It was 1965 when Mr. Giovanni Panseri established Chimiver, a small laboratory producing coatings for wood and parquet floors. Today, Chimiver has become the undisputed market leader in Italy in the sector of products for gluing, treating and maintaining wooden floors.
Thanks to innovative solutions and continuous investments Chimiver is present today in more than 60 countries all around the world.
Mr. Giovanni Panseri and his wife Franca started their activities founding Chimiver brand (Chimica&Vernici) in a small lab in Pontida, Bergamo province. The company is focused on materials and service for professionals dealing with wood products. The production for solvent lacquer for wood began.
The first mixing and bottling “plant” of the 1960s: a wooden stick and a plastic bucket!
Chimiver shows the first important evidence of the transformation from an artisan laboratory into a company, leaving the original site and moving into a big warehouse in the current settlement, always in Pontida municipality
The production of adhesives for parquet begins.
Chimiver starts to open its horizons: not just products for parquet, but also furniture and carpentry. Chimiver begins to produce glossy and matt paints for parquet and the revolutionary two-component glues to accelerate the installation process.
The first warehouse is joined by a second. Chimiver understands that it is time to further expand its market. The eldest of their children, Oscar, joins the Panseri spouses with all the enthusiasm of a young person who wants to contribute to the growth of the family business.
First production of water-based paint for parquet: CHIM WASSER 94. First glue without risk and danger symbols. A greater ecological sensitivity is beginning to take hold.
Chimiver begins to collaborate with pre-finished parquet manufacturers by developing the UV varnishing system, where hardening is obtained in a few seconds by ultraviolet light.
Entry into the Company of the second son Nevio who takes care of financial department and export, internazionalization is beginning to score interesting percentages on Chimiver’s overall turnover.
The company keep focusing on export growth, starting from the Polish and Northern European markets. ADESIVER HERCULES is born, a two-component hypoallergenic epoxy-polyurethane-co parquet adhesive with exceptional adhesion, free from water.
The third warehouse is built, again in the Pontida settlement. Chimiver changes its company name from Srl to S.p.A. OIL WOOD TRAFFIK is born, one of the biggest innovations at European level in the field of solvent-based paints, thanks to its resistance to traffic and wear
The sales network touches almost all European countries, from Spain to Russia and Turkey. Chimiver is the first Italian company to offer an MS technology glue to the market: UNISIL.
Extension of 4000m2 between warehouse and laboratories, always investing in technologically advanced production plants. Chimiver defines the maintenance products range for oiled and varnished wooden floors.
The constant product diversification process leads Chimiver to develop a line for resilient floors and resin floors.
Chimiver turns 50 and obtains the ISO 9001 quality certification.
The first cleaner for synthetic grass is born, which gives way to the creation of a line dedicated to natural and synthetic grass.
Chimiver opens commercial branches in China and India.
Expansion of 1600 square meters for the production of water-based paints and maintenance products.
Chimiver and its commitment to the environment: recycled packaging, renewable raw materials, ecological and environmentally friendly products.
Years of Research and Development lead to the improvement of LED photo-curing finishes, lacquers and oils that optimize energy consumption and limit the environmental impact