Company History

Lifocolor Farben GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 1988 in Lichtenfels, with the aim of developing and manufacturing concentrated pigment preparations, also called masterbatches, as well as additives for plastics processing.

Important milestones in the company history are:

1988 Establishment of Lifocolor Farben GmbH in Lichtenfels/Germany (since October 1995: Lifocolor Farben GmbH & Co. KG) 

1990-1992 Expansions of administrative buildung and warehouse in Lichtenfels/Germany

1993 Establishment of Lifocolor s.r.o. in the Brno/Czech Republic

1997 Establishment of Lifocolor Farbplast Sp. z o.o. in Bydgoszcz/Poland

1998 In February, completion of the new plant in the Czech Republic

1998 Acquisition of Gilticolor s.a.r.l. in Bellignat/France

2000 Formation of International Color Alliance (ICA)

2001 Expansion of the administrative building in Lichtenfels

2005 New technical centre in Lichtenfels

2008 New mobile pallet rack established to create 1,200 spaces

2009 New plant in France and rebranding from Gilticolor s.a.r.l to Lifocolor s.a.r.l

2012 Expansion of Lifocolor Farbplast Sp. z o.o in Poland

2012 Acquisition MicroColor Masterbatch GmbH (since June: Lifocolor Farben GmbH & Co. KG, Straufhain/Germany)

2013 25th anniversary of Lifocolor in Lichtenfels

2015 Expansion of Lifocolor s.r.o in Czech Republic


Lifocolor Farben
GmbH & Co. KG

Reundorfer Straße 18
96215 Lichtenfels

Phone: +49 9571 789 0
Fax: +49 9571 789 33