Profile of the company



CHEMOLAK yesterday


The beginnings of the chemical industry under the Malé Karpaty dates back to 1883. Earl Jozef Palffy started processing wood with dry distillation in a new plant in Horné Orešany near of Smolenice. Were produced acetic adic, acetone, calcium acetate, wood alcohol, tar and charcoal.


Chemical plant in Smolenice has received gradually to awareness to customers in Austria, Germany and England. Part of the factory was a narrow gauge railway, which has after completion lenght 70km.With introduction of new technologies has expanded the range of products of burnt lime, hydrated lime, methanol, formaldehyde and other products.


A lot of products in chemical factory were used as a raw material for the production of paints and varnishes. This resulted to a gradual build new production areas and transition to own production of paints and varnishes in 1929.


Range consisted mainly of boiled oil, oil, nitrocellulose and spirit paints and varnishes. The beginnings of manufacture of alkyd resins date back to 1950. Production of paints and varnishes significantly risen and range of products has spread on synthetic and latex paint. The constant demand for products and the increasing requirements for production capacity have resulted in a building a new plant in Smolenice with a capacity 40 000 tonnes of products per year, which was put into operation in 1968. In the eighties years was built complex new brewhouse of resins with the most modern technologies which allow preparation of semi-products for the mnufacture of paints and varnishes with the highest parameters of quality. CHEMOLAK became a concept not only at home but also in neighboring countries.


Gradually went throught to the current production program, which is the production of paints, resins, adhesives, solvents and auxiliary products. In the first wave of voucher privatization in 1992 was Chemolak transformed into a joint-stock company.




The objective of today ´s CHEMOLAK is constantly improving the quality and range of offered assortment. Very important is care about the environment and achieving high professional standards of produced and packaged products. With help of introduction of progressive forms of production, modernization of technological processes, increase professionalize of operators is Chemolak one of top companies in Europe.


This is evidences by the success in many areas and obtaining several awards at international fairs and exhibitions. In view of the nature of production and the geographic location of the company is providing environmental protection one of the strategic directions of development of the society. With the start of the new REACH legislation, the company began to addict to gradual ecology of products and especially the reduction of volatile organic compounds (VOC) in products. Building of own retail network and distribution logistics, the company continually keeps a leading position in the market for decorative coatings.


This is confirmed also with new export territories and interested of foreign buyers in our products. In the industrial segment are ensured ambitious requirements of customers in surface treatment such as construction, engineering, transport technology and road infrastructure, energy, furniture and wood working industries. Production is for domestic as well as for challenging foreign markets. CHEMOLAK a.s. is today a progressive, modern producer of paints, adhesives and resins, base on 130 years of experience, development and the actual scientific knowledge.


CHEMOLAK has become flexible and reliable supplier of quality paints with a wide customer service, professional advice and dynamically developing services.




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