, with silver ions.
2014

A new product is released on the market: “Paint for exterior: Zertifikat Siliconic Plus”.