Our history

Baikowski®, more than 115 years of growth & innovation

About us

Mathym®

30 September 2019

Mathym®

Baikowski® acquired 100% of Mathym®, an innovative start-up developing cutting-edge nano-suspensions.

Stock Exchange

31 December 2018

Stock Exchange

Baikowski® was successfully listed on the Stock Exchange, on Euronext Growth.

Alko 100% owned

1 July 2018

Baikowski® acquired 100% of Alko.

Shanghai, China

1 January 2011

Shanghai, China

Baikowski® hired sales agents in Shanghai, China.

Seoul, South Korea

1 January 2010

Seoul, South Korea

The sales office Baikowski® Korea Corporation opened in Seoul, South Korea

Alko

1 January 2005

Alko was created. This joint-venture 50/50 with Feralco guarantees a source of raw material.

Malakoff, USA

1 January 2001

Malakoff, USA

The company purchased Baikowski® Malakoff Inc., TX from Alcoa.

Chiba, Japan

1 January 1988

Chiba, Japan

The joint-venture Baikowski® Japan Corporation was born.

Strategic refocus

1 January 1982

Strategic refocus

Baikowski® refocused its strategy on powder production.

Charlotte, USA

1 January 1979

Charlotte, USA

Baikowski® International Corp., in Charlotte, North Carolina, was born.

Diversification

1 January 1960

Diversification

The company started diversification into other markets.

Poisy

1 January 1954

Poisy

Baikowski® plant was built in Poisy.

High Purity Alumina

1 January 1945

High Purity Alumina

After the war, Max Baikowsky rebuilt the plant and stepped up the production with François Mareschal. He developed the production of high purity alumina at the industrial scale.

Annecy

1 January 1919

Annecy

The company settled in Annecy, were can be found ideal conditions for growth : hydropower for production, and watch industry. Baikowski® quickly became the world leader for the production of synthetic sapphire dedicated to jewelry.

“La Pierre Synthétique Baikowski”

1 January 1904

“La Pierre Synthétique Baikowski”

« La Pierre Synthétique Baikowski » was founded in Paris area, by Baikowsky brothers, to make crystals. The sapphire synthesis was just discovered by the physicist Auguste Verneuil.

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