OIL & GAS TECHNOLOGIES



Company History

More than 160 years of Corporate History
 

2015-July

Freudenberg Acquires Bluesky Process Solutions. Read more 

2013-September

The business unit rebrands as Freudenberg Oil & Gas Technologies. Read more

2013-January

Freudenberg acquires Vector Technology Group. Read more

2012-August

Freudenberg Oil & Gas acquires Scott-Matrix.  Read more

2012-June

Freudenberg Oil & Gas opens a sales & service facility in Dubai, UAE.

2012-January

Freudenberg Oil & Gas opens 14,000 square foot Materials Development & Product Testing Lab in Houston, Texas USA. Read more

2011

The Group establishes Freudenberg Oil & Gas as a separate business unit, focused on sealing solutions for the upstream energy industry. Headquartered in Houston, Freudenberg Oil & Gas debuted with locations in Canada, UK, Norway, Germany, Kazakhstan. Freudenberg acquires Offshore Seals in Singapore, establishing a strong presence in Asia.

2008

Freudenberg acquires several companies that provide sealing solutions to the oil & gas industry: Imperial Rubber (Nisku, Canada), Petroleum Elastomers and Tetralene (Houston, Texas), TBS seals (Aberdeen, UK), Vestpak (Norway).

2006

Expansion of seals applications into oil & gas industry. Expansion of product range into the field of medical technology.

2004

Expansion of mechanical seal business through acquisition of Burgmann Dichtungswerke. Freudenberg enters the medical technology field. Establishment of Freudenberg Chemical Specialities in Munich/Germany.

1991-1996

Decades of growth and global expansion lead to the original company Carl Freudenberg to reorganize into individual business groups that operate in their respective markets throughout the world. The parent company of the Group is Freudenberg & Co. in Weinheim.

1970

Development, production of spunbonded nonwovens starts.

1966

Freudenberg continues in its growth and success in automotive and industry sealing solutions, acquires Klüber Lubrication in Germany.

1932

Freudenberg establishes formal department for research, development and optimization of materials, processes, and components. Today the department is a separate business unit, FFD, that consults for Freudenberg Group companies as well as external clients. A quarter of the more than 210 FFD Associates hold doctorate degrees.

1929

Freudenberg expands industry applications of its leather business, producing a leather seal that becomes widely used in the new automotive industry. In 1932, Freudenberg's tradition of Innovation is established when it develops the Simmerring metal seal, a more robust, long-lasting solution for cars and other machinery.

1874

Carl Johann Freudenberg becomes sole owner and the company is renamed Carl Freudenberg, becoming Freudenberg & Co. GmbH in 1921 as the business grows.

1849

Establishment of Heintze & Freudenberg in Weinheim, Germany, for the production and sale of high-grade calf leather.