10 2018

Starke & Sohn renews its website in a contemporary "responsive design"


10 2018

Certifications according to DIN EN ISO 9001, BS OHSAS 18001 and EfB § 56 KrWG as expected and successfully monitored and confirmed by TÜV Nord


09 2018

EDF R & D, France, has no objections to the use of StaSo Transformer Oil I in first fill at transformer manufacturers


09 2018

Starke & Sohn at the TLM in Neuss - "Transformers Expert Competition" provides variety

Starke & Sohn again participates as an exhibitor at Transformer Life Management Conference and presents a tricky task to the transformer experts to distinguish established and recycled insulating oils


09 2018

Elektrical Engineering Institute "Nikolas Tesla", Belgrade, Serbia, as external, independent laboratory, confirms the quality of StaSo Transformer Oil I according to the requirements of IEC 60296, chapter 7.1


06 2018

Starke & Sohn invited by EKZ to participate at the "Powertage" trade fair in Zurich

At the invitation of our long-time cooperation partner EKZ, numerous and interested trade fair visitors visited a mobile transformer oil regeneration plant and received provided expert information about the MRA-Technology from Starke & Sohn during this important exhibition for the Swiss electricity industry


04 2018

Starke & Sohn continuously invests in its own logistics

The availability and high-quality equipment of its own truck fleet is extremely important for the flexible and reliable product supply and waste disposal for business partners. Therefore Starke & Sohn is continuously investing in the renewal and expansion of its own fleet: three new special tank trailers with powerful pressure-, vacuum and safety-devices as well as trucks have been put into operation over the last few months


02 2018

Once again formal monitoring of the refining operation according to the industry emission guidelines according to § 3 of the 4th BImSchV has been successfully completed without any complaints

The Schleswig-Holstein State Office for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Areas (LLUR) successfully carried out the legally required monitoring of the refining operations of Starke & Sohn and published the monitoring report whithout any complaints


11 2017

Another milestone has been reached: for the first time in Continental Europe, a consortium of grid operators is announcing a tender for new transformers, rewarding the „first fill“ with "recycled" StaSo Transformer Oils for sustainability with additional rating points for the bidder.


10 2017

Re-certifications and monitoring according to DIN EN ISO 9001, BS OHSAS 18001 and EfB § 56 KrWG successfully carried out by TÜV Nord


08 2017

Electric Institute Milan Vidmar (EIMV), Ljubljana, Slovenia confirms the quality of StaSo Transformer Oil I according to the requirements of IEC 60296, chapter 7.1, as an external, independent laboratory


07 2017

At the 6th symposium on the topic of insulation systems in high-voltage technology, Starke & Sohn gives again a lecture at the Institute for High-Voltage Technology in Graz

Here, too, Starke & Sohn introduces MSR refining technology to the savvy specialist audience and reports on the experience and acceptance of alternative insulating oil fluids based on recycled naphthenic base oils.


11 2016

Starke & Sohn at the first „Oberlausitzer Energy Symposium“ at the Technical University of Görlitz / Zittau

Starke & Sohn participates as an exhibitor and talks about MRA-Technology: Mobile Transformer Oil Regeneration & DBDS Elimination


10 2016

Certification and monitoring according to DIN EN ISO 9001, BS OHSAS 18001 and EfB § 56 KrWG successfully carried out by TÜV Nord


09 2016

Starke & Sohn presents at the TLM in Königswinter

Starke & Sohn again participates as an exhibitor at the Transformer Life Management Conference and lectures on experiences and acceptance of alternative insulating fluids based on recycled naphthenic base oils produced with MSR-Refining-Technology.


12 2015

Starke & Sohn receives a major order from Vattenfall Europe Generation AG about the mobile regeneration of transformer oils in Germany's largest Power Plant

Starke & Sohn will run mobile oil regenerations at more than 20 power transformers until end of 2016. The Jänschwalde Power Plant is the largest lignite power plant in Germany with an installed capacity of 3,000 MW and consists of six 500 MW blocks. 


11 2015

Naphthenic base oils - ester-containing specialty - StaSo Grundöl SE

Starke & Sohn launchs new ester-additivated, naphthenic base oils with improved solubility for additives as a powerful variant for lubricant formulations


10 2015

Recertification of management systems DIN EN ISO 9001:2007, BS OHSAS 18001-2007 und EfB §§56+57 KrWg passed & accomplished by TÜV NORD


09 2015

EKZ grid service department invites to exchange experiences

With respect to condition-based maintenance in high voltage transformers Starke & Sohn informs about the theory and practice of mobile transformer oil regeneration during an technical meeting for exchanging experiences, organized by EKZ


07 2015

Starke & Sohn brings another mobile regeneration asset in operation

With this third system Starke & Sohn is setting again standards in the field of mobile transformer oil regeneration by using latest findings of refining process technologies. This leads to an increased efficiency and effectiveness in such mobile regeneration services

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03 2015

Customer Information miscibility and compatibility of transformers oils

StaSo Transformer Oils from Starke & Sohn are miscible and compatible with all other insulating oils of the same class, the same group and the same value of LCSET.

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01 2015

Official monitoring of the refining operation according to the industrial emissions regulations based on § 3 of the 4. BImSchV successfully completed

The Schleswig-Holstein State Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Areas (LLUR) led the legally required monitoring of the refining operation of Starke & Sohn in November 2014 and published recently the monitoring report without any complaints.


11 2014

Naphthenic base oils - Launch of a new product range

Starke & Sohn improves established refining techniques and launchs optimized  qualities of naphthenic base oilsdownload


09 2014

Starke & Sohn joins the TLM in Neuss

For the first time Starke & Sohn participates as an exhibitor at the Transformer Life  Management Conference and reports about the latest results regarding DBDS elimination by using the MRA-technology.

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06 2014

Presentation of a mobile regeneration plant at the Institute of  High Voltage Engineering in Graz

During the 5th workshop of VERBUND Umwelttechnik and the Institute of High Voltage Engineering and System Management at the Technical University of Graz  Starke & Sohn granted to interested participants practical insights into the operation  of a mobile regeneration plant for transformer oils.

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04 2014

Starke & Sohn extends activities in Turkey

Starke & Sohn and ÖZCINARLAR agree on a closer  cooperation to serve the Turkish and Neighbourhood Countries Market with StaSo Transformer Oils.


10 2013

Effective management systems DIN EN ISO 9001:2007, BS OHSAS 18001-2007 und EfB §§56+57 KrWg confirmed by TÜV NORD


08 2013

Major project for DBDS removal from transformer oils  successfully realised

Starke & Sohn demonstrate once again that they are leaders in technology when it comes to transformer-oil regeneration.

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06 2013

Starke & Sohn at EXPO Energy Technology in Bilten

The electricity supply companies of the Canton of Zurich hosted an exhibition in Bilten; Starke & Sohn, in support for the specialist audience, showed a mobile regeneration plant in situ.


04 2013

Work-safety management system from Starke & Sohn  is certified in accordance with OHSAS 18001

Following on from the established quality-management system under ISO 9001, Starke & Sohn has achieved certification under OHSAS (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series), the best known international standard for management systems governing health and safety at work. In doing so, Starke & Sohn is underlining its own high standards of health and safety at work, supplementing the firm's existing policy on environmental protection, quality and safety, and thus meeting the increasing requirements posed by its customers and suppliers.


12 2012

Services of a particular kind – intermediate storage and transport  of transformer oils

When converting, overhauling or repairing transformers, and even in cases transformer breakdown, Starke & Sohn will undertake proper transport and temporary storage, for value retention of transformer oils and their re-usage. 


10 2012

Effective management system from Starke & Sohn confirmed by TÜV NORD

In the course of the re-certification audit of ISO 9001:2008, the efficacy and further development of the established quality-management system was scrutinised and certified accordingly.

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10 2012

Starke & Sohn confirmed as specialist waste-disposal firm as expected

TÜV NORD CERT GmbH carried out the sixteenth scrutiny audit and confirmed in the usual way that Starke & Sohn meets the requirements of the Ordinance on Waste Disposal Companies pursuant to Sections 56 and 57 of the German Recycling Act (KrWG). 

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09 2012

Starke & Sohn at HIVOLTEC 2012

Starke & Sohn showed its specialist services for the energy industry, covering every aspect of transformer oils.

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06 2012

Starke & Sohn to lecture at the Institute of High Voltage Engineering  at the Graz University of Technology

Starke & Sohn GmbH will give a lecture on “Mobile transformer oil regeneration during running operation – removal of ageing products and DBDS” together with Verbund Umwelttechnik GmbH at the Institute of High Voltage Engineering and System Management.

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02 2012

EKZ and Starke & Sohn present mobile transformer-oil regeneration

In the course of two events for customers and other interested parties, visitors to the EKZ plant in Zurich were able to see a mobile regeneration plant in situ for themselves, with all its practical applications, and to expand their knowledge of this subject. 

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11 2011

Starke & Sohn takes newly designed mobile regeneration system  into operation

The second system of its kind serves to extend the range of application of this technology and makes it possible to realise additional projects. With this second plant, Starke & Sohn underpin their claim of technology leadership in the field of transformer oil regeneration in Europe.

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07 2011

EKZ and Starke & Sohn have agreed on exclusive cooperation in the field of mobile transformer oil regeneration in the Swiss market


05 2011

Starke & Sohn to invest in new IT equipment

Starke & Sohn will invest in new IT equipment in order to be able to satisfy the increasing requirements in terms of capacity, data security and quality assurance.  In the course of this investment, a new laboratory database will be implemented which serves to improve the possibilities regarding traceability, documentation and archiving of analysis data.


04 2011

GDF Suez / Farge generating plant aims for reliability and flexibility

In the course of a turbine service, Starke & Sohn took over used turbine oil for re-utilisation to deadline, underlining once again the factors which are really important in practice. 

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01 2010

Stadtwerke Bochum is the first regeneration customer of Starke & Sohn

Starke & Sohn GmbH have completed their first mobile transformer oil regeneration job under own management at the municipal energy supplier Stadtwerke Bochum.

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