Reopening of the bakery after captivity by Fritz Quirmbach at Wernerstrasse 25 in Bocholt.
Expansion of the bakery with the production of animal feed from baked goods for bird husbandry under the “QUIKO” brand (QUIrmbach’s KOnditionsfutter)
Closure of the bakery and foundation of Quiko GmbH by Friedel Quirmbach / focus on the production of feed for ornamental birds and carrier pigeons
Erich Peters joins Quiko GmbH as a partner.
Relocation of the company headquarters to Franzstrasse in Bocholt with an area of more than 10,000m² in order to meet the increasing demand for production and storage capacities
Erich Peters changes from the pharmaceutical company Parke Davis to Quiko GmbH as sales manager and at the same time brings in the exclusive distribution rights of the brands ARDAP, VITACOMBEX, CANOSEPT, etc., which are established in the pet segment.
Erich Peters is appointed managing director of Quiko GmbH
The bird breeder brand “QUIKO” is developing into one of the most famous bird feed brands worldwide
Quiko GmbH acquires the brand and recipes of the “ARDAP” pest line from pharmaceutical manufacturer Fort Dodge
Extension of the trademark rights of the “ARDAP” brand to all of Europe
Quiko GmbH acquires the brand and formula “VITACOMBEX” from the pharmaceutical manufacturer Parke-Davis
Eric Peters, the son of Erich Peters, joins Quiko GmbH after successfully completing his studies and doing internships abroad
Acquisition of the brand and formulation of the dog care product “CANOSEPT” from the pharmaceutical manufacturer Bode Chemie
Extension of the ARDAP product family in 3 different categories:
– Use on animals
– Application in the animal environment
– Use in the home and garden
New development of products for the relaxation and well-being of cats under the brand “FELISEPT”
Extension of the CANOSEPT grooming line for dogs
Renaming of QUIKO GmbH pet products to Ardap Care GmbH as the new umbrella organization for the brands Ardap, Quiko, Canosept, Felisept, Vitacombex, etc.