History 1949 up to now

Mr. Jakob Störk-Küfers founded in this year the Störk company starting the business with transportation of goods and then adding wood commerce. Its seat was in in the Lindenstrasse, number 13.

His older son, Paul Störk takes over the company moving the seat to the Lindenstrasse, number 30 and changing also the company's name into Paul Störk-Küfers. To the wood commerce he adds also that of cattle feeding materials and later on the one of biofilter materials. In 1975 offices move to the new seat in the Lindenstrasse, number 23.

Hans Störk starts working in the family company on January 1st 1977 and immediately develops the belflor®-mark. In the same period an accounting secretary and a organisation assistant are hired and still work there.

This year saw the beginning of the construction of street-manhole-biofilters. In the same period the company opened a mixing facility for the mixing of humus and soils by the railway station of Tuttlingen. This central location became ideal also for the production of the small biofilters and for their delivery, as well as for the delivery of substrates for the roof-gardens.

The company moved to the new seat in the Lindenstr. 21 which housed five offices in the first floor and a stock on the ground floor for stocking cattle feeding and sand blasting materials. More co-operators were hired and most of them still work in the company.

Hans Störk took over the company and changed the name into Störk-Küfers Inhaber Hans Störk.

The activity fields grew as quickly as the number of co-operators. Besides biofilter-materials the company started also designing and filling biofilter plants. The commerce with cattle feeding and sand blasting materials first diminished and then terminated and the stock of the Lindenstrasse began to be used for the production of the PE-filters.

September 2000 - a further step was completed with the birth of the SHL Logistik GmbH. SHL owns 6 trucks with walking floor and deals with transportation and logistics. SHL also deals with commerce of substrates as peat and bark mulch for roof-gardens and it is the most important supplier of humus and soil mixing facilities in Switzerland.

Andreas, Hans Störk's son enters the company.

In the same year the Company had to move from Tuttlingen into the industrial area of Emmingen, as the new Bundesstrasse B311 was going to be built right on the company's site.

01.01.2003 - Foundation of Störk Umwelttechnik GmbH, the main company. This company deals with the design, production and delivery of biofilters. The company owns three special trucks endowed with crane as well as several devices and machines which make it possible for Störk to fill biofilters in almost every condition.

Since then Störk-Küfers only deals with filtration devices for street manholes and small filters.

Seeing that plants were getting bigger and bigger and the room smaller and smaller the company felt the need of looking for a larger place where to move. This place was found near the new mixing-facility in the Friedrich-Wöhler-Street, in the industrial area of Emmingen, to which the company moved during 2007.

Opening of the in-house design office (CAD 2D)

Extension of our in-house design office by the department Solidworks (3-D)

After further training courses and investments the company Störk Umwelttechnik GmbH became a TÜV certified specialist according to § 19 WHG (Water Management Act).

(Production, treatment and use of plants with water polluting liquids).

New co-operators were hired in the scrubber and plant construction sectors.

Components as well as complete plants in plastic with metal armorings are constructed in Emmingen. Here are also built single parts, prototypes or small series with different and several connections.

Also in the pipeline-construction new skilled co-operators were hired.

Opening of the sales office east

Expansion of the company premises

Expansion of our distribution network with a specialist for international customs clearance

we welcome our 50th employee

Expansion of the production halls and machine equipment. Our employees are certified according to SGU-SCC.

Ecological future-oriented renewal of our vehicle fleet. Extension of our possibilities by 22 m crane

Doubling of our production capacity by 2 production lines

Reinforcement of our design office with 3D pipeline construction

we welcome our 60th employee

Foundation of our R + D department

7th funded research project successfully completed. We would like to thank the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy


Our anniversaries

35 years Mayer Albert
35 years Oehlke Irmtraud
25 years Diehl Torsten
20 years Cetinkaya Sükrü
20 years Cinar Mehmet
20 years Lütke Wöstmann Ulli
20 years Ramsperger Irene
20 years Scheerer Robert
15 years Bächle Markus
15 years Störk Andreas
10 years Demirel Mikail
10 years Hespeling Jürgen
10 years Hoyer Rayk
10 years Klemm Norbert
10 years Leopold Jürgen
10 years Müller Benjamin
10 years Schutzbach Michael
10 years Störk Augustin
10 years Turcanu Adrian
10 years Warzecha Reimund