About us

  • Our story

    Bergmannstraße 1890
    Patschkau, Bergmannstraße 1890

    1744
    Company founded in Patschkau, Silesia (today Poland)
    1900
    The first step towards the manufacturing of candles in a factory setting comes with the construction of a manufacturing building outside the town
    1908
    Brothers Joseph and Franz Müller take over the management of the prospering company
    1945
    Expropriation of the company by the Polish state
    1948
    Joseph Müller starts over again in Straelen
    1961
    Production building destroyed in a fire
    1962
    The company rises from the ashes outside the town with Hubert, Ruth and Edith Müller
    1985
    The seventh generation, Stefan Müller, Dipl.-Ing. and Thomas Müller, Dipl.-Kfm, joins the Board of Management
    1988
    A second production facility, today with 730 employees, is founded in Grudziądz, on the Vistula river
    1998
    Martin Winnen, Dipl.-Ing., joins the Board of Management
    2000
    Our 3rd production facility with 120 employees is opened in Taicang, in the Jiangsu province in eastern China
    2003
    The company becomes a public company limited by shares (“Aktiengesellschaft”), with Thomas Müller, Stefan Müller and Martin Winnen as executive directors
    2006
    Registration of a patent for the innovative BSS candle with integrated candle plate
    2010
    Since 2010, we have been a member of the RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil)
    2013
    Since 2013, our largest production facility has been certified as “segregated” according to the RSPO’s strict criteria, making us the first candle manufacturer in the world to hold this certification.
  • Müller candles today

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    With over 269 years of tradition behind us, we are the oldest candle manufacturer in the world. And thanks to our passion, creativity and technology, we are also the youngest. Reliability and innovation make us a trustworthy and powerful partner.

    Our Company Values

    • The product quality expected by our customers is key
    • Our people are our assets
    • We celebrate the success of each individual and are team-oriented
    • Loyalty towards our partners and our company
    • We say what we do and do what we say
    • Trading with a long-term view
    • Consistency and sustainability, the foundation of our long history
    • We assume responsibility for society and the environment

    Our Company Goals

    • Attain cost leadership while maintaining the high quality of our products
    • Create added value for our customers, our partners and for us
    • Generate income to safeguard our future and for sustainable growth

    Our Way

    We are a founding member of the RAL-Verband and the first candle manufacturer in the world to hold RSPO “segregated” Certification (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil). We are one of the most innovative manufacturers in the field and are heavily involved in research in order to

    We are working to continue developing our products and manufacturing methods and carrying out intensive research with new substances and alternative raw materials. We want to be the first choice for our customers and partners today and in the future through our performance and reliability.