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Chicago financier Byron Smith places an ad in the Economist looking to provide capital to a “high class business (manufacturing preferred) in or near Chicago.” When a group of inventors with an idea to improve gear grinding comes along, Illinois Tool Works is born.
Panreac Química is founded in Barcelona as manufacturer of a highly diversified range of laboratory reagents and fine chemicals.
Nova Chimica is established in Milan with the aim to provide reagents, chemicals and intermediates for research and laboratory.
AppliChem is founded in Gatersleben, Saxony, with the target to manufacture reference substances for environmental analysis.
AppliChem moves to the "Wissenschaftsstadt" Darmstadt.
Panreac Química inaugurates the new manufacturing plant in Castellar del Vallès (Barcelona).
Nova Chimica, the Italian reference company for laboratory chemical products is incorporated in the Panreac Group.
Panreac Química and Nova Chimica are acquired by ITW. The ITW Reagents Division is born.
AppliChem is incorporated to the ITW Reagents Division.
The newly formed division launches its first unified catalogue for laboratory and industrial use under the brand PanReac AppliChem.
Nova Chimica S.r.l. changed its name to ITW Reagents, S.R.L. and its registered office from Cinisello Balsamo (Milan) to Monza (MB).