Paint Systems for Generations.
More than 130 years Spies Hecker.
Spies Hecker has been writing paint history for more than 130 years. With futuristic products for car and commercial vehicle repairs, we are one of the leading suppliers in this field today. We have a long tradition of pioneering the major paint developments of era. From coach paint in 1882 to the modern vehicle refinish, Spies Hecker has come a long way. From these beginnings to today, customer-driven technical solutions and a close, cooperative relationship have always been at the core of our philosophy.
|1882||Company establishment/varnish production for coaches.|
|1900||Vehicle refinishes are included in the product range.|
|1912||The corporation Spies, Hecker & Co. GmbH is established.|
|1948||Construction of a new, modern company building.|
|1955||Spies Hecker starts to export paint (NL).|
|1974||Integration in the Hoechst Group.|
|1979||Spies Hecker supplies its first customers overseas.|
|1980||Market launch of the 2-coat system – Base Coat 293/295 and clear coat.|
|1981||First Spies Hecker Training Center.|
|1994||Launch of waterborne base coat technology – Permahyd 280/285.|
|1999||Integration in the DuPont Group.|
||Market launch of a mixing concentrate system for commercial vehicles.
First UV-curing product.
||125 years anniversary.
Opening of the new Spies Hecker Center in Cologne.
|2010||Launch of Permahyd Base Coat Hi-TEC 480.|
|2013||Integration in Axalta Coating Systems.|
Automotive passion with Spies Hecker.
Cars embodying the spirit of the age. This also reflects our latest calendar "Passion 2014".
However much the vehicles in the calendar may differ – be they classics old or more recent or even magnificent modern-day vehicles – the selected models all have one thing in common:
"Every one of them communicates a certain lifestyle and passion for the car."