The roots of Melspring date from 1936. In that year, the company started to import raw materials for fertilizers for the Dutch market. Through the years Melspring developed from importer and trading company into a company that develops and produces its own products, and exports it to countries throughout the world.
The goal of this Olmix Group subsidiary, acquired in 2006, is to grow healthier plants and crops and to contribute to a cleaner and healthier world with sustainable solutions for specialists in golf, sport, public green spaces, horticulture and agriculture.
With in-depth knowledge of soil dynamics, nutrition and plant pathology Melspring develops balanced nutrient and soil structure programs for plant vitality and plant health. The unique products, based on innovative green concepts, are patented European wide.
Thanks to Melsprings high quality standards and the continuous growing expertise within the organisation Melspring has been a well appreciated player on the market for many years.
Olmix 20th anniversary and sales introduction of Melgreen, SeaMel and AlgoMel Liquid Ranges, making use of the worldwide network of Olmix.2015
Based on raw materials from Olmix sources (seaweeds, micronutrients and clays) new products are developed for soil improvement (Matrix, Stor-it), soil nutrition (Vitalphos), biostimulants (Melgreen for turf, SeaMel for horticulture and AlgoMel for field crops) and elicitors.2007-to date
Melspring International B.V. becomes part of Olmix SA group France. Mission: making effective use of renewable sources to promote sustainable food to help feed 9 billion people by 2050.2006
As of 2002 the company has its current name: Melspring International B.V., with its head office at the Arnhemsestraatweg 8 in Velp, the Netherlands. Following the retirement of Mister H.D. Melchers.2002
Transition period for the Agro division from pure trading to development of products with added value under an own trademark. Such as: Melspray fully soluble fertilisers, Melfert organic fertilisers and Marathon patented long release fertilizers.1993-2002
Due to the geographical expansion of the company, the board decides to change the name into Melchemie Holland B.V. Also Melchemie-Curaçao is created in Willemstad, Curaçao.1973
Iron sulphate is a moist, unstable salt. The Melchemie process created free-flowing granules that were stable in storage whilst remaining fully soluble.1968
Intensive exploration and start of supply to African markets.1960
Start of sales and worldwide distribution of Calcium Hypochlorite (manufactured by Nippon Soda, Japan) and chemicals for water treatment.1951
The original name W.J. Melchers Hzn. changes into Melchemie B.V. The company raises exports to Far Eastern markets.1950
After World War ll the company starts to produce trace element fertilisers in the Netherland and starts to import huge amounts of phosphate fertilizers from France.1945-1950
Willem Johan Melchers – aged 35 – founds his private company: W.J. Melchers Hzn. as a trading company focusing on the import and export of fertilizers and chemicals.1936