The key dates
Creation of Sarpap, application and research company on pest control products.
Creation of Sarpap's analysis and control laboratory, and a laboratory for the development of plant extracts.
Creation of Berkem SA, a company specialising in plant extraction. Creation of the Quality Assurance department.
ISO 9001 certification obtained.
Berkem SA and Sarpap merger. Berkem SA remains.
Acquisition of Cecil Industrie 's wood treatment and termite prevention business, Termifilm. Sarpap becomes Sarpap & Cecil Industries.
Berkem Extraction becomes eligible for the Research Tax Credit to support the development projects of its clients or institutions.
ISO 22000 (food safety) certification obtained.
Evaluation according to ISO 26 000 guidelines.
Relocation of Groupe Berkem's administrative services and the sales, regulatory, R&D and communication/marketing services of the Formulation Division to Blanquefort.
Acquisition by Groupe Berkem of Lixol, a manufacturer of resins for the paint, construction, wood treatment and ink industries. Acquisition of Xylophène Industrie activity by Groupe Berkem's Formulation Division in order to strengthen its own commercial activities and know-how. The subsidiaries of Groupe Berkem's Formulation Division (Sarpap & Cecil Industries and S&C Construction) merge to create a single entity called ADKALIS. Launch of the ADKALIS range of bio-based wood protection solutions.
Acquisition of Eurolyo, a company specialising in freeze-drying techniques in a number of sectors: food processing, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, etc. This acquisition completes the Group's know-how in tailor-made products.
Launch of LIXOL's eco-responsible approach. Creation of the BERKEM BIOSOLUTIONS department, dedicated to the development of innovative plant-based solutions