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History of Nabaltec

A success story


Founding of Nabaltec GmbH

The company focused on the processing and refining of aluminum hydroxide, aluminum oxide and other mineral raw materials into high-quality special products.



Spin-off from the VAW group and sale to the Amberger Kaolinwerke Holding GmbH (AKW)



Takeover of Nabaltec GmbH by the families Heckmann and Witzany



Construction of a pilot plant at the former production site of Süd-Chemie AG in Kelheim

Founding of Nashtec LP, USA, and participation with 51% in the joint venture company



Start of production of APYRAL® 40CD at Nashtec in Corpus Christi, Texas, for the American market

Production sites for fine hydroxides in Germany and in the USA: Expansion of the capacities for halogen free, flame retardant fillers of the APYRAL® 40CD brand

Nabaltec was transformed into a joint stock company and has been listed since 24 November 2006 on the German Stock Exchange.



Founding of the sales company Nabaltec Asia Pacific K.K., based in Tokyo, Japan


2017 | 

Relocation of the pilot plant from Kelheim to Schwandorf

Complete takeover of the US joint venture, Nashtec, and modification of the production facility


2018 | 

Founding of the sales and management company Nabaltec USA Corporation in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

Founding of the manufacturing company Naprotec LLC in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Founding of the sales and trading company Nabaltec (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd., based in Shanghai, China



Nabaltec is one of the world’s leading suppliers of functional fillers and specialty alumina.



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    Nabaltec AG 
    Alustraße 50 - 52 
    92421 Schwandorf


    April 27, 2023

    Publication of Annual Report

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