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OQEMA Group Empowers CB Chemie GmbH's Recognition in FT1000 Europe's Fastest Growing Companies

Liedberg, 6. März 2024

OQEMA Group is delighted to announce the remarkable recognition attained by its Austrian subsidiary, CB Chemie GmbH, in the Financial Times' FT1000 Europe's Fastest Growing Companies 2024.

The company, headquartered in Siegendorf, has secured the 478th position in the FT1000 Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies 2024 rankings, claiming an impressive second place in the Chemicals category. Dr. Christian Braunshier, founder and CEO, expressed gratitude for the recognition, attributing it to the team's hard work. The company's remarkable growth is highlighted by a substantial increase in turnover, surging from €8.8 million in 2019 to over €39 million in 2022, with an outstanding annual growth rate exceeding 65%. 

Originally a startup in 2016, the company has evolved into a hidden champion of the chemical industry. With 30 employees, a dedicated corporate location in Siegendorf spanning 1,700 square meters of warehouse space, and subsidiaries in Hungary and the Czech Republic, the company has become a significant player in the European distribution market.

Hartmut Kunz, CFO of OQEMA AG, highlighted the strategic synergy between OQEMA and CB Chemie GmbH, saying, “Our partnership with CB Chemie GmbH is a testament to OQEMA's commitment to fostering growth in the chemical industry. CB Chemie's success reflects the strength of our collaboration and the shared entrepreneurial spirit between our organizations.”

As part of the OQEMA Group, CB Chemie GmbH looks forward to continued growth and success, leveraging OQEMA's resources to enhance its position in the European market. Dr. Christian Braunshier expressed, “This recognition by the Financial Times is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our team. It serves as affirmation of our commitment to delivering exceptional quality to our customers and further propelling our growth in the coming years.”