Timeline of a success story

1924

Company founded by Georg Tyczka at the oxygen plant in Weinhübel in the town of Görlitz, Silesia

1934

Beginning of the LPG Sales and Distribution
(Leuna – propane)

1936

First filling station for LPG in Germany established

1937

First LPG road tanker in Germany put into operation

1942

"Energiegas Georg Tyczka" founded in Prague Satalice

1945

Plants in Görlitz and Prague Satalice confiscated

1947

"Industriegas GmbH Georg Tyczka" founded in Schwarzenfeld

1950

Dr. Hans-Wolfgang Tyczka joins his father's company

1961

Began supplying LPG via tank systems in Germany

1962/63

New plant in Geretsried, relocation of the headquarters from Schwarzenfeld to Geretsried

1963

Structural work on the new filling station

1970

Tyczka Neue Gastechnik founded in Innsbruck, later in Hall/Tirol – Austria

1972

Development of the hand-held and stadium torches for the Olympic summer games in Munich

1980

LPG inland port terminal put into operation in Mannheim

1983/84

Tyczka Industrie-Gase founded in Mannheim as a joint venture with Air Products

1990

Tyczka Minol founded in Leipzig

1996

Césky Plyn founded in Prague, Czech Republic

2000

Joint cooperation with TOTAL Deutschland expanded

2001

Tyczka acquires the LPG business from Aral

2002

Tyczka receives the business prize for the district of Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen

2003

Merger of Tyczka Minol with Tyczka Totalgaz (joint venture between Tyczka Energie and TOTAL Deutschland)

2004

Tyczka acquires a significant share of the carbon dioxide business area for the German market from Air Liquide and establishes Tyczka Kohlensäure

2005

Tyczka Totalgaz and the Valentin Group combine their activities in the LPG end user business in the greater Rhine-Main area and set up a joint venture, Valentin Flüssiggas; Tyczka sells its stake to Césky Plyn

2006

Re-branded as Tyczka Energie

2009

CT Biocarbonic founded in Zeitz (Saxony-Anhalt) as a joint venture with CropEnergies

2012

Tyczka Air Austria GmbH founded in Braunau, Austria and air separation plant built

2012

Tyczka Energie GmbH restructured to become Tyczka Trading & Supply GmbH & Co. KG – responsible for the operational LPG business – and Tyczka Beteiligung Holding GmbH & Co. KG – where all the various tasks of a holding are handled.

  • Dr. Hans Wolfgang Tyczka
  • Dr. Hans Wolfgang Tyczka
  • "Flexible thinking, dynamic action and the ability to keep learning as we go: that has been Tyczka's approach right from the start."