Our History

It all started back in 1946

Now, over 70 years later, we’ve expanded beyond our humble beginnings as a small German grain trader into a best-in-class provider of top-quality oleochemical products and related services, with customers across the globe.

1946 – Cremer was founded in Germany as a grain trading business

1970’s – Expanded into fats, oils, and oleochemicals

1991 – Added oleochemical manufacturing

1998 – Entered into the southwest Asian market

1999 – Opened the North American Division in Cincinnati, OH

2012 – Acquired production for esters, fats and waxes

2014 – Expanded NA headquarters and added contract manufacturing and warehousing