History - A journey through time...

NICO Europe can look back on a long history, whose development already began in the middle of the 19th century. This tradition makes us proud and simultaneously means a huge responsibility.

This timeline automatically guides you through this little time travel.

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Establishment of Pyrotechnisches Laboratorium Carl Lippold in Elberfeld
Shift of production to Wuppertal-Ronsdorf, later NICO-Lünig Event GmbH's place of foundation
Business takeover by Hans Moog, who was going to expand the company into one of Europe's most renowned fireworks companies. Hans Moog becomes "Reichsfeuerwerker" (pyrotechnician of the German Reich)
The merchants Hans Moog and Heinrich Nicolaus found the company "Pyrotechnische Fabriken Hans Moog - H. Nicolaus Werk Trittau". Hanns-Jürgen Diederichs, later founder of Nico Pyrotechnik Hanns-Jürgen Diederichs GmbH & Co. KG, Trittau, becomes authorized representative. The production of fireworks launches, the NICO trademark is established.
Establishment of Pyrotechnische Fabrik Dr. Stephan Zaphiroff, today NICO Europe GmbH's registered office in Berlin
Establishment of Pyro-Partner GmbH, Berlin, by Michael Kandler
Integration of Pyrotechnische Fabrik Oskar Lünig into Nico Pyrotechnik Hanns-Jürgen Diederichs GmbH & Co. KG
Establishment of Nico Feuerwerk GmbH, Remscheid, as a distribution company
Establishment of NICO-Lünig Event GmbH (NLE), Remscheid, consisting of Pyrotechnische Fabrik Oskar Lünig (integrated into Nico Pyrotechnik Hanns-Jürgen Diederichs GmbH & Co. KG in 1991) and the sections for display fireworks and fireworks export, as well as the members of the NICO Group.
Joint takeover of NICO-Lünig Event GmbH shares by Michael Kandler, Holger Schritt and a further partner
Joint takeover of Nico Feuerwerk GmbH shares by Michael Kandler, Holger Schritt and a further partner
Merger of NICO-Lünig Event GmbH and Pyro-Partner GmbH. The company will operate under the name NICO Europe GmbH in the future.
Michael Kandler takes over all shares and thus the sole management of NICO Europe GmbH.

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