2nd Capacity expansion at manufacturing site in Finland
AB Enzymes 4th member of the European enzyme trade association AMFEP with big member status
Extension of all major product ranges: VERON®, ECOSTONE®, ECOPULP®, BIOTOUCH, ROHAPECT® ROHALASE®
1st Capacity expansion at manufacturing site in Finland
Global distribution arrangement for feed with ABF sister company, AB Vista
1999 / 2001
ABF buys Röhm Enzyme.
Name changed to AB Enzymes.
Röhm buys the Altia (former Alko) enzyme business (ECONASE® )
Joint venture with Roal Oy, Rajamäki Finland
Roal Oy was established as a joint venture by former Finnish Alko Ltd and German Röhm GmbH
First enzyme for the milling and baking industry launched: VERON®
Alko ( now Altia )starts producing microbial enzymes for captive use in grain processing.
Invention of the first enzyme for the food industry: PECTINOL® now ROHAPECT®
The Finnish Prohibition Act is abolished. Alcohol beverage production in Rajamäki, starts. Alko is founded as the national alcoholic beverage retailing monopoly
Röhm and Haas founded.
Invention of first industrial enzyme for the leather industry – OROPON.
Doctor W. Juslin establishes Rajamäki yeast plant in Finland