History

We can look back on over 60 years of experience in the manufacture of innovative products.

2015

As part of a reorganisation Emerell merges all locations in Switzerland into one legal entity. All of Emerell’s Swiss production sites will be operating under the name Emerell AG in the future. Furthermore, Emerell joines in November the Association of the Adhesives Industry in Switzerland (Fachverband Klebstoff-Industrie Schweiz or FKS).

2014

Emerell increases its involvement in the area of corporate social responsibility and is awarded silver by the independent agency Ecovadis at the first attempt.

2013

Collano Services now appears under the brand name Emerell.

2012

Construction of the production hall for the second 5-layer blown film line in Schmitten.

2009

Establishment of the companies Collano Services AG, Collano Adhesives AG and nolax AG.

2008

Collano structures its group-wide activities into three strategic business units: Collano Services, Collano Adhesives and nolax.

2007

Collano Xiro AG is awarded the Fribourg Innovation Prize for a multi-layer adhesive film system which is used in manufacturing side airbags.

2005

The 2005 Innovation Prize of the Chamber of Commerce of Central Switzerland goes to Collano HCM, a heat-reactive, pre-applicable polyurethane hot melt.

2002

Takeover of Sarna Xiro, changes of company names of the sites to
Collano Xiro AG, Schmitten, Switzerland and
Collano Xiro GmbH, Buxtehude, Germany.

2001

The name of Collano Ebnöther AG is changed to Collano AG (Switzerland).

2000

Collano changes from an adhesive company to an innovation company. The environmental management system of Collano Ebnöther AG is certified according to ISO 14001.

1997

50-year anniversary and change of the name of Ebnöther AG to Collano Ebnöther AG.

1994

Ebnöther AG is certified according to ISO 9001.

1947

Dr. Marcel Ebnöther sets up the adhesive company Ebnöther AG in Olten.