100 years of tubag.
100 years of tubag.

100 years of tubag — tradition meets the modern age.

Shaping. History. Actively. Celebrating 100 years of tubag with you. Upholding tradition while creating the modern world – that always was and still is our motivation. Our partners and customers have played a great part in establishing the brand successfully in both restoration and refurbishment as well as horticulture, landscaping and road building. Their projects and requirements have always placed constructive demands on us. Every day, we work on their behalf, questioning the status quo and setting new standards through innovations.



Thanks to a bonded tubag system, both tourists and locals can again stroll along the promenade at Lübeck-Trave­münde.

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Schleswig Cathedral

The 112 m high west tower of Schleswig Cathedral is exposed to harsh climatic conditions. Therefore, the client opted for pointing mortars from tubag with good flank adhesion

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Landeck Castle

Three different tubag pointing mortars were used during the refurbishment of the castle ruins at Landeck. Masonry from different building phases plus really exposed areas called for special treatment.

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Estate Brick flooring for dressage horses: Schön­weide Estate be­tween Kiel and Lübeck has been lovingly re­furbished and restored ex­clusively with tubag products.

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Provost Church of the Holy Trinity, Leipzig

The façade to this church in Leipzig is made from Rochlitzer Porphyry stone, which is highly absorbent. This fact and the details on the façade placed special demands on the tubag mortars.

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Global economic depression.



1930s & 40s
Boom in the arms industry.


Start of rebuilding work in post-war Germany.


Building boom in Germany leads to tough price wars in Westphalia, the “Westphalian Cement Wars”, as they were known.




Fall of the Berlin Wall.
Unification of East and West Germany.








Founding of what is now tubag in the form of Tuffstein- und Basalt­lava­werke AG, Andernach, with the initial aim of producing and marketing natural stone.

Fusion with Trass-Industrie GmbH, Kruft, to form Tuff­stein- und Basalt­lava­werke AG.

Building of a new trass cement works in Kruft in just 30 weeks.

Name changed to Tubag Trass-, Zement- und Stein­werke AG.

First activities in the repair and restoration of historic buildingsäude.

Cement clinker production discontinued in Kruft.

Start of lightweight mortar production in Kruft.

Start of production for mortars supplied loose and in bags.

Expansion and restructuring of sales organisation and market canvassing between 1991 and 1998.

Establishment of own sales organisation in former East Germany based in Leipzig.

Expansion of sales division for industrial customers.

Industrial customers sales division expanded to cover prefabricated wall elements.

Fusion of Tubag Trass-, Zement- und Steinwerke GmbH with quick-mix, new logo for tubag Trass Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG.

First activities in the horticultural and landscaping sector.

First activities in the road-building sector.


Preserving tradition and creating modernity - that’s what the tubag brand stands for. We would like to thank you for the many years of valuable cooperation. For years, our partnership has been built on a solid foundation with profitable synergies that have proven their culture in particular. We at Mobau Pro Erft wish tubag continued success in the years to come.

Mobau Pro Erft, Department: Gardening and Landscaping/Civil Engineering Professional Department Frechen

A whole century on the market as the tubag brand: this is evidence of quality and continuity. We at RINN have been networked with tubag as a system partner for many years. Together we have already advised on many projects and successfully completed them. We look forward to continuing our great cooperation and say ”Congratulations on your anniversary“.

Uwe Sehrt, Steffen Stockmann and Frank Arne Weller from the application technology team at Rinn Beton- und Naturstein GmbH & Co. KG

“Those of us here at Backes Bau und Transporte based in Stadtkyll have been working with tubag for more than 15 years. Whether new products that ease the work on site or old, established products, we have always been more than satisfied right from the start. We greatly appreciate the direct, compact communication channels between us and tubag, especially our contact, Sebastian Quetsch. We wish tubag all the best on its 100th birthday and look forward to continuing the good cooperation with the whole tubag team.”

Marcel Maniecki, site manager for civil engineering and road building at Backes Bau und Transporte GmbH

100 years of tubag – an anniversary to be proud of, an impressive confirmation of the quality and reliability of the “tubag family”. We congratulate the entire tubag team on its 100th birthday and wish the company the very best for the future. We look forward to continuing the excellent, partner-like collaboration between our companies.

Ralph Johann, Managing Director of GUTJAHR Systemtechnik GmbH