1900-1989: Setting Roots in Oranienburg

Adhesive tapes

1919: The company relocates from Berlin to its current location in Oranienburg, Germany.

1957: The company becomes semi-nationalised, and changes its name to Hannalin KG.

1960: The company starts producing MIKROLUX brand self-adhesive reflective films for traffic signs.

1972: The business becomes state owned under the name VEB Spezialfarben Oranienburg.

1976: The first graphic products are manufactured and sold. The product brand ORACAL is born.