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Ink Specialist since 1892


Noris-Color GmbH is a family owned company based in Germany and has been producing and developing various inks since 1892. Company Noris-Color GmbH is focused on fast and high competent service and offers highest quality products.

Noris-Color GmbH has two main premises in its hometown Kulmbach which are constantly modernized after actual state of technique. The highly trained staff manufactures around 350 tons of ink yearly. Highly skilled and creative specialists are working in our laboratory.   
The standard ink assortment covers office stamp pad inks, industrial marking inks, flexographic inks and fibre pen inks. Further customer specified inks for office and industry applications are developed and manufactured.

Detailed information can be found under products, distributors worldwide, R&D and certificates. The most important questions are handled under FAQ. A specific ink inquiry can be done here.

History - Noris Color GmbH


2023 Produktkatalog in new style
2019 New storage hall of 500m² and expansion of our laboratory
2015 Homepage in new design
2013 Purchase of over 2500m² as an additional industrial ground
2012 www.facebook.com/noriscolor
2011 5th generation joins the company: Mr. oliver Zeitler is summoned as the Managing Director of Noris-Color GmbH
2011 The electronic interactive product catalogue is published under www.stamppadinks.com which includes ink advice for various application areas.
2008 Opening of an additional manufacturing and storage hall of 1200m²
2003 License agreement with the company Trodat Poland
2001 Purchase of a new industrial ground combined with the construction of a new factory of over 6000m²
1997 Creation of the homepage www.noris-color.de 
1996 Special stamp pad ink #191 is awarded with the gold medal at the International Business Fair in Warsaw.
1994 Introduction of NCI (Noris Color Informationssystem) for information about stamp inks and their applications
1993 The company changes its name to"Noris-Color GmbH"
1991 Company expands with a new production plant
 1987 Lothar Zeitler succeeds as the 4th generation

1970 Moving into the new company building
 1943 Destruction of the complete factory during 2nd world war

 1906 Award of the golden medal for quality atht eh Nurenberg Fair

1906 Honored with the Grand Prix for textile ink at the fair in Paris
 1901 Development of the first textile ink which is washable and resistant to heat
1900 Registration of the trade mark "NORIS" für stamp inks
 1892 The company "Chemische Fabrik Nürnberg, Dr. John & Breitschopp" is founded by the great-great grandparent of the current directors. The company started with the production of different inks and adhesives. 


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