"1962 we developed an innovative membrane,
today this membrane is 50 years old: WOLFIN IB."
The history of WOLFIN Bautechnik
|1962||Degussa AG receives an order from VEDAG to develop an innovative synthetic roofing and sealing membrane.|
|1963||WOLFIN IB, the world’s first polymeric, breathable and bitumen-resistant synthetic roofing and sealing membrane, is introduced.|
|1992||Development of the WOLFIN PYE composite system. WOLFIN IB is bonded on a PYE polymer bitumen sheet in a sealing process to prevent underflow.|
|1993||WOLFIN GWSK, the first full-surface cold self-adhesive synthetic roofing and sealing membrane, sets a new standard.|
|1995||WOLFIN Bautechnik takes over the roofing business of DLW Bautechnik (Delifol brand)|
|1996||WOLFIN Bautechnik takes over the roofing business of Benecke-Kaliko AG (Gekaplan brand)|
|1997||COSMOFIN, the monomer-softened, fabric-reinforced PVC-P sheet, expands the WOLFIN range.|
|2000||WOLFIN M, the bitumen-resistant plastic roofing and sealing membrane reinforced in the centre with a glass grid, is launched on the market.|
|2001||Relocation of WOLFIN Bautechnik from Hanau to Wächtersbach in the Main-Kinzig district.|
|2004||TECTOFIN RV, the nonwoven-laminated synthetic roofing membrane based on synthetic acrylic rubber, is launched on the German market.|
|2006||WOLFIN GWSK protect, the WOLFIN membrane with a protect finish for optimised fire protection, is presented.|
|2008||TECTOFIN GV, which combines durability and optimised fire protection, and INOFIN FR, the roofing membrane made from flexible polyolefin (FPO), are launched on the market.|
|2011||WOLFIN PV, the fleece-laminated high-polymer synthetic roofing membrane, ideal for use under solar systems, is presented.
WOLFIN Bautechnik becomes part of the ICOPAL Group.
|2012||WOLFIN celebrates 50th anniversary.|