History of Sto

History of Sto

The story of Sto

A forward-looking company knows how to put in the right setting their own history. Because the future cannot exist without a past.

1936

1936

Wilhelm Stotmeister acquires the lime and cement works in Weizen.


1955

Fritz Stotmeister establishes Ispo-Putz KG


1961

First branch opens in Markgröningen

1962

1962

The Sto brand is born: founding of Stotmeister & Co. Farben- und Baustoff-KG

1966

The first external wall insulation system of Sto was out on the market

export

1970

Beginning of the export business


1972

First subsidiary in Switzerland


1979

Founding of Sto Corp. in the US; 1979, subsidiaries in France, Austria, Scandinavia follows

1988

1988

Sto GmbH becomes Sto AG


1992

Founding of StoVerotec GmbH


1996

Founding of StoCretec GmbH

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1997

Completion of the new communications building


1999

DIN EN ISO 14001 Certification obtain at the Stühlingen office

subsidiary

2000

Founded the first subsidiary in Asia


2001
Foray into Singapore and Malaysia market following the acquisition of ispo GmbH from Dyckerhoff AG.

2002

Merger of Sto and ispo

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2003

Completion of Sto Production plant in Weizen

2005

StoVerotec acquires the natural stone works HEMM.STONE


2006

Completion of Sto Service Factory: state-of-the-art installation engineering throughout Europe

2008

2008

Construction of additional production facilities in the USA and Austria

innoation

2010

Sto Group commences insulant production 2010 at the Lauingen plant

2014

2014

Change of legal form from Sto AG to Sto SE & Co. KGaA

Sto Corporate Brochure

Sto Corporate Brochure

About aspirations and reality

Sto is the technology leader in the sustainable design of living space tailored to human needs. Worldwide. This claim encompasses every facet of construction and has a decisive impact on every business unit in our company. Find out exactly how we put this into practice in the following brochure.