Our history

2016Subsidiary Dillingen in the Saarland opened
2015Congratulation to the independence of C&CS, our catalyst disibutor!
2012Subsidiary Leipzig for composite-services opened
2011
5. Material Symposium of the GWP – anniversary event in cooperation with Allianz Zentrum für Technik GmbH
2010TZM – Technologie Zentrum Materialographie starts trainings with devices
2008Allianz Zentrum für Technik (AZT) is moving in - co-operation lab between GWP and AZT
2007Our company´s 30th anniversary will be celebrated with a material symposium
2005Successful accreditation DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025
2008Prof. Nickl turnes 80 - celebration with customers and friends of GWP
2001Public research assignment - DeNOx-catalysis
2001Relocation into the new business park
1999First consulting abroad about high temperature / high pressure technics in China
1997Digital photography – AgCl photography was rejected
1996 Airbag gas analysis - GWP method as standard in the German automotive industry
1995Applied catalysis research - High throughput micro-reactor test rig
1993Formation of the gas & catalysis lab
199010.000 pictures - macro, light-optical microscope and SEM
1988BISch Meßstelle - accredited as research lab for asbestos
1987Metallography - automatical operating preparation by STRUERS Präpamatik
1986VDU - foundation of Verein dt. Untersuchungslabors
1985 Technical lab - Stone saw pilot plot for tool optimisation
1983Extension of the building: more space for experiments
1979SEM - purchase of a scanning electron miscroscope for the damage analysis of metallic materials
1978Metallography - installation of the first laboratory
1977Est. by Prof. Dr. J. J. Nickl in the basement of his residential house