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13. January 2023

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At the end of the year, Dr Zippel and Mr Nendel had a surprise in store. The entire staff was called together in two groups. Since no information had leaked out beforehand, all employees were curiously waiting for the announcement. The successful business year was acknowledged with a short speech. Then the company owners revealed the secret with visible joy: each employee received a generous amount, the so-called inflation compensation bonus. The lavish bonus came just in time for most of them just before Christmas. Thus, the staff starts the New Year highly motivated.
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19. December 2022

Awarded

On the occasion of an event organised by the Deutsche Gesellschaft der Parfümeure (DGP) at our company, our senior perfumer Dirk Linder was presented with an award (left picture). It is a token of appreciation for his many years of service to SEPAWA® e.V., including as an active member of the scientific advisory board. Furthermore, our chief perfumer, Fred Naraschkéwitz, received an award for a fragrance creation on the given theme "Teds & Riots" during the SEPAWA® Congress. Here, no paper but a bottle of champagne was presented (right picture, 2nd from left). We are delighted and congratulate them both!
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01. September 2022

Summer Festival 2022

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15. June 2022

Djazagro in Algeria

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14. April 2022

Trends 2023

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Fairs

Fairs

SEPAWA

26.10.2022 - 28.10.2022 / Berlin
E710-E712

Beautyworld

31.10.-02.11.2022 / Dubai
Hall Sheikh Saeed 2, booth A35

CPHI

01.11. - 03.11.2022 / Frankfurt
Hall 11.0, booth 110H74

Gulfood Manufacturing

08.-10.11.2022 / Dubai
Sheikh Saeed Hall 1, booth F7-4

Fi Europe

06.12.2022 - 08.12.2022 / Frankfurt
Hall 3.1, booth: 7.1D30

History

Successful for more than 180 years FREY&LAU has been based in Henstedt-Ulzburg, near Hamburg, since 1994. The company’s premises span about 20,000 square meters. The ultra-modern building complex combines development laboratories and analytic, production facilities, large warehouses and the entire administrative department all under one roof. Quick and direct in-house routes guarantee the highest product quality and supply performance. A short journey through the success story of the company reveals the most important milestones.
2023
    1836
    1836
    Heinrich Zeise founds a “steam-powered factory” for essential oils, essences and tinctures
    1891
    1891
    Relocation to the Hamburg free port
    1904
    1904
    Company is acquired by Johannes Frey and Heinrich Lau
    1906
    1906
    Fire destroys the building – relocation and new construction in Hamburg Altona district
    1912
    1912
    Company starts developing and producing perfume oils
    1970
    1970
    Company starts developing and producing flavors
    1981
    1981
    Relocation to Hamburg-Norderstedt and commissioning of a specially designed distillation plant
    1994
    1994
    Construction of new buildings in Henstedt-Ulzburg to allow technological and business expansion in the future
    2000
    2000
    A vanilla extraction plant goes into production
    2004
    2004
    Capacity expansion of an extensive hazardous materials warehouse to 5,000 tons
    2006
    2006
    Development of CAPSO® technology, an innovative system for producing encapsulated flavor granulates
    2007
    2007
    Expansion of production and laboratories in accordance with GMP for the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients
    2009
    2009
    Generation change; Dr. Maja Zippel and Claas Nendel take over management of the company
    2011
    2011
    175-year company anniversary
    2012
    2012
    Redesign and expansion of the administration building and development laboratories
    2013
    2013
    Commissioning Fluidbed-Granulation for encapsulated flavours and installation of a lab spray dry tower for spray-dried flavours
    2017
    2017
    Introduction of the new Corporate Design, the new look reflects the constant enhancement and dynamic development of FREY&LAU
    2018
    2018
    Launch of a batch vacuum rectification plant with GMP-production area
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