Paint Systems for Generations.
More than 135 years Spies Hecker.
Spies Hecker has been writing paint history for more than 135 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 Centre.|
|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 Centre in Cologne.
|2010||Launch of Permahyd Base Coat Hi-TEC 480.|
|2013||Integration in Axalta Coating Systems.|
Spies Hecker. Paint systems for generations.