News about FRIES

  • Cup Concept Belgium Management

FRIES subsidiary scores a coup in Belgium

19 Dec. 2019|

FRIES' subsidiary Cup Concept Mehrwegsysteme GmbH - headquartered in Sexau (Baden-Württemberg) - has founded an additional subsidiary in Belgium after the one in Vienna. Cup Concept Belgium BV is forming a joint venture with Biopack, headquartered in Gistel (West Flanders). Management, among other things, will be assumed by Vorarlberg native Mag. [...]

  • Award for Outstanding apprenticeship company 2019

Outstanding training company 2019

21 Nov. 2019|

For the third time, FRIES Kunststofftechnik obtained the "Outstanding Training Company" seal of approval (2019 - 2022). The state government, Chamber of Employment, and Chamber of Commerce of Vorarlberg award this distinction to training companies who ensure an extraordinarily high quality standard in apprenticeship training. [...]

  • slt jerrycan

SLT Canister is a beautiful lightweight

30 Apr. 2019|

With the SLT Canister, the FRIES Kunststofftechnik GmbH situated in Sulz/Vorarlberg (Austria) has brought an innovative packaging solution on to the market that has an unprecedented level of stability despite low material consumption. Stable - light - tangential, in short SLT: It was a tricky task [...]

  • Fries groundbreaking ceremony

Ground-breaking ceremony for new warehouse

08 Oct. 2018|

With a symbolic ground-breaking ceremony, the FRIES Group began the construction of the warehouse in Sulz. Fries Kunststofftechnik GmbH of Sulz, Austria, is expanding its headquarters with the warehouse, which will be built in two construction phases. Additional storage capacity has become necessary [...]

  • Johann Pummer and Thomas Rhomberg

Thomas Rhomberg receives the H.F. Mark Medal

13 Sep. 2018|

Thomas Rhomberg, managing director under trade law, is nominated for the awarding of the H.F. Mark Medal in 2019 and will receive this award in the oratorio at the Vienna Imperial Palace. The H.F. Mark Medal is one of the highest awards in the field of polymer sciences. This brings the scientific aspect [...]

  • 120 years of Fries Kunststofftechnik

120 Years of FRIES

16 Dec. 2016|

We can look back with pride at the 120 years of Fries. Success factors that are still prominent at Fries today are also clearly evident in the company’s history: continuous innovation, adaptability and employees at the centre of success. Fries was founded as a “paper tubes factory operating using water [...]

  • Apprentices at Fries Kunststofftechnik

Excellent Apprenticeship Company for 2016

22 Nov. 2016|

FRIES has yet again been named this year’s “Excellent Apprenticeship Company”. At the headquarters in Sulz, four apprentices are currently been trained in the areas of metal technology/tool-making technology and plastics technology. There is a long tradition of apprentice training at FRIES. Apprentices [...]

  • Reusable plastic cups Arena Cups with SCR Altach Logo

ARENA CUP for SCR Altach

22 Aug. 2016|

Produced in our head office in Sulz and sold by Cup Concept, Sexau, the ARENA CUP reusable cup has been used in the Altbach Bundesliga stadium since 2016. The SCRA fans have reason to be pleased because the stackable handle means they can hold up to five cups in one hand. Thanks to the use of the [...]

  • Dishwasher glass racks Fries Rack System

New additions to Clixrack range

12 Oct. 2015|

Two additional extenders are now available for the Clixrack system of the fries-rack range. Extender P can be used for glass heights of up to 245 mm. Extender S can be used with our 500×500-mm racks for glasses of up to 115 mm and with our 600×400-mm racks for glass heights of up to 145 mm. The new [...]

  • reusable plastic cup arena cup for stadiums

2014 Reusable Innovation Award

26 Dec. 2014|

Cup Concept – sales partner and subsidiary of Fries Kunststofftechnik GmbH for returnable plastic cups wins the 2014 German Reusable Innovation Award for its ‘ARENA CUP’, which was developed by Fries and produced in Sulz. The award was presented by Deutsche Umwelthilfe in Berlin on April 2, 2014. [...]

  • Workpiece carrier system tech-tray

New techtray workpiece carrier system

26 Oct. 2014|

Fries Kunststofftechnik GmbH is launching another innovation on the market with its patented workpiece carrier system ‘techtray’. In sensitive industries such as metal working, medical engineering, mechatronics, microelectronics, and precision engineering, cleaning components is a key element of many [...]

  • company fire department at fries kunststofftechnik

2013 Fire Service-friendly Employer

15 Dec. 2013|

Every two years, the Austrian Federal Fire Brigade Association (ÖBFV) awards companies from all federal states who have promoted their fire service-friendly practice in recent years with the ‘Feuerwehrfreundlicher Arbeitgeber’ (Fire Service-Friendly Employer) prize. Put forward by the National Fire [...]

  • apprentice at Fries Kunststofftechnik

Outstanding teaching 2013

01 Dec. 2013|

FRIES receives ‘Outstanding teaching’ title – ‘Ausgezeichneter Lehrbetrieb,’ a shared initiative between the region of Vorarlberg, the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, and the Chamber of Labor bestows the title of ‘Outstanding teaching’ upon companies that guarantee high quality in training their [...]

  • Fries Kunststofftechnik company building

Change of name as at October 1, 2013

01 Oct. 2013|

From Theodor Fries GmbH & Co KG to FRIES Kunststofftechnik GmbH - Our company will now go by the name of FRIES Kunststofftechnik GmbH. The operations of Theodor Fries Gesellschaft mbH & Co KG shall be transferred to the newly founded company by way of universal succession from October 1, 2013. The [...]

  • Watertight round plastic can 1100 ml

First watertight can

26 Feb. 2013|

Fries is launching the first watertight can (in line with the European ADR Agreement para. 2) without an additional seal. The snap-on lid is easy to close and suitable for automation. The smooth interior surface ensures residue emptying. The circumferential protective ring and tight-fitting [...]

  • Dishwasher Rack for plates XL-P-mix

XL racks – 3 new racks in size 600×500

22 Dec. 2011|

We have developed three new dishwasher racks in XL size 600×500 mm. Non-intrusive positioning ensures less wear and better cleaning results and the possibility to insert a combination of shallow and deep plates in one rack creates more flexibility. The XL size provides an increase in capacity, meaning [...]

  • 2011 ACR Award 2011 Enquete

2011 ACR Award

16 Oct. 2011|

Fries + OFI receive ACR Award (Austrian Cooperative Research) for plastic container with barrier properties. Standard containers made from polyethylene or polypropylene do not always meet the increasing customer requirements and statutory regulations. In partnership with OFI, FRIES has developed a [...]

  • State Prize for exemplary Packaging 2008

2008 State Prize for Exemplary Packaging

16 Oct. 2008|

Innovative packaging manufacturer from Sulz receives the special ARA System Award as part of the 2008 Austrian State Prize awards ceremony for exemplary packaging. Engineer Thomas Rhomberg will accept the award at 6 pm on November 5, 2008 in Vienna. A plastic multipurpose transport container [...]

  • State Prize Smart Packaging

2002 State Prize for Exemplary Packaging

16 Oct. 2002|

Electrically conductive plastic bucket, UN type tested for the transportation of liquids. Its innovative material mix of polypropylene and stainless steel fibers makes the bucket electrically conductive. Its metal lid and seal also ensure it is tightly closed for liquids and that it remains sturdy [...]

  • worldstar award 2017 for fries

Worldstar Award 2000

16 Oct. 2000|

Measuring in-line wall thickness in canister manufacturing: FRIES wall thickness scanning (FWS). Fully monitored wall thickness distribution in the manufacture of selected canisters. FRIES receives this award as the first company in the new Hazardous Materials category. 2000 State Prize for [...]