Lovibond History

  • 2012

    New offices, expansion of research and development, expansion of the logistics center
    and a new parking lot at the Schleefstraße in Dortmund Aplerbeck.

  • 2007

    Enlargement of the logistics centre in Dortmund-Aplerbeck.

  • 2005
    120 years Lovibond. A new factory is built in Solstice Park, England.

  • 2003

    In the spring of 2003 we opened a new logistics centre to optimize
    product customation and delivery times in Dortmund, Germany.

  • 2000
    Research, Development and Equipment Production of water analytical systems
    and reagents for various applications.Global marketing of Lovibond® products.    
  • 1998

    Introduction of new range PCCheckit Photometer systems.

  • 1997
    Certification according to DIN ISO 9001:2000 by DQS.
    30 years of successful activities of the Tintometer GmbH, Lovibond® Water Testing in Dortmund/Germany.
  • 1989

    Change of premises from the facilities at Westfalendamm 73 to our current address.

  • 1985
    Centinary of The Tintometer Ltd. in Salisbury England with congratulations by the Prime Minister Margret Thatcher.
  • 1982
    Introduction of the first Photometer systems for water analysis.
  • 1973
    Publication of the book “Kolorimetrisch chemische Analyseverfahren” in German language.
  • 1967
    Foundation of the Tintometer GmbH, Lovibond Water Testing Company in Dortmund/Germany by Cay-Peter Voss.
    Technical backup and service together with closer contact leading to prompt supply of instrumentation to customers in Continental Europe.
  • 1953
    Publication of the first edition of the book “Colorimetric Chemical Analytical Methods (CCAM).
    Colorimetric Analytical Equipment was introduced using reagent tablets as an alternative to the liquid chemistry.
  • 1885

    Joseph Williams Lovibond being in the brewery business started the foundation of the Tintometer Ltd. in Salisbury/England.
    Joseph Williams Lovibond introduced the Lovibond® colour scale and the first colorimeter ever.