Our History

Founded more than 110 years ago, Ceresit has a long history of excellence. Tradition and progress go hand in hand at Ceresit and are channelled into a steady stream of innovative products as well as expansion into new markets. That is why today Ceresit is internationally recognized as a leading brand, offering a wide range of high-quality product systems. 
For more than a century, Ceresit has been a competent partner for the professional craftsmen and the construction industry.

1905

Foundation „Wunner’sche Bitumen-Werke“, Datteln

1910

Breakthrough of CERESIT brand at world exhibition in Brussels: first cementitious insulation mortar

1963

First Ceresit plasters and paints

1971

Take over of Wolfin roof waterproofing technology

1974

Ceresit Dicht-Profi – first Ceresit silicones

1984

Ceresit Cereflux – first tile adhesives

1986

Acquisition of CERESIT into Henkel Group

1992

Self-adhesive bituminous membrane BT21

2001

CM18 Easyflex – first tile adhesive with EASY technology

2004

Launch of the innovative aquastatic premium grout range

2005

Worldwide first Dust Free Tile Adhesive CM 90

2006

First ETICS PU-adhesive for EPS boards

2012

First Flextec tile adhesive CM 77 UltraFlex

2015

VISAGE – modern plasters and paints with natural and special effects
Grouts with Silica Active technology

2016

Hydroslide effect in waterproofing products

2017

Introduction of Fiber Force Technology

2018

Ceresit enters Colombian market 

2020

Solar Protect with UV protect technology inside plaster

2021

Boost Technology to keep vivid colours of plasters and paints

Learn more about

  • About Ceresit
  • Our fields of competence

    Technical expertise for professional solutions in Tiling, waterproofing, Flooring, Interior finishes and Thermal insulation systems. 

  • Our Partner Brands

    Discover Ceresit's partner brands - each experts in specific building products and markets 

  • About Henkel: Our Company