VeroStone - Company history
Milestones in the history of nature and company
VeroStone unites the two long-established companies Neumeyer & Brigl and Hemm.Stone as subsidiary of VeroTec, integrated in the network of the Sto Group.
HEMM.STONE: The stone mason Carl Schilling establishes the Shell Limestone industry in Kirchheim.
Neumeyer & Brigl: The first quarry owners on the Blumenberg discover the famous prehistoric bird Archaeopteryx.
- from 160 A.D.
Jura quarrystone is used for towers and forts of the Roman limes.
- 140 million years ago
Jura Limestone originates from the lagoons of the shallow sea of the Upper Jurassic period: besides lime, plants and animals are deposited, which solidify and form the Jura Limestone with its famous fossils.
- 240 million years ago
Shell Limestone forms through the deposits of shells, skeletons und calcareous remains of animals in the primal Franconian Sea, which harden to create a sedimentary rock.