The history starts in 2006, when the assets of the bankrupt company Weissheimer Malz were bought by Mr. Kirill Minovalov, the owner of BANK AVANGARD and three malthouses in Russia.
In the following years big investments were made, with the goal to refurbish the plants and make them fit for the future.
The construction site in Koblenz was relaunched and the plant started operation in 2008 as the one and only totally new built plant in Germany at that time.
Installation of a Bagging Line at Gelsenkirchen plant.
Construction of an Energy Network at Koblenz plant.
Installation of a Container loading facility at Koblenz plant.
Installation of an Energy Compound System with CHP and Heat Pump at Lechfeld Plant.
With a capacity of more than 340000 mt of malt per year and the advantageous loactions in terms of logistic and vicinity to prominent barley sourcing areas, AVANGARD MALZ is the leading malting company in Germany today.
To ensure sustainable growth and competitiveness, big investments in energy supply were made in the past years.