Rolf Georg and Karl Dengler founded the DruckChemie company in 1971 in the Swabian town of Ammerbuch, near Stuttgart, with eight products, two employees and one lorry.

The first German branch offices came into being in 1978 in Gaimersheim; in 1982 in Hofheim and in 1987 the first international branch office opened in Switzerland. Following on DruckChemie facilities were opened in France, Brandis (Germany), the Czech Republic, Benelux, UK, Austria, Brazil, Poland and Italy.

In November 2014, DruckChemie was acquired by Langley Holdings plc, a British-owned multi-disciplined engineering concern serving a diverse range of markets worldwide.