Kufner Holding GmbH is planning extensive investments and other operative measures to achieve a leading market position in the existing business areas.
KL Technologies Holding, an UK based company, acquires Bamberger Kaliko.
Bamberger Kaliko Textile Finishing GmbH is established.
Completion and implementation of an energy efficiency concept.
Reduction of carbon output and ressources required for
Process water is recycled and brought back into production process.
Bamberger Kaliko starts with abrasive backing cloth as a new business segment.
Bamberger Kaliko splits away from Continental AG and becomes an independent limited company.
Moving to the new production site in Bamberg, Kramersfeld.
At the same time we make major investments in environmental protection (solvent free production, biological sewage water treatment).
Roller blind fabrics as a new business segment comes to life.
The Göppinger Kaliko acquires (under leadership of Continental AG Hannover) its competitor Bamberger Kaliko.
Conversion into a limited company
Venesta Ltd., London, buys Bamberger Kalikofabrik.
Once more under German administration. Production almost comes to an end. After the War the company is returned to Winterbottom.
Restitution with Winterbottom cover materials Company, Manchester as majority share holder.
Continuation under German administration. Commercial registration as Bamberger Kalikofabrik AG.
William Rock from Liverpool, UK, takes over. The start of a new era under British ownership that will almost last for a hundred years.
In 1863 Karl Wiecking establishes a plant for dye-works, bleaching and finishing.
Source: Chronik der Bamberger Kaliko "Rolle vorwärts", 1. Edition 1998, copyright Bamberger Kaliko GmbH