It all began back in 1668, when Friedrich Jacob Merck received a license to run a pharmacy in Darmstadt. This article chronicles the company’s fascinating evolution since then and asks tantalizing questions about what the future will bring.
Organic photovoltaics? This may sound like science fiction, but it’s already reality today. “Solar trees” at our Darmstadt facility are a beacon of progress and a shining example of what can be achieved with our innovative materials.
Thermaval™ is the first series of pearlescent pigments designed to withstand extreme heat without fading. Available in four stunning hues, it’s ideal for dishwashable products and many other applications.
Every company needs a clear identity, and we are no exception. It’s vital for us to show that we are more than the sum of our parts. This means marketing ourselves as a key player and driver of technical innovations.
Suprima® is our fast-growing umbrella brand of high-quality, high-performance premium pigments. Each one has been extensively tested and comes with an in-depth dossier with detailed technical and performance data for 360° support.
Our trendspotters are constantly on the go, scouring the world for new trends and future possibilities. Hopping between major exhibitions, they zero in on whatever might hold promise for inspiring new innovations.