Introduction NICO Europe - get to know us!
NICO is one of the most successful fireworks companies in the DACH region. Fireworks and pyrotechnics – that is our passion. Our slogan: WE LIVE FIREWORKS. With over 100 years of experience in selling New Year’s Eve and year-round fireworks, we are true professionals.
Our fireworks products are the result of our commitment to innovation and quality. We use only the finest materials and have a team of experts who are constantly working to create the perfect fireworks display. With our innovative designs and excellent customer service, we can provide you with an unforgettable fireworks experience. Our extensive line of fireworks products includes a variety of colors and effects to add a unique touch to your events and celebrations.
As a leading manufacturer of fireworks, we offer unique and innovative products that will make your events and celebrations unforgettable. Our goal is to provide you with the best fireworks experience and deliver a wide range of high quality and modern fireworks products.
You can enjoy the impressive colors and effects of NICO fireworks at well-known large fireworks shows. At the annual fireworks at the Japan Day, the closing fireworks of the Rhine Fair in Düsseldorf or at Rhine in Flames from Spay to Koblenz you can see the great sky artworks. The NICO pyrotechnicians also stage fireworks themselves at major events, festivals and functions. There, high-altitude, indoor and stage fireworks as well as pyrotechnical special effects at the highest level are used. We also regularly demonstrate our skills and expertise at national and international competitions.
NICO Europe GmbH can look back on a long history whose development began as early as the middle of the 19th century. This tradition makes us proud and at the same time means a great responsibility. The timeline will automatically guide you through this little journey of time. Just click on the small arrow on the right side and discover the history of NICO!
The more environmentally friendly NICO Green Line enters the market. These items are plastic free or reduced, CO2 neutral and noise reduced.
From now on you will find the NICO environmental protection commitment on all Green Line articles.
Launch of the new product line "NICO SMOKE" for all paintball and airsoft players.
NICO is part of the nationwide campaign "fireworks4peace" to support the Ukraine.
Start of the yearly CO2 compensation for the emission of all sold NICO fireworks.
No more plastic pipe batteries. We stop the import of the environmentally harmful batteries.
The first unicorn firework from NICO is launched.
NICO's Liuyang office in China is officially audited by the German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM).
The NICO office in Liuyang, China opens.
We launch Bengal fireworks in the category F1 to Germany. So now also end consumers can buy them. Until now, Bengal fireworks were only available for pyrotechnicians to buy.
We launch the project "Paperless Office" for all locations. New conference technology is installed and with innovative software we can work without paper now!
Huge party in Berlin with the theme "Welcome 2001 - Berlin Open End". NICO fireworks at the Brandenburg Gate and the Victory Column were highlights of the event. Television pictures were broadcast worldwide.
For the first time, videos of the new FX series are available on VHS videocassette. Meanwhile, our product videos can be found on YouTube!
Anniversary celebration in Trittau - We celebrate 50 years of NICO!
Simultaneous fireworks - Berlin 2000: Since 1993 NICO has been commissioned with the fireworks for the turn of the year in Berlin. At the turn of the millennium a very special performance is offered. Simultaneous fireworks with the most beautiful objects in the world are fired With united power fireworks highlights are shown at the Victory Column, at the Brandenburg Gate and at the Palace of the Republic.
The Trillenium®- Step fireworks in Hamburg: NICO present a step into the next millennium over the Binnen- and Außenalster. New articles from all over the world and especially from the Nico production will be shown from 10 floating pontoons step by step in heights from 100 to 300 m. The thematic complexes of the 20th century will be shown for 40 minutes in pictorial creations.
Battery fireworks come to Germany! NICO is the first company to import and establish this new type of fireworks in the DACH region.
New warehouse location in Holdorf. NICO acquires a 30-hectare area, including a bunker system. Category F1 and F2 fireworks are stored there to this day.
The last "Open Day" was already 8 years ago and was hosted on the 40th anniversary of NICO, that was in 1989. On 13.09.1997 it was time again: NICO's gates were wide open. In addition to the 250 employees, 600 invited guests were also welcomed at the open day.
We are ahead of our time and launch the first "eco line" for fireworks. The packaging is completely plastic-free!
Introduction of composite fireworks in Germany by NICO in 1996.
We are now also located at our current location in Remscheid.
Foundation of the VPI - Association for the Pyrotechnic Industry. NICO is a founding member.
NICO was founded. Start of the NICO history at the location Trittau. At that time we were called NICO Pyrotechnik.