Company Milestones

1865  Alfred Nobel founds the forerunner company of Dynamit Nobel AG
1867  Alfred Nobel invents dynamite and files the patent


1961  Development of the pressure and temperature resistant detonator Z-480.
1990  Development of the pressure and temperature resistant HMX detonating cord Octocord PT165. 
1991  Dynamit Nobel begins manufacturing shaped charges in Troisdorf, Germany.
1998  Introduction of the RF-safe electronic detonator.
2000  Introduction of the RF-safe selective perforating system.
2001  Management buyout of the oilfield division, now DynaEnergetics™ GmbH & Co 


2003  Start of hardware manufacturing at the Troisdorf plant, Germany.
2003  DynaEnergetics™ founds DynaEnergetics™ Rus in Moscow, Russia.
2005  DynaEnergetics™ becomes the world market leader in HNS API19B performance.
2006  Foundation of KazDynaEnergetics™ in Kazakhstan.
2007  DynaEnergetics™ is acquired by DMC.


2007  First API 19B test with DPEX shaped charges using energetics liner technology.
2008  Opening of a regional office in the United Arab Emirates.
2009  DMC acquires LRI, Canada
2009  First DPEX data from API 19B section 4 flow tests are published.
2010  DMC acquires Austin Explosives Company, Austin, USA .
2012  DynaSelect™, the world’s first integrated switch safe selective initiation system, is launched.
2012  DMC acquires the hardware manufacturer TRX, Whitney, USA.
2012  Installation of an API RP 19B section 4 flow lab at R&D facility of DynaEnergetics™ Germany
2012  World record in API RP 19B penetration with 39g DP2 Gun System.
2013  Opening of a distribution warehouse in Bogota, Columbia.
2013  Launch of DynaSlot™, the world’s first slotted charge for Plug and Abandonment cement squeeze operations.
2013  DynaEnergetics™ opens a new shaped charge production plant in Blum, USA.
2014  Launch of DynaStage™, a fully disposable and selective perforating gun system.
2014  DynaEnergetics™ opens a new gun manufacturing plant in Tyumen, Russia
2015  DynaEnergetics™ opens a new shaped charge production plant in Tyumen, Russia
2018  DynaEnergetics™ opens a new DynaStage manufacturing & assembly facilities in Blum, TX

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