Krimelte timeline

1994

Company supplying construction materials launched.

1998

Production of construction foam launched in Estonia.

2001

Krimelte quality management system awarded the ISO 9001 certificate.

2002

Krimelte environmental management system awarded the ISO 14001 certificate.

2003

1st place in the Industry and Energy category in the “Estonian Companies’ Competitiveness Rankings”.

2004

Subsidiary set up in Latvia.

2004

“Large Exporter” title won in “Entrepreneurship Award 2004”, a competition organised by Enterprise Estonia, Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Eesti Päevaleht newspaper and the Estonian Employers Confederation.

2004

1st place in the “TOP Construction Material Producers 2004” rankings.

2005

“Exporter 2005” finalist in “Entrepreneurship Award 2005”, a competition organised by Enterprise Estonia, Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Eesti Päevaleht newspaper and the Estonian Employers Confederation.

2006

Penosil brand introduced on the market.

2006

Launch of construction foam with innovative, patented applicator EasyGun. EasyGun is a good example of collaboration between an industrial designer and Krimelte R&D, resulting in the completion of a solution unique in the whole world.

2007

“Exporter of the year 2007” title won in “Entrepreneurship Award 2007”, a competition organised by Enterprise Estonia, Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Eesti Päevaleht newspaper and the Estonian Employers Confederation.

2007

Subsidiary set up in Romania.

2008

Krimelte CEO Jaan Puusaag awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) 2008 title in a competition organised by Ernst & Young.

2008

Production launched in Russia.

2008

Krimelte Sealants production company launched.

2008

Acquired Krimelte Tempsi, Krimelte LT, Exadan Produktion and Elastra Chemicals.

2009

Subsidiaries launched in Bulgaria and Ukraine.

2009

Creation of Wolf Group, an umbrella brand consolidating companies and product brands.
Read more:
www.wolfgroupweb.com

2010

Production of plastic parts launched.

2010

Representing Estonia at the European Business Awards.
Read more:
www.businessawardseurope.com

2010

Design Applier title awarded at Entrepreneurship Award 2011, a competition organised by Enterprise Estonia and the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Estonian Employers Confederation.

2010

First foam sculpture appears in Tallinn. Penosil foam sculpture of Elsabe the nun, based on a legend recounted by Jüri Kuuskemaa and completed based on a sketch by the artist Kalju Kivi, displayed outside the building of the Estonian Puppet and Youth Theatre during the Tallinn Old Town Days.

2011

Sculptures of Estonia’s famous cultural creators, crafted from Penosil construction foam, formally unveiled in collaboration with the Estonian Puppet and Youth Theatre. For the Penosil sculpture exhibition, sculptures were completed of Georg Ots (singer), Kaie Kõrb (prima ballerina), Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor), Georg Lurich (wrestler), Ita Ever (actress), Jüri Kuuskemaa (historian), Juhan Viiding (poet) and Lennart Meri.

2011

Krimelte CEO Jaan Puusaag became the 20th EBS Business Manager of the Year.

2012

Wolf Group and Stroisistema team up for the support of the charitable Podari Zhizn Foundation (Gift the Life) in Russia.
Further information:
www.podari-zhizn.ru/main

2012

3D sculptures/letters, made from Penosil construction foam, completed by students from the Chair of Jewellery and Blacksmithing and the Chair of Installation and Sculpture of the Estonian Academy of Arts. Their completion required approximately one thousand cans of construction foam.

2013

Messieurs Treff, made from Penosil construction foam, cleverly hid in the Old Town during Tallinn Treff. Also, an educational video was shot about the foam sculptures.

2014

Wolf Group acquires majority of shares in Olive Química S.A.

2014

Penosil becomes of the sponsors for novel competition

2015

The product line Penosil EasyPRO® was launched by Krimelte

2018

The product line Penosil SpeedFix adhesives was launched by Krimelte