About us History

1897
1897

Company founded as a commercial enterprise by Karl Kömmerling in Pirmasens

1902
1902

Start of adhesives production

1952
1952

Start of PVC-U Production. Plastic heels - foil coated!

1954
1954

Start of international operations, e.g. in the form of production companies in France and Brazil

1957
1957

Start of profile extrusion with PVC-U roller shutters

1957

Development and production of sealants for the building industries and manufacturers of insulating glazing

1967
1967

Start of extrusion operations for Combidur and Pirmat brand PVC-U window profiles and KÖMADUR PVC-U sheets

1975
1975

Development of KÖMABORD railing profiles of foamed PVC

1976
1976

Start of production for KÖMACEL integral skinfoam sheet

1979
1979

Development of coextrusion for Combidur AV compound aluminium window profiles

1986
1986

Start of window profile extrusion in France

1989
1989

Start of window profile extrusion in Italy

1992
1992

Start of window profile production in Spain

1995
1995

Start of window profile production in China

1996
1996

Start of sheet extrusion in the USA

1997
1997

This traditional company celebrates its centennial

2000
2000

HT TROPLAST takes over KÖMMERLING KUNSTSTOFFE and became the leading supplier in the international profiles sector

2003
2003

profine GmbH set up as a parent company for profile activities

2006
Market leadership consolidated

The profine Group’s international market leadership expanded

2009
2009

Start of window profile production in Ukraine

2012
2012

Company acquired by Dr Peter Mrosik

2012
PremiDoor 88

Launch lift/sliding door system PremiDoor 88

2013
2013

Start of window profile production in India

2014
2014

KÖMMERLING 76 double and centre seal system launched

2015
proCoverTec plant in Berlin

proCoverTec plant commissioned in Berlin

2016
2016

88 mm premium window- and residential door system launched

2016
2016

AluClip Zero - innovative aluminium covers for system 76

2016
2016

Launch of the lift/sliding door systems PremiDoor 76

2017
2017

profine as the first international systems provider introduces the innovative Renolit Exofol PX laminate

2018
2018

New sliding system PremiSlide 76 presented

2018
2018

Launch of the window system KÖMMERLING 70

2018
2018

Launch of the threshold system for maximum barrier freedom - PremiPlan Plus