From the first days, ökoNORM has been loyal to its fundamental principle in development of ecologically-friendly products which have as little as possible impact on the environment and human health in their production, use and disposal.
Before establishment of ökoNORM the company founders Ellen Schahn and Albert Krohn were actively engaged in environmental protection, citizens’ initiatives and social politics. They have become acquainted sharing common interests and worked together in ecologically oriented companies.
The history of ökoNORM started in 1989 in Frankfurt, when Ellen and Albert founded the company and developed the legendary “nawaro finger paint”.
Right from the very beginning, the company has developed successful philosophy, which remains unchanged ever since: To produce high-quality, environmentally friendly and non-toxic products, made from sustainable resources.