53466 Days of Experience

For 146 years, Scholz has been active in the recycling industry.

2007

Change of legal status from Carl-Heinz Scholz KG to Carl-Heinz Scholz GmbH & Co. KG (Co., Ltd.).

2002

Thomas Scholz, son of Peter Scholz, became a partner of Carl-Heinz Scholz KG. And with him, the fifth consecutive generation is represented in the company.

1980

Foundation of another trading company, the Scholz Trading GmbH which exists till today.

1960

Peter Scholz, oldest son of Carl-Heinz Scholz, took over the company Carl-Heinz Scholz KG in Brigachtal, as owner and managing director. Under the direction of Peter Scholz, by continual development and expansion of the company premises, as well as through exports to other parts of Europe, Carl-Heinz Scholz KG quickly evolved from a company purely associated with scrap recycling, to a renowned trading company in the industry of ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

1951

Relocation of the company to Brigachtal-Klengen near Villingen-Schwenningen.

1949

Relocation of the company to Aalen

1939

Carl-Heinz Scholz was conscripted to the military, during which time the company’s business was conducted by his wife, Irmgard Scholz.

1938

Introduction of the parent company into Carl-Heinz Scholz KG until 2007 - then the name is changed to Carl-Heinz Scholz GmbH & Co. KG. To this day, the company continues in this form.

1936

After more than 10 years of experience in the industry, Carl-Heinz Scholz founded the company Carl-Heinz Scholz Scrap and Metal in Glogau, Niederschlesien.

1908

Hermann Scholz, son-in-law of Paul Scholz, set up a second scrap separation facility in Lüben, Niederschlesien. It was in this facility that his son, Carl-Heinz Scholz, learned the inner workings of the industry from an early age.

1872

In Liegnitz, Niederschlesien Paul Scholz, great-grandfather of the current proprietor Peter Scholz, founded a scrap separation company, with accompanying raw material whole sale.