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JADO History

1890

Jans & Roth is founded in Offenbach near Frankfurt. The new company manufactures suitcase fittings.

1949

Jans & Heinsdorf - a producer of furniture fittings - is founded.

1975

The company changes its name to JADO.

1982 - 1993

JADO expands through the acquisition of Wils&Co. (WICO), a producer of bathroom fixtures. The company also founds branches throughout Europe.

1992

The company is converted into a public limited company. The sanitary division merges with the fittings division under the JADO name.

2000

American Standard becomes JADO's largest shareholder.

2002

JADO acquires the Danish company Boerma, a manufacturer of faucets.

2005

The company is converted into a limited liability company.

2006

The JADO brand of luxury faucets is completely integrated into Ideal Standard.

2007

JADO is wholly owned by Ideal Standard International.

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