In 1938, H. Wilhelm Schaumann finds a way to produce vitamin concentrates for agriculture from cod liver oil and fish oil. The young entrepreneur is successful. In the decades to come, the company can look back on remarkable milestones in its development.
H. Wilhelm Schaumann develops the innovative company concept: Farm-produced feed and SCHAUMANN products for success in the barn.
“Phosphoral has a colossal effect!”
- Phosphoral is the first mineral concentrate with standardised and stable vitamin content.
- Foundation of DURAG-Industrieelektronik (Industrial Electronics
"The animal gives the true result, not the analysis!"
Gut Hülsenberg is bought and developed into an agricultural study farm. At that time, universities could hardly provide sufficient stable space and animal numbers for practical trials. SCHAUMANN can now closely link production and research. Results follow quickly.
Birth of the SCHAUMANN Feed Consulting Service
Almost 50 certified farmers were prepared in Hülsenberg for the task of bringing knowledge and methods into practice. At the same time, they gave feedback to product development on the status of the farms.
Company foundation in Austria
Company foundation in Switzerland
1st Hülsenberger Gespräche
From now on, interdepartmental technical discussions on the entire field of animal breeding will take place every 2 years. The meetings are extremely popular among experts.
Foundation of the UNION AGRICOLE HOLDING AG
Establishment of the H. Wilhelm Schaumann foundation
On the occasion of the 2nd Hülsenberger Gespräche in 1967, the H. Wilhelm Schaumann Foundation was established - by Heinrich Wilhelm Schaumann and his wife Irene.
The company logo “Schaumann – feeds success” was born
Purchase of the Taufkirchen feedstuff factory in Upper Austria
Construction of the administration building in Pinneberg
The SCHAUMANN-production plant in Feuchtwangen is put into operation
Foundation of ISF Schaumann Research
Acquisition of HAKRA – Hanseatische Kraftfutterwerke in Hamburg
SCHAUMANN gets a new Logo
The production plant Eilsleben is put into production
Company foundations in the Czech Republic and Slovakia
SCHAUMANN CR s. r. o. and SCHAUMANN Slovensko are founded.
Acquisition of Lactosan Starterkulturen GmbH in Austria
Development of the first SCHUAMNN-probiotic named PROVITA LE
SCHAUMANN develops the probiotic Provita LE for calves.
Company foundation in Poland
SCHAUMANN Polska spolka z o. o.
Market launch BONSILAGE
The biological silage additive BONSILAGE goes to market under the motto "Making the most of the basic forage".
Introduction of the SCHAUMANN BONVITAL probiotic
Foundation of Ligrana GmbH
Company foundations in Hungary and France
SCHAUMANN FRANCE S.A.R.L. and H. Wilhelm Schaumann Állattakarmányozási Kft.
Company foundation in Russia and company foundation of Schaumann BioEnergy
- Foundation of Schaumann BioEnergy GmbH in Germany
- Foundation of OOO Schaumann Agri Russia
Company foundations in Croatia and Ukraine
- Foundation of SCHAUMANN Agri d.o.o. in Croatia
- Foundation of SCHAUMANN Agri UA in Ukraine
Company foundations in Romania, Italy and China
SCHAUMANN Agri s.r.l (Rumänien), SCHAUMANN Italia s.r.l. und SCHAUMANN Agri Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. are founded.
Market launch AMINOTRACE
Market launch of the organically bound trace elements AMINOTRACE developed and produced by SCHAUMANN.
Relocation of the ISF to Gut Hülsenberg
With the relocation of ISF and extensive measures for modernisation, the R&D unit at SCHAUMANN is concentrated much more effectively at Gut Hülsenberg
- RUMIVITAL – the innovative fermentation product to increase the nutrient conversion of feed rations for dairy cows
- AKTIMAG – the magnesium-glycine compound complements the successful organically bound trace elements AMINOTRACE. It optimally covers the need for magnesium even in difficult metabolic situations.
Company foundation in Vietnam
SCHAUMANN Vietnam Company Limited is founded.
EU apporval of AMINOTRACE lysinates
EU approval of the first and so far only developments of organically bound trace elements based on lysine chelates for all animal species. The AMINOTRACE copper and zinc lysinates complete the AMINOTRACE glycinates.
BONSILAGE in three product lines
With the BASIC, SPEED and FIT products, the new BONSILAGE range of products offers a solution-oriented product for every area of ensiling.
Innovations and a new logo
- Introduction of micronised zinc oxide MiZi - companion for all piglets
- RINDAVITAL BALANCE - Rumen-protected amino acids for cow-friendly high performance
- SCHAUMANN gets a new logo
Innovative active ingredients CERAVITAL XP, CERABAC and CERAGEL
Development of the algae-based active ingredient CERAGEL and the innovative active ingredient CERABAC, a probiotic for weaning piglets. Further development of the ferment product CERAVITAL into CERAVITAL XP.