Move of the Warehouse from Düsseldorf to Annonay (France)
F.I.L.A Group took over the Group Daler-Rowney - LUKAS.
Acquisition of LUKAS-Nerchau GmbH by Daler-Rowney Ltd and move of production to Bracknell (England).
Acquisition of the “Nerchau Painting and Artist‘s Paints” in Nerchau close to Leibzig from the Deutschen Amphibolin-Werken (DAW).
Development and licensing of the BOB ROSS Oil color range for the american television painter.
Development of LUKAS Berlin as first water-mixable oil color on the European continent, which is comparable in its properties (consistency, drying and thinning behaviour) with a traditional oil paint.
Management taken over by Mr. Hubertus Heusgen, the great-great-nephew of the company founder.
125 year celebration, the management was taken over by J.H. van Beek as the first external manager.
Development of LUKAsCRYL as first acrylic paint in mainland Europe.
Move into the newly constructed production and office premises in the Harff street 40.
Death of Dr. Edward Talbot. Christa Talbot took over the management of the company.
Move to the reconstructed main building at the Adler street – Pempelforter street.
Destruction of production and office building by bomb explosure. Production continued in the alternative facilities in Forchheim / Ofr. and Viersen. The management remained in Düsseldorf.
Dr. Eduard Talbot, the nephew of Paul Schoenfeld, took over the management.
Death of founder Dr. Fr. Schoenfeld, who left his extensive art collection of 150 paintings of the Düsseldorf School of Painting to the museum „Kunstpalast”.
Introduction of Saint LUKAS in the new logo of the company. St Lukas is the patron protector of the painters - mentioned already in the Middle Ages as the patron of the Dutch Guild of St Lukas. (The logo was designed by Prof. Gebhard, Düsseldorf)
Move to the company headquarters in the Adler street - Pempelforter street opposite of the “Düsseldorfer Malkasten” Düsseldorf Paint Box club house (art association). Meeting place of artists in Düsseldorf.
The company was founded on October 18th by Mr. Kommerzienrat (councillor of commerce) Dr. Franz Schoenfeld. First production facilities were in the Bismarck street.