History

1953

Hans Werba, a passionate chemist and specialist in rubber technology, founds the company that carries his name today. He succeeds in making Werba an important chemical distributor in Europe. Werba Chem supplies primarily to the rubber industry.

1955

Werba Chem enters the international market, expands its activities, and starts servicing wider industrial fields. It supplies the Pharma, Construction, Metallurgy, Oil & Gas, Plastics and Paper industries.

1991

Werba Chem receives commercial enterprises National Award and secures ISO certification.

2005

Werba Chem transforms its business model. Werba establishes its own R&D department and starts manufacturing proprietary products. Developments are carried out in cooperation with research institutes. New chemical solutions result out of close collaboration with the customers aimed to improve their manufacturing processes. Technology and innovation become driving forces for the company.

2018

Werba Chem fundamentally changes its orientation and integrates sustainability in its corporate strategy. The Company focuses on the industrial sectors of mobility, energy, life science, construction and advanced materials. The main accent is in the development of new materials which improve health, environmental protection, energy efficiency and waste reduction.

Today

Werba Chem opens a second location in Vienna and builds a laboratory to expand its own research and development capacity.

Vision

We enable sustainable industrial development with our innovative products

Art of doing business

Production

  • We strengthen our cooperation with suppliers producing sustainable products.
  • The use of raw materials by our contract manufacturers is evaluated based on sustainability criteria.
  • We help our customers to optimise operations, save resources and minimise their carbon footprint.
Production

Research and Development

New project and product ideas aim to preserve natural resources. Our technology developments promote the usage of secondary raw materials.

Research and Development

Customers and partners

We help our customers to make their production processes resource efficient and environmentally friendly. Sustainable innovations is the fundament of our cooperation.

Customers and partners

Our employees

Our success depends upon the skills, commitment and loyalty of our people. We promote our employee's professional development and offer education opportunities. Our company offers fair and secure jobs. We help young people  enter the working world.

Our employees

Logistics and operations

Our goal is to organize transports in the most environmentally friendly way and minimize the packaging waste of our products.

Logistics and operations

Management

Martin Frühauf General Manager

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Vera Wohlgemuth General Manager

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Achim Krug Chief Technology Officer

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Tatiana Colomiicenco Marketing & Sustainability

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Emanuel Hodecek Sales and Logistics

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Thomas Kohout Division Life Science

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Gary Robinson Division Energy

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Thomas Heubel Division Construction

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Certificates

Locations

Sales and administration office

Lugeck 1, 1010 Vienna

Technology and research center

Oberlaaerstrasse 232, VIENNA