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02. August 2021

Fundraising campaign for flood victims at FREY&LAU

On 14.07.2021, flash floods triggered by heavy rain rolled through the towns along the Ahr river. 134 people lost their lives. Thousands are homeless. Hundreds of buildings were swept away. A great wave of willingness to help and donate is now rolling through FREY&LAU. A donation campaign was quickly organised and three donation canisters were set up in the company and now opened on Thursday, 29.07.2021. The 270 employees of FREY&LAU donated no less than 2,096.60 euros. The management then increased the sum to 10,000 euros. FREY&LAU donated all the money to "Aktion Deutschland hilft".
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02. July 2021

Vaccination campaign at FREY&LAU – Together against Corona

On Wednesday, 30 June 2021, all FREY&LAU employees and their relatives had the opportunity to be vaccinated by our company doctor, Dr Taubitz. Both first and second vaccinations were offered. A remarkable 101 vaccinations were carried out during this great campaign. Even the weather cooperated on this day - fortunately for all relatives - they of course had to wait outside the door to ensure safety for all participants. FREY&LAU hasn't had this many visitors since the 2019 summer party. Thanks to the great planning of the HR department, everything went smoothly, with little contact and to everyone's satisfaction.
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04. June 2021

Sustainability at FREY&LAU

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17. December 2020

An eventful year at FREY&LAU

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06. August 2020

Signing of the IFRA-IOFI Sustainability Charta

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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.
2021
    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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