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75 years anniversary

1944 - 2019

This year we are celebrating our 75th anniversary. Experience the development of our foundry and the beginning of the success story behind the innovative dynamic valves.


"It is not magic - it is common sense"

Founded in 1944

Frese was founded 75 years ago in 1944 when Børge Frese established a modest foundry in a basement in Slagelse, Denmark where the Frese head office and main manufacturing facilities are still located today.

In the very beginning the foundry produced small machined metal products, aluminium pots and pans, bronze candlesticks and door knockers.


75 years of Family

A family-owned business

Today, Frese continues the tradition of being a family-owned business, with Børge Frese’s grandchildren;

Kim, Claus and Tina Frese all holding leading operational positions within the business.


75 years of Sand Castings

Customised casting solutions for the toughest applications

With 75 years of knowledge and experience in the field of specialist sand castings, Frese provides customers with customised solutions for the most demanding of applications in a range of alloys including bronze, nickel-aluminium bronze, stainless steel and duplex steel.

Supplying component solutions to a number of market segments, including the marine and offshore industries, Frese offer a range of services including pattern design and production, MAGMA-soft® simulation, 3D mould printing, machining, certified quality inspection and supply chain management.


75 years of Investments in the Future

Advanced valve production machinery

During the 1960s, Frese invested heavily in a new venture – advanced valve production machinery.

This was the beginning of the success story behind the innovative dynamic valves that Frese develops and produces today.

To protect the innovative new valve technology, Frese registered world patents on key valve designs. Since the first valve patent, several new generations of dynamic balancing valve have been developed and patented throughout the last three decades. Continuously offering our customers improved performance and efficiency as well as competitive pricing.


75 years of Innovation

Commitment to research & development

Frese was one of the first companies to introduce the pressure independent control valve to the market.

Today our focus is still to ensure the continuous development of our existing portfolio whilst expanding the use of our dynamic valve technology into new heating and cooling applications.

In recent times, we have also entered entirely new segments beyond the traditional HVAC industry, including sectors such as marine, district energy, data centers and industrial process cooling.

75 years of Quality

Quality products and people

Education is vital for maintaining success and development and all our employees are trained to provide the best possible service to all our stakeholders.

Our products are manufactured using high quality components and fully tested prior to release for dispatch.

The valve factories are certified in accordance with DS/EN ISO 9001:2015.

Frese Foundry holds certificates from Lloyds Register, DNV GL and Bureau Veritas.

75 years of Knowledge

Extensive product and application knowledge

We are widely known for our our extensive product and application knowledge and expertise within the field of dynamic balancing valves - as well as product development projects from the initial idea to the finished cast product.

Customer driven innovation defines our future and we therefore allocate significant resources and capital into developing new products and services to our customers.

Our technology has been installed in major projects around the world including the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, the Shard in London as well as many large container and cruise ships.

75 years of Manufacturing Excellence

Advanced manufacturing systems

In all our production facilities continuous investment is made to ensure solutions are delivered on-time and to specification in the most environmentally-friendly manner.

Our valve production facilities in Denmark and China use the latest manufacturing equipment.

Highly trained, skilled employees build our automation cells and undertake the assembly of our innovative dynamic balancing valves to the relevant standards.

75 years of Customer Focus

Supporting our customers and partners

We aim to work in close cooperation with our suppliers, partners and customers to provide innovative solutions for our target markets all around the world.

Our vast material experience from our foundry and our comprehensive manufacturing and assembly knowledge of high quality valves, controls and fittings have resulted in a prominent position as one of the world’s leading providers of innovative dynamic fluid control solutions.

Frese 75 years