history

The success story of the SOEX Group begins at the end of the 1970s with the founding by the businessman Sourein Ohanian. Over the course of the decades the company grows to an international corporate group with a workforce of 1,000 spread across in seven countries on six continents.

The beginnings and the expansion of the company
1977
Founding of SOEX Textil- und Autohandels GmbH (...) more
1982
The company moves to Bad Oldesloe. (...) more
1982
The sons Nerses and Hagop Ohanian join the company. (...) more
1993
The founder Sourein Ohanian hands over the management (...) more
1993
Acquisition of EFIBA in Bassum, (...) more
The most modern and largest sorting and recycling plant in the world
1997
Laying of the foundations for SOEX-Sortierbetriebsgesellschaft (...) more
1998
Start and development of the sorting plant. (...) more
1999
Commissioning of the recycling plant. (...) more
2000 SOEX is now marketing its products in approx. 90 countries worldwide.
2002
Acquisition of Retextil. (...) more
2004
A third shift is introduced. (...) more
International expansion
2006
Commissioning of the sorting plant SOEX West USA, (...) more
2007
Founding of SOEX International AG, Baar, Switzerland. (...) more
2009
Founding of I:Collect AG (I:CO). (...) more
2011
Significant further investments at Wolfen plant. (...) more
Reorganization of the corporate group
2015
To improve the focus on different markets (...) mehr