1912

Edward H. Canon founds "Standard Dry Wall Crafts" in the USA

Introduction of: Thoroseal, Thoro Quickseal and Waterplug

1931

Introduction of the first waterproofing pointing mortar (Thoro Dryjoint)

1940

The first Thoro repair mortar was introduced (Thoro Thorite)

1960

Introduction of a polymer additive for cement-based mortars (Thoro Acryl 60)

1976

Thoro opens European headquarters and production factory in Mol, Belgium

1986

First polymer modified repair mortar was developped (Thoro Structurite)

1990

Lanch of flexible, crack bridging cementitios waterproofing slurry (Thoroseal FX100)

1999

Acquisition of Thoro by SKW.MBT now BASF Construction Chemicals

2009

Launch of a new range of waterproofing products (Thoroseal WR, Thoro Waterpack, Thoro Swell, Thoro Structurite Level)

2010

Introduction of approved applicator modell and new marketing strategy for distributors

Introduction of: Thoro Swell Strip, Thoro Swell Paste and Thoroseal FX110