ZinCo Roof Greening Is a Mature Competence
|1957||A master craftsman shop is founded by Walter Zink in Unterensingen, Germany.|
|1960||Specialization in two areas: building systems and flat roof work – with in-house production.|
|1968||The FZ rail is introduced and a sales organization is established for the EU region. Founding of Flachdach Zubehoer GmbH (Flat Roof Accessories GmbH).|
|1972||Innovation phase for the climate roof: From flat roof to roof garden. Public relations work on a broad front, integrating colleges and universities.|
|1975–1976||Development and market launch of solar technology with Prof. Schoell (Dr. Engineering) from the University of Stuttgart.|
|1978–1983||Market launch of Floradrain® FD 60 and FD 40 drainage elements.|
|1980||Focus on ZinCo's core competence: Roof greening systems.|
|1987–1990||Founding of ZinCo AG Switzerland. Introduction of the Duo-Roof and Inclined Roof system build-ups with Floratherm® and Floraset®.|
|1990||Setup of a soil supply network and marketing of the growing medium Zincolit® that is made from recycled clay brick.|
|1992||Development and market launch of the Elastodrain® EL 200 drainage element (preceding the current Elastodrain® EL 202).|
|1995–1997||Expansion of export activities. The two German companies are merged to form ZinCo GmbH .|
|1998||Development and market launch of Fallnet® fall protection system.|
|2001||Founding of ZinCo Nederland B.V. Amsterdam.|
|2002||Management-Buy-Out: ZinCo GmbH is taken over by Ulrich Schaefer, Dieter Schenk, Roland Appl and Frank Stribel.|
|2003||Development and market launch of the Solar Base SB 200. Founding of ZinCo Singapore and ZinCo Denmark.|
|2007–2018||Founding of ZinCo USA, Inc. and ZinCo Cubiertas Ecologicas S.L., Spain.|
|2009||Founding of ZinCo RUS, Russia.|
Founding of LLC ZinCo Ukraine, Ukraine.
Launch of “Summer Plains”, the world's first system build-up for low-maintenance intensive Green Roofs with capillary irrigation.
Founding of ZinCo Italia srl, Italy.
|2011||Launch of Vertigreen, system build-up for facade greening for indoor and outdoor areas.|
|2012||Move to new premises in 72622 Nuertingen, Germany.|