WHERE WE COME FROM

INNOVATION WITH HISTORY

History and experience are not always measured by company anniversaries. Sometimes it is also the tradition that stands behind a company.

The Fritzen family has a history of business that goes all the way back to 1912. An eventful century of solid development, smart decisions and many successful projects for partners around the world.

“Building strong relationships characterized by mutual appreciation with international clients in a few years makes us particularly proud.” Onno Fritzen

2018

FRIMA has established itself as a strong partner in 35 countries on four continents. 70 employees are working to lead the company and its customers into a successful future.

2017

FRIMA sets new standards with the newly developed servo-packaging: Transport route: 5m, average cycle time: less than 10 seconds!

2015

FRIMA presents a new vibrating unit: The product innovation makes it possible to individually vary the pre-vibration when filling the mould in order to achieve optimum filling over the entire width of the mould.

2014

In just 10 years, FRIMA has successfully positioned itself in the market: with its own mixing and dosing machines for different markets, including coordinated components in the field of materials handling, after-treatment and handling.

2011

The company successfully launches innovations that increase energy efficiency and performance in all product areas.

2007

FRIMA celebrates its debut at the world’s leading trade fair BAUMA and presents the block production line HP 1200. The industry is enthusiastic.

2006

FRIMA develops, manufactures and assembles complete systems. The first system is delivered to Fujairah Building Industries in the United Arab Emirates.

2004

Together with 19 experts in the field of mechanical engineering, Onno Fritzen founds FRIMA – Friesian mechanical engineering – as an owner-managed family business. The focus in this period is the reconstruction and service of existing concrete block systems.

1948

Herbert Fritzen founds OMAG, which manufactures concrete and concrete block production systems. The family remains the majority shareholder of the company until 2001.

1912

The Fritzen family founds the building materials company Fritzen & Co. in Emden. To this day, the company is positioned as a successful full-line supplier for all construction materials in the area of civil engineering and building construction.