The World of precious Metals

old photograph of Ögussa employees

Innovative since 1862

Practical knowledge, technical development, spirit of innovation and success convey stability to our customers and to us as a company, and they give you the certainty of knowing you have a competent, consistent and reliable partner. They provide us with the confidence of being able to tackle the challenges of the present and future with dedication and innovation.

1862
Foundation of Markowitsch & Scheid Jewellery Production in Vienna
1873
Foundation of Degussa in Frankfurt
1877 Foundation of Louis Rössler, trade and purchase of precious metals
1923 Degussa AG buys shares in Louis Rössler
1962 Scheid und Rössler merge to become Ögussa
1990 Degussa acquires 100% of Ögussa
2003 Degussa Edelmetalle becomes part of Umicore Brussels