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1897 

ACP is founded as l'Acide Carbonique Pur. The company plans to produce CO2 and other food products.
Throughout the following decades CO2 production evolves: first CO2 is recovered from flue gases in limekilns, later it is recovered from combustion of cokes, and later from the combustion of heavy fuel oil.

1938 

ACP diversifies its product range and decides to invest in the butane and propane market. ACP reaches a sales volume of over 1,000,000 butane/propane cylinders a year and is the number two player in Belgium.

1970 

Construction of ACP Tessenderlo, with large LPG storage tanks.

1981 

ACP takes part in the construction of AGT (Antwerp Gas Terminal) and is able to import LPG from the North Sea.

1985 

ACP contributes 50% towards the construction of a new CO2 production plant in Geleen (Netherlands); Carbolim. This CO2  is a by-product  of the ammonia synthesis. Initial production capacity: 15 t/h.

1991 

ACP acquires total control over AGT (Antwerp Gas Terminal).

1993 

Carbolim doubles its production capacity to 30 t/h. It also doubles its storage capacity from 2000 t to 4000 t. The LPG activity is sold to Primagaz.

1995 

ACP moves! The Head Office, dry ice production, and cylinder activity move from Brussels to a brand new plant in Heusden-Zolder (Belgium).

1998 

ACP invests in the construction of a new CO2 production unit in Tertre (Belgium): Carbodour
Production capacity: 15 t/h
Storage capacity: 1500 t

2001 

ACP takes over all of ANWIL's CO2 activities in Włocławek, Poland. ACP also acquires all CO2 activities of Wolfsfellner Gase in Germany, the Czech Republic and Austria.

2002 

CarboWil, our production plant in Włocławek, begins to modernize and invests in view of expansion: storage tank 2 x 600 t, automatic loading, quality control (Carboscan).

2004 

ACP becomes the distributor for Cold Jet equipment and offers complete cleaning solutions with high-quality dry ice and high performance blasting systems.

2005 

ACP builds a new CO2 production plant in Włocławek (Poland).
Total production capacity: 22.5 t/u
Total storage capacity: 1800 t

2006 

Technology Center is created to manage and develop the know-how on new and alternative CO2 applications.

2008 

Building 3rd line L-CO2 in Carbolim. Full rail connection for charging and discharging CO2. Storage extension with 600 t (total storage capacity Carbolim: 4600 t). Total production capacity: 46 t/h.
Carbowil receives as first the ISO 22000 certificate.

2010 

FS 22000 & PAS 220 certification
LSG Brussels: integrated solution with Cold Jet reformer

2011 

Start CarboHeim at Roquette site (Beinheim, France).
Production capacity: 7 t/h
Storage capacity: 1000 t