53285 Days of Experience

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

2011

Founding of an additional trading company, Scholz Trading GmbH.

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.

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

Carl-Heinz Scholz expanded his company by opening a branch in Brigachtal-Klengen, near Villingen-Schwenningen.

1949

Reestablishment and founding of a modern scrap and metal firm by Carl-Heinz Scholz on the premises of Gutehoffnungshütte (Good Hope Iron Works) in Aalen-Erlau.

1945

Januar 1945 Aufgabe aller Familienunternehmen durch kriegsbedingte Vertreibung aus Niederschlesien.

1939

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

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.