Timeline

1970
1970

  • The GmbH & Co. KG (limited partnership) is founded
  • Company headquarters: Abdinghof in Versmold (in the founder’s home)
  • Founded by Alfred Willich
  • Employees: approx. 5
1973
1973

  • The company moves into a new building in the region’s industrial zone
  • The first synthetic coatings are produced (following the example of Milano salami)
1980
1980er

  • The first edible coatings are produced
1988
1988

  • The production building expands
1999
1999

  • Volker Willich joins the Executive Board
  • Wax is added to the product range
2003
2003

  • Production is automated
2004
2004

  • EU approval is received
  • HACCP is introduced
2006
2006

  • Production is modernised and expanded
2010
2010

  • First IFS certification
2013
2013

  • The first oil-based marinades are produced
2014
2014

  • Cooperation with Clarys Food Ingredients
  • Foundation of the holding company CeWeCon
2015
2015

  • First organic and halal certifications
2016
2016

  • An apprenticeship scheme is launched for industrial clerks
  • Employees: approx. 20