Milestones in our company history

2021

BEST4Hy

Start of an international partnership to develop technologies for the recovery of critical raw materials from hydrogen technologies.

2018

20 Years of Hensel Recycling

The company celebrates its 20th anniversary.

2017

Diversification

Commissioning of a processing plant for e-scrap.

2016

Change of name

We change our company name from Duesmann & Hensel Recycling to Hensel Recycling.

2014

New shareholder

Thomas L. Hensel enters the company as shareholder and he and his brother Clemens Hensel take over the shares in the company as equal partners.

2006–2014

Globalisation

We open branches and sales offices on all five continents.

2004

Recycling plant for metal catalysts and first certification

We take our recycling plant for metal catalytic converters into operation, and are certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001 and certified as a specialist disposal company.

2003

First expansions

Clemens Hensel and Ralf Duesmann become shareholders.
Commissioning of our own processing plant for ceramic catalysts.

First international sales office (Czech Republic)

1998

Foundation

Alexandra Duesmann founds the company as a collection business for catalytic converters.