Company history

1949

Founding of Hollmann Kohlenhandlung in Melle by Hermann Hollmann sen.

1951

Beginning sales of sand-lime bricks (until 1981)

1965

Transports of anthracite coal for the different armed forces bases of Federal Republic of Germany

1970

Importing of coke from Belgium and the Netherlands of coke-oven plants Marly and Sluiskil

1981

Entry of Dipl.-Kfm. Hermann Hollmann into the company

since 1982

Importing of coke from Czechoslovakia (which is now the Czech Republic) for the German lime industry

since 1985

Storage and reloading point in Salzgitter with rail and waterway connections / truck

1987

Takeover of the management by Dipl.-Kfm. Hermann Hollmann

since 2000

Importing of blast furnace coke from Poland for the German steel industry

since 2005

Importing of anthracite from Russia and the Ukraine by ship via Gent, Hamburg, Szczecin and by block train via Poland and the Czech Republic

2007

Purchasing of a sieving plant for the storage point in Salzgitter-Beddingen for sorting different coke and coal grain types

2010

Entry of Int. Management Expert (IBS) Sven Hollmann into the company

2014

Purchasing of a second sieving plant for an optimized coke and anthracite screening

2015

Opening an office in Hamburg

2016

Q1: Entry as Managing director by Sven Hollmann next to Hermann Hollmann

2016

Q3: Installation of an arch hall as dry storage

Supply of nut coal III briquettes - Invoice from 1952