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The History of Thies

1892

In July Bernhard Thies established the company,
on the same site where the plant is still located today.

1894

The company's first patent is granted.

1929 

The company builds the first pressure tank.

1950 

The workforce grows to 159 employees.

1952

The experimental dyeing plant is installed,
commission dyeing is part of our business.

1957

The workforce grows to 380 employees.

1967 

Exports now make up to 65 percent of total sales.

1968 

The production program is expanded to include
fabric dyeing machines.

1969

Thies has now a workforce of 460 employees.
Thies AG, Switzerland has established

1976

Thies Corp, USA has established

1978

The company builds the first open-width tumbler.

1989 

Thies UK, Great Britain has established.

1990 

Thies S.A.R.L., France has established.

1991

Thies S.R.L. has estabilshed

1992 

Thies since 100 years.
Thies Wolga GmbH, Russia has established.

1998

1st fully automated yarn dyehouse - ZKS, Germany
Thies S.E.A., Thailand has established.
Thies Shanghai, China has established.

2000

1st HT-Jigger

2001

Thies Tekstil Makinalari, Turkey has established.

2002 

1st fully automated dyestuff weighing and dispensing system  

2005

1st NT-Jigger

2006 

1st HP Batcher

2007

MPS Colourmatic launched
1st LabMaster

2009

Thies India, India has established

2010

1st iMaster H2O
Certification Carbon Footprint

2011 Thies Company Shanghai, China has established
 
2012  Introduction on the market soft-TRD SIII 
   
2014  Debut iCone 
   
2015  Presentation of the iMaster mini at the ITMA in Milan 
   
2017   125th Company Anniversary
   
2018   Production of the first eCOLOR

  
   Thies in 1935

  
   Thies in 1958

 
   Thies in 1976

 
   Thies in 1984

 
    Thies in 1990

 
     Thies in 2001
 
 
     Thies in 2011