2020Separation of the areas for HACCP and chemical technical substances

Installation of a packaging robot and a palletizing robot in the HACCP area

The facility is halal certified
2019Expansion of our plant capacity by a Fluidised Bed Opposed Jet Mill 400 AFG
2018Successful certification of DIN EN ISO 22000 by TÜV Rheinland
2017Successful certification of our quality management system according to ISO 9001:2015 by DQS
2016Acquisition of the business of Delfino Pharma & Chemie AG

Brenntag Group, the global market leader in chemical distribution, has taken over the ACU shares
201520th company anniversary

Certification of an energy efficiency system

Implementation of an operating data logging and measurement data acquisition

Establishment of further storage facility (540 m²)
2014Extensive redesign of our company website

Renewal of the fire alarm system

Restructuring the hall exterior and roof of the warehouse
2013Implementation of a new ERP system

Building up a HACCP-compliant cryogenic grinding system made of stainless steel. This is a Pin Mill GSM 250, which can be operated in three different modes:

  • Cryogenic grinding with liquid nitrogen
  • Inert with gaseous nitrogen (protective gas atmosphere)
  • Standard mode with specially processed compressed air

If necessary, sieving can be carried out subsequently to the grinding process, in order to produce defined fractions.
2012Successful Bio Certification
2011Conversion of the plant control from SP 5 to SP 7 concerning the plants 100 AFG, 200 AFG, 400 AFG and 315 ZPS

Installation of new rotary valves in above mentioned plants according to hygienic design directives

Construction of a new filling line (facilities included) consisting of a filling and dosage machine (Mac-Microdos-Duostep) for open mouth bags in combination with various eligible sewing machines (double stitched seam sewing-unit, adhesive asset, heatseal-system)
2010Due to a great order situation ten new employees could be hired.

New investments in oil-free compressor systems and usage of oil-free compressed air in the whole production site

The compressed air pipeline system is completely made of stainless steel.

Major overhaul of the Jet Mills
2009Through expansionary investments now several plants can optionally be operated with compressed air or under inert gas atmosphere (nitrogen, protective gas atmosphere).
2008Creation of a new Quality Assurance department under whose direction the laboratory could be essentially extended
2007Installation of high-quality scales directly under the plants
2006Creation of separate filling and storage areas by partition within the production buildings
2005In August the HACCP concept was introduced and certified by DQS for the first time.
Furthermore we have created separate rooms for the manufacturing plants in another building to provide an easy construction and exchange of different plants. This way we achieved a greater flexibility and product safety.
2004In February our Quality Management System was certified by DQS according to ISO 9001 for the first time.
2003Creation of separate rooms according to HACCP for all manufacturing plants in our main building to prevent cross-contamination
2001Soil sealing of the access roads and commencement of the modernization of a further building
1999Start of the Business Units PHARMA/ food/ cosmetic
1996Start of the Business Unit CHEMISTRY
1995Company establishment