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Company - History

1985

  • Foundation of FRÖTEK as a consulting firm by Bernhard & Barbara Fröhlich

1987

  • Start of production

1993

  • Foundation of the subsidiary NEMATECH Kft. in Budapest/Hungary
    (NEMATECH = NEmet (German) MAgyar (Hungarian) TECHnologiai (Technology)

1999

  • Acquisition of a production hall and start-up of production in the FRÖTEK subsidiary in Großbreitenbach / Thuringia
  • Acquisition of an administrative building bordering the production hall in Osterode

2000

  • Certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001:

2001

  • Opening of the company FRÖTEK UK Ltd. in Manchester/United Kingdom

2002

  • Acquisition of a second production hall in Großbreitenbach
  • Certification according to ISO/TS 16949
  • Construction of a logistics centre in Osterode

2004

  • Foundation of NEMECTECH TOW in Uschgorod/Ukraine
    (NEMECTECH = MENEC (German) TECH (Technology)
  • Entrance of the second generation into the family enterprise by son Martin Fröhlich

2005

  • Foundation of the subsidiary FRÖTEK Plastic Technology (Wuxi) Co. Ltd. in Wuxi/China

2006

  • Extension of the Research and Development department in Osterode
  • Foundation of the subsidiary FROETEK SA Ltd. in East London/South Africa
  • Protective registration of the trade name "FRÖTEK"

2007

  • Start-up of production in South Africa
  • Certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001 of the subsidiary in China
  • Lothar Späth, former Ministerpräsident [State Premier] of Baden Württemberg awards FRÖTEK-Kunststofftechnik the seal of quality Top 100.
    The company ranges amongst the 100 most innovative enterprises among German small and medium-sized businesses.
  • Start of new construction tool manufacturing in Osterode
  • Volksbanken innovation award 2007 - 3rd place
  • The company distinguishes itself as an organisation promoting the technology and economic region Osterode am Harz.
  • Environment Minister Siegmar Gabriel visits the parent plant Osterode in order to exchange information concerning environmental protection and energy savings.

2008

  • The automatic wiper washer system is awarded the industrial award 2008 of the initiative “Mittelstand” for mid-tier enterprises.
  • Certification according to ISO/TS 16949 of the subsidiary in China
  • Subsequently FRÖTEK is awarded the seal of quality Top 100 by Lothar Späth.
    The company ranges again amongst the 100 most innovative enterprises in German mid-tier businesses.

2009

  • Takeover of the Fillwatch-Landau GmbH located in Nuremberg
  • Foundation of FROETEK Plastic Technology located in Winston-Salem, NC/USA

2010

  • Extension of the production area in Osterode through construction of a further hall
  • Extension of the product range through commissioning of a wire insulation system and an
    profile extrusion plant at the second German site in Großbreitenbach/Thuringia

2011

  • Set-up and commissioning of a cable extrusion machine at our Großbreitenbach site
  • Construction and commissioning of a plastics grinding system

2012

  • Installation of our own test laboratory at the site Osterode

2013

  • Set-up and commissioning of clean rooms at the sites Großbreitenbach and China.