FRIWO History

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From a simple plug-in power supply unit made in Ostbevern, Germany to a software-oriented high-tech provider with a global footprint.

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2019
FRIWO has changed - now our logo does, too!

2018
Certification according to DIN ISO 13485

An additional quality promise for medical technology

2018
Takeover of Emerge-Engineering GmbH

Developer and manufacturer of components for electric drives

2016
Grand Opening Vietnam

Opening of a state-of-the-art production facility in Vietnam

2014
A first step towards a system concept

The company starts manufacturing battery packs

2013
Breaking through the sales barrier

FRIWO generates sales of over 100 million euros for the first time

2008
New corporate structures

FMP business unit sold to Flextronics CEAG AG is taken over by VTC and renamed FRIWO AG

2005
The "golden power supply"

Production of 1.000.000.000 power supplies

2002
FRIWO is divided into two divisions

FRIWO Mobile Power (FMP) and FRIWO Power Solutions (FPS)

1992
Certification according to DIN ISO 9001

As the first company in the industry

1983
Acquisition by CEAG AG

Turnover: DM 73 million / Employees: 640

1982
Europe's largest manufacturer of small power supplies and chargers

Manufacturing of 25,000 units per day

1971
Invention of the world's first plug-in power supply unit

Used for cassette recorders - production output: 1,000 units per day