The Family Business WESSLING

Since 1983, the name WESSLING has stood for high quality and customer focus. Find out here about the individual factors that make up our internationally oriented family business: For us, pragmatism and innovativeness, creativity and precision are all closely interlinked.

In January 1983 Dr Erwin Weßling laid the foundation stone for the company in Altenberge and wrote the first chapter in its success story.

One generation later, the story is still being told as Julia, Florian, Anna and Diana Weßling lead the international WESSLING Group and its 1,400 employees into the future.

A restored windmill in the heart of the Münsterland dating back to the 18th century was the site  Dr Erwin Weßling chose for the first chemical laboratory in the life of the young company. WESSLING then went on to set up one site after another throughout Germany – and in international locations from 1992 onwards. 35 years after its foundation, the group has sites at 25 locations in Europe and China.

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The winners of the WESSLING Innovation Award 2019

Corporate culture at WESSLING makes ideas sparkle

The winners of the innovation prize of the WESSLING Group have been announced. For the twelfth time now, WESSLING has honoured the pioneering ideas of its employees. This time four ideas originated from Germany and France convinced the jury.

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plastic bag swimming in the sea

Microplastics analysis at WESSLING

Microplastics are no longer just in the oceans, but everywhere in the environment. WESSLING is investigating their occurrence not only in water and soil, but also in the air, in compost, as abrasion particles from textiles, in cosmetics and in food.

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