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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...

2014-08-01 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...

2014-07-01 16:29:24

Dr. Wolfram Freudenberg hands over to Martin Wentzler WEINHEIM, Germany, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the end of Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft's General Meeting, Dr. Wolfram Freudenberg retired from the Chair of the Board of Partners, having reached the retirement age of 73 on June 24. The body elected Martin Wentzler (61) as its new Chairman. The Chair of Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft's Board of Partners is also the Chair of the Supervisory Board of...

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...

2014-01-29 12:26:58

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg North America is hosting a Go Red rally and lighting ceremony on February 6 from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm at its Regional Corporate Center. The event kicks-off American Heart Month in southeast Michigan. The event is free with RSVP to freudenberg@fnacc.com. Leesa Smith, Freudenberg North America president and regional representative and this year's local Go Red For Women® co-chair, Annette Scriberras, national Go Red For Women®...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.