Development of the Company


  • 1912  Thomas Carl Tromm founded his own company TH. C. TROMM Cöln a/Rhein and took over the manufactur-ing processes of the former Tromm & Co. The new company started with the refining of ceresin and was now named Wachs- und Ceresin-Fabrik.
  • 1949   Tromm bought land in Köln Niehl and started the construction of modern production facilities in the city’s industrial area. Following this, the company was named Wachs- und Ceresin-Fabriken TH. C. TROMM GmbH
  • 1958   Tromm established its own department for engineering and the construction of equipment and plants for chemical production.
  • 1968   TECETE-CHEMIE GmbH was founded and integrated into the company as a subsidiary of TH. C. TROMM GmbH.
  • 1988–2011 Focus on the core business. Continuous development of production facilities, product portfolio and business opportunities.
  • 2005–2012 A substantial change in the worldwide supply of the raw materials has resulted in more expensive products. The development of the chemical industry is now determined by the ‘Responsible Care’ initiative. This responsibility is documented by REACH, the regulation concerning the registration of chemicals.
  • Today Tromm is a specialist in waxes and wax applications and well known as a reliable player in the wax business.