In the 50s

Escape from the GDR

In 1952, the Zülch family fled the then GDR, and the company was nationalized in the following years and integrated into the “Vereinigung Volkseigener Betriebe Lacke und Farben” (LACUFA Group).

New start in the West

In 1959, the company Eckard Zülch GmbH & Co Lackfarbenfabrik was founded in Osterode am Harz by Mr. Eckard Zülch.