Carl Roth - A private Enterprise with Tradition

Carl Roth - A private Enterprise with Tradition


1879

Carl ROTH establishes a grocer's-paint supplier's-chemist's-store at Karlsruhe.

1891

CARL ROTH is appointed as an "official purveyor to the Grand Duke of Baden".

1899

The first mail-order catalogue is published.

1907

CARL ROTH operates the first delivery van in Karlsruhe.

1928

The laboratory chemicals department opens.

1945

The highly efficient manufacturing and bottling department enters service.

1956

First issue of the "Rare Natural Substances" catalogue.

1958

ROTH unveils its proprietary high-pressure laboratory autoclaves at the ACHEMA Fair.

1971

ROTH is awarded a patent on its Mercurisorb® high-speed mercury absorber.

1989

The "Association of Independent Traders" presents its award to ROTH in recognition of its environmentally friendly business practices.

1990

Appearance of the first ROTH general catalogue including labware, life science and chemicals.

1996

ROTH in the internet.

1999

120 years ROTH service. 10th ROTH general catalogue in succession. The ROTH catalogue also appears in the internet with the option of e-mail shopping.

2001

Move to a modern office building.

2004

Carl Roth celebrates its 125 th company anniversary.

2005

Completion of our modern plant for the production and storage of chemicals and reagents for the laboratory at the Karlsruhe Rheinhafen site.

2011

An extension with an automated small parts warehouse is added to the Chemicals and Life Science building, enlarging its area to approx. 4000 square metres. ROTH now stocks over 21,000 products in its warehouse.

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