RAL Colours history

2016

Foundation of the RAL Academy

2015

Product launch RAL COLORCATCH NANO

2014

Release of RAL DIGITAL 5.0
Release of RAL COLOUR FEELING 2016+

2013

Extension of the product line RAL BOOKS with COLOURS FOR HOTELS
Implementation of forgery proof holograms for the whole portfolio
Relaunch of the RAL COLOURS website

2012

Introduction of the RAL iCOLOURS App also for iPad and Android devices
Release of the colour design book COLOUR MASTER

2011

RAL iCOLOURS app makes colour mobile
Release of RAL COLOUR FEELING 2012+
Release of the planning hand book COLOURS OF HEALTH AND CARE

2010

Launch of RAL E3 and RAL E4 to widen the range of RAL EFFECT products
Launch of RAL PLASTICS, the RAL colour standard for plastics
Start of the product line RAL BOOKS with the COLOUR DICTIONAIRY

2009

Release of RAL COLOUR FEELING 2010/11

2008

In 2008, RAL Deutsches Institut für Gütesicherung und Kennzeichnung e. V. spun off its "RAL COLOURS" and "Eco-Labels" divisions into the newly formed RAL gGmbH. This new company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of RAL Deutsches Institut für Gütesicherung und Kennzeichnung e. V.

Release of RAL COLOUR FEELING 2009/10

2007

Launch of RAL EFFECT, the new innovative colour palette for industry and product design
Revision of the RAL DESIGN system
Release of RAL COLOUR FEELING 2008/09

2006

Release of RAL COLOUR FEELING 2007/08

1995

RAL DIGITAL opens the virtual world of colour

1993

Launch of the RAL DESIGN System

1986

Launch of the high gloss industrial standard RAL 841-GL

1953/61

Revision of the industrial standard RAL 840-HR

1927

Beginning of colour standardization with first RAL colour chart

1925

Foundation of RAL as an independent organisation for quality assurance

RAL history

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