The company is founded by F. Kurt Retsch in Düsseldorf.
Engineer Dirk Sijsling assumes management responsibility for F. Kurt Retsch KG. The production of laboratory equipment becomes more and more important.
Retsch intensifies its cooperation with universities and institutes to ensure that their equipment is always up to the latest technological standards. By the end of the sixties, the export share has increased to 35%.
André Verder and Frans Bakker take over the F. Kurt Retsch GmbH shares in equal parts. Gradually Retsch manages the transition from a family business to an internationally active company.
Foundation of Retsch Technology as a profit center under the roof of Retsch.
Foundation of Retsch Technology as an independent company.
Launch of the latest product generation ZM 200 / PM 100 / PM 200
2006 - 2010
Subsidiaries in China, Italy, South Korea, Norway and Russia are opened
Retsch revolutionalizes grinding with an entirely new type of mill: the High Energy Ball Mill Emax.