Company history

1992 Foundation of BECE Leiterplatten-Chemie GmbH by Wolfgang Berger.
Distribution of alkaline etching solution for the printed circuit board industry.
1997 New construction of company premises on 5,500m² of land.
1998 Removal and relocation of the main premises from Nierstein/Rhein to the newly setup premises in Rheinboellen/Hunsrueck.
First development and successful introduction to the market of fluxes and oils for horizontal hot air leveling.
1999 Entry of the eldest son Christian Berger.
Further developments in flux for vertical hot air leveling.
2001 Investment in a first truck for hazardous goods and waste transportation (general cargo).
Development of several micro-etching solutions and degreasers.
2002 Successful development of our own immersion tin process with anti-whisker additive.
2003 Successful development of our own electroless copper process as well as the corresponding pre-treatment (desmearing process).
2004 Entry of the second son Jens Berger.
Purchase of another truck with a multi-chamber chemical tank trailer.
2007 15 year company anniversary.
2008 Successful certification in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001:2000.
Development of the galvanic nickel/gold process for PCB and galvanic technology.
2009 Entry of the third son Andreas Berger.
Successful development of a 100% water-based foam- and spray-flux for the assembly industry.
Purchase of another tanker trailer for chemical logistics.
2011 Successful recertification according to DIN EN ISO 9001: 2008.
2014 Successful recertification according to DIN EN ISO 9001: 2008.