Latest Freudenberg Group Stories

2014-09-16 12:32:40

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Call it a growing "made in America" trend, a resurgence of manufacturing, or an economic recovery, the fact is that manufacturing activity in the U.S. is on the rise. Evidence of the trend is ample at Freudenberg companies in North America, from multiple production facility expansions to new locally developed products or products made in the U.S. and distributed regionally or even globally. At the same time, making sure that the trend is...

2014-08-05 08:37:59

Acquisition of American manufacturer Tobul Accumulator WEINHEIM, Germany, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, the Freudenberg Group's global sealing specialist, acquired Tobul Accumulator, Inc., with effect from July 31, 2014. Tobul is a world-class developer and manufacturer of hydraulic accumulators. The family-owned company has sites in Bamberg, South Carolina and Houston, Texas, USA and employs some 120 people. "With the acquisition of Tobul, we...

2014-08-05 08:37:27

ROTHERHAM, England, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Industrial Services, has announced that it has secured a UK distributorship with Freudenberg Sealing Technologies and will be stocking their Simmerrings range of rotary shaft seals, to further its growth and expansion plans. Freudenberg Sealing Technologies (FST), incorporating formerly Simrit and all other Sealing Sectors of the Freudenberg group, is renowned for manufacturing top quality mechanical seals for...

2014-08-01 12:27:56

Freudenberg's Nonwovens Business Group expands portfolio in interlinings with acquisition of Hansel brand WEINHEIM, Germany, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The globally-active Freudenberg Group is to expand its know-how in the field of interlinings. The Freudenberg Nonwovens Business Group is acquiring the Hansel brand interlinings business from Hansel Textil GmbH, Iserlohn, Germany, with immediate effect. Hansel is a high-quality and innovative interlinings specialist for the...

2014-02-24 12:30:53

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smartphones, smart TV, smart tablets, but what about smart clothing? That would be clothing and shoes made of intelligent material that can both warm you up or cool you down, making sure your body temperature is always within a comfort zone. As it happens, Freudenberg's Comfortemp® material can do just that. The bitterly cold winter in which large parts of the country are dealing with record-low temperatures for extended periods of time...

2014-02-17 12:21:23

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg announced the winners of ideaTrophy, an open competition for new business ideas in targeted search-fields. The competition which was open to Freudenberg employees and outside applicants attracted more than 600 idea submissions, 150 of which were considered for the ideaTrophy prizes. Approximately three quarters of ideas were outside submissions across seven targeted search fields. A total of 23 monetary prizes were awarded. Three of...

Word of the Day
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.