Fristam Pumps celebrated its 100-year anniversary in Bergedorf, Germany on April 3 and 4. Various company events were attended by members of the company’s founding family, the mayor of Bergedorf, a member of Hamburg’s Chamber of Commerce, industry professionals, suppliers, worldwide employee representatives and retired employees. Additionally, a Hamburg saxophone quintet composed music to commemorate the 100 year anniversary.
What began as Firma Stamp in 1909, producing dairy containers and cooling systems, has become Fristam Pumps, with offices worldwide and manufacturing facilities in Europe and North America. Having sold one-half million pumps in more than 140 countries across its 100 years, Fristam has become a leading manufacturer of high-performance sanitary stainless steel pumps, mixers and blenders used by the beverage, dairy, food and pharmaceutical/biotech industries.
Fristam Pumps is based in Germany and has a U.S. sales and manufacturing facility in Middleton, Wis.