Dr. Herbert Schiffers founds Kunststoff Vertrieb dr. Schiffers GmbH u. Co. KG (KVS) with headquarters in Ulm-Söflingen.
As official distribution partner of Evonik Resource Efficiency GmbH in Marl, formerly known as Chemische Werke Hüls AG, KVS is initially a pure trading company and only responsible for sales and repackaging of polyamide powders. But soon there will be mixing and coloring - with technologies that Dr. Schiffers researched and developed himself.
Dr. Herbert Schiffers sells KVS and plastics technician Dr. Ing. Mandy Gersch joins as operations manager. Nevertheless, he continues to act as an agile consultant and mentor to the company.
On November 4, 2009, on a business trip for the KVS, unexpectedly occurs Herbert Schiffers death and rips him out of work at age of 73 years.
,,Dr. Schiffers was an outstanding specialist in the field of plastics technology and as an entrepreneur always on the move - true to the motto: Standstill is a step backwards. "This is how Dr. Mandy Gersch, who today heads the company as managing director, experienced him."He has never rested on a success. That shapes our company today."