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History

2012

  • Jan Dekker is acquired by IMCD

    Jan Dekker is acquired by IMCD
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2000

  • 222 years celebration

    222 years of Jan Dekker is celebrated
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1994

  • Qualification for ISO certification

    Jan Dekker qualified for ISO certification
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1990

  • Jan Dekker is an independent company again

    Management buyout - Jan Dekker is an independent company again. Production at the Adelaar is excluded from the buyout, and becomes property of Unilever subsidiary Croklaan.
  • Set up of warehouse and distribution center

    New warehouse and distribution center built on Handelsweg, Wormerveer. Still our warehouse and production units are located here.
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1986

  • Naarden Chemie is taken over by Unilever

    Naarden Chemie is taken over by Unilever. Jan Dekker remained at its Wormerveer location and becomes part of Quest as an independent company.
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1958

  • Focus on trading operations.

    All production units closed. Focus on trading operations.
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1957

  • Jan Dekker Is acquired by Chemische Fabriek Naarden

    Jan Dekker Is acquired by Chemische Fabriek Naarden, keeping the Jan Dekker traditional trading activities independent, and retaining its own company name.
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1928

  • 150 year anniversary of Jan Dekker

    150 year anniversary of Jan Dekker
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1885

  • New factory " De Adelaar" is built

    New factory is built: “De Adelaar”, named after the old timber shed.
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1778

  • Set up of Jan Dekker

    Jan Dekker Gerbrandszoon sets up Jan Dekker as milling company in the Zaan region, the first industrial region in Europe. Owner of three oil mills in Zaan region
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