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Press releases


Tested protection for Jura limestone

Study by AKEMI on protective products for Jura limestone. The study focussed on the water and dirt-repellent properties and protection against graffiti and stains of AKEMI products.
Naturstein, Issue 04/2024 (German version)


Knowledge transfer is essential

Interview with Johannes Albert, Head of Application Technology, about AKEMI's service and training programme.
Naturstein, Issue 02/2024 (German version)



Jolly edges in perfection

Fine mitre joints give exclusive tile edges a seamless, elegant look. With a special application tool system in combination with a two-component adhesive, these so-called Jolly-edges can be realised quickly and cleanly.
F+P Fliesen und Platten, Issue 08/2023 (German version)


Elastic joints in cement look

Uniform-looking surfaces are the trend both indoors and outdoors. These can be achieved especially with large-size tiles. However, this requires a discreet joint pattern. Elastic polymer joints in cement look offer a solution for this.
Fliesen und Platten, Issue 05/2023 (German version)


Safe bonding since 1933

On the occasion of AKEMI's 90th anniversary, Managing Director Dr. Dirk Hamann explains in an interview with Naturstein magazine what has changed in the last 15 years.
Naturstein, Issue 05/2023 (German version)


Temple complex made of solid sandstone

The Anoopam Mission Temple was built in Anand in the Indian state of Gujarat in only one and a half years. The temple was built by Trivedi Corp. Pvt. Ltd. with the most modern stone processing technology from about 2,000 m³ of sandstone. AKEMI® Stone Impregnation was used to protect the stone. The artistic inlaid floors were laid with AKEPOX® 5010.
Naturstein, Issue 03/2023 (German version)


Sherlock Holmes sends his regards

Stains on natural stone and ceramic coverings are no problem if you know how to remove them. AKEMI offers a range of cleaners and, if necessary, personal advice. Johannes Albert, Director of Application Technology, describes how users can best make use of this service.
Naturstein, Issue 12/2022 (German version)


Natural stone protected on all sides

The Marsa Plaza in Muscat on the Gulf of Oman has been a centre of attraction for locals and tourists since 2018. The plaza was built with local natural stone. For the past four years, an AKEMI protective treatment has been protecting it from harmful effects of water and salty air.
Naturstein, Issue 05/2022 (German version)


Availability is the key

Naturstein magazine spoke with Dr. Dirk Hamann, Managing Director of AKEMI GmbH, about the past year and the plans for 2022.
Naturstein, Issue 01/2022 (German version)


Protect labs properly

Discolouration of edge zones in countertops made of light quartzites is often claimed. Interview with Johannes Albert, Head of Application Technology at AKEMI, about the causes of the problem and possible solutions.
Naturstein, Issue 09/2021 (German version)


Protect coverings properly from moisture penetration

Natural stone in outdoor areas is affected by various factors and environmental influences. Rising humidity is very often responsible for many types of damage, such as humidity stains, efflorescence and salt spalling. Depending on the location and type of natural stone installed, these damage patterns appear more quickly or more slowly and are of varying severity.
Naturstein, Issue 08/2021 (German version)


Polyurethane adhesives and their potential for the stone industry

More than 80 years after the first synthesis of polyurethane by Otto Bayer, the product group has proven itself in many areas of industry. AKEMI has recognised the potential of these 2-component reactive adhesives for the natural and artificial stone industry and is conducting research in this field.
Naturstein, Issue 06/2021 (German version)


Stone cleaning at Brdo Castle

In 2019, extensive cleaning and restoration work was carried out on the stone surfaces in the exterior of the Brdo Castle in Kranj / Slovenia using AKEMI products.
Naturstein, Issue 04/2021 (German version)


Maintenance and restoration of white marble

EVERCLEAR 510 for non-yellowing bonding of light, white or transparent-crystalline natural stone outdoors.
Litos, vol. 01/2021 (Spanish / English version)


Non-yellowing grouting of The Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi

The main square made of white Civic marble of the Sheikh Zayid Mosque in Abu Dhabi was newly grouted with the non-yellowing Everclear.
Naturstein, Issue 11/2020 (German version)


AKEMI during the construction of the Great Mosque of Algiers

The project team used the 2-component construction adhesive AKEPOX® 5010 for several colour-neutral bondings, both indoors and outdoors.
Naturstein, Issue 01/2020 (German version)

Press releases


Akemi joins stone to stone all over the world

The medium-sized company from Nuremberg expands. The economic section of der newspaper Nürnberger Zeitung in conversation with AKEMI managing director Dr. Dirk Hamann.
Nürnberger Zeitung, Issue April 13, 2019 (German version)


Newly set in scene

A report about the restoration of the natural stone facade of the Prešeren Theatre of the 1950s in Kranj, carried out with AKEMI products.
Stein, Issue 04/2019 (German version)


Big investments

AKEMI expands its headquarters and takes over the company Gans Chemie. The magazine Naturstein speaks with the Managing Director of AKEMI, Dr. Dirk Hamann.
Naturstein, Issue 02/2019 (German version)


We pack the case and take with us...

Interview with the Managing Director of AKEMI GmbH, Dr. Dirk Hamann in the run-up to Marmomac 2018
Stein, Issue 09/2018 (German version)


The fair is a must

Interview with the Managing Partner of AKEMI GmbH, Dr. Dirk Hamann at Stone+tec 2018.
Naturstein, Issue 06/2018 (German version)


Devlerin birlikteliği - Coexistence of the giants

Digalpa Kimya Sanayi A.S. signd a partnership agreement with Akemi Chemisch Technischen Spezialfabrik GmbH, a German company.
StoneWorld, 05/2018


Refreshing the kitchen worktop

The AKEMI application engineers explain step by step how to remove an old and dirty impregnation from a kitchen worktop and apply a protective new impregnation with colour intensification.
Naturstein, Issue 04/2018 (German version)

Current trends in construction chemistry

Interview with Dr. Dirk Hamann, Managing Partner of AKEMI GmbH
NürnbergMesse, 03/2018 (German version)

Important information for architects

Information on DNV architecture seminars in Munich, Hamburg, Cologne and Stuttgart with the participation of AKEMI GmbH
Naturstein, Issue 03/2018 (German version)


Colour-accurate bonding

Virtually invisible adhesive and connection joints for natural and artificial stone, quartz composite and ceramics with Colour Bond, Akepox 5010 Coloured and Composil from AKEMI.
Naturstein, Issue 08/2017 (German version)


Worktop properly cleaned

AKEMI application engineer Johannes Albert describes step by step the correct cleaning and impregnation of a worktop made of gabbro.
Naturstein, Issue 01/2017 (German version)


Non-slip safety on slippery parquet

AKEPOX 4050 Anti-Slip Mix for safety on slippery stone surfaces.
Litos, Vol. 01/2017


Ambassador for natural stone

Naturstein Magazine in conversation with Dr. Dirk Hamann, the Managing Partner of AKEMI GmbH
Naturstein, Issue 01/2017 (German version)


Bonding of a staircase

Alpay GmbH Natursteinhandel in Ottensoos processes natural stone, quartz composite and ceramics. To bond a staircase for indoor use, it relies on products from AKEMI.
Naturstein, Issue 10/2016 (German version)


Medium-sized company with a license for bonding

Nuremberg-based AKEMI GmbH makes natural stones durable and beautiful.
Nuernberger Zeitung 08. August 2015 (German version)


Medium-sized comapny witn a license for bonding

Bavaria's most innovative company comes from Nuremberg.
Die Familienunternehmer ASU, 06/2015 (German version)


FAIR-HIGHLIGHT Special Show Technology & Chemistry

Stone+tec without AKEMI? Not possible! Managing Director Dr. Dirk Hamann explains why the trade fair is a must for him.
Naturstein, Issue 05/2015 (German version)


Make-Up for Notre-Dame

AKEMI products in use for facade renovations worldwide.
WiM, Issue 05/2014 (German version)


Protecting natural stone properly

With the rear coating of AKEMI, stains and blooming on natural stone caused by rising moisture are avoided.
GartenDesign, Issue 03/2014 (German version)


Cleaning and protection when laying natural stone outdoors

Expert Talk Advertorial
Naturstein, Issue 01/2014 (German version)


Give water no chance

25. Expert discusssion of the Naturstein Magazine
Naturstein, Issue 01/2014 (German version)


German Quality Made in India

AKEMI has opened a branch in the south of India.
Naturstein, Issue 09/2013 (German version)


Does resin change the stones?

Does resination make sense? To what extent can and should nature be helped?
Stein, Issue 07/2012 (German version)


Start-up aid for India

More than 250.000 square meters of natural stone were laid in the new terminal at New Delhi Airport. In order to protect the stone surfaces from stains of all kinds, AKEMI supported the Indian airport operators with application technology.
Naturstein, Issue 10/2010 (German version)

Blanc et noir

The artistic design in the courtyard of the Palais Royal in Paris spans the arc from the past to the present: the historical columns are juxtaposed with those made of light-coloured terrazzo with inlays of Nero Marquina. Now the artistic columns had to be renovated.
STEIN, Issue 08/2010 (German version)