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Timeline

CLICK AND DRAG

THE

1950's

Founded in 1954.

THE

1960's

First Exports.

THE

1970's

Technology agreement with Textar (Germany) for a line of Clutch Facings.

Public Stock Offering.

Inauguration of the Research and Development Center.

THE

1980's

Technology agreement with DON INTERNATIONAL (England) for light linings, heavy linings, and pads.

Launch of asbestos-free material.

The company acquires LONAFLEX.

Technology agreement with ABEX (United States) for heavy and light linings.

THE

1990's

Inauguration of Fras-le Argentina S.A.

ISO 9001 certification.

Controlling interest held by Randon Group.

QS 9000 certification.

Inauguration of the new Research and Development Center in Forqueta.

Inauguration of Andean Fras-le (Chile).

ISSO 14001 certification.

Inauguration of Fras-le North America Inc.

THE

2000's

Inauguration of Fras-le Europe – Germany.

Inauguration of Fras-le Mexico.

Inauguration of Dubai office.

Totally asbestos-free.

ISSO/TS 16949 certification.

Acquisition of the friction division of Haldex - Prattville, AL USA.

Inauguration and production launch for Fras-le Asia - Pinghu, China.

OHSAS 18001 certification.

Company receives PNQ award.

8th Best Company to Work For in Brazil, according to the ranking of Exame and Você S/A magazines.

ISSO 9001:2008 certification Fras-le Ásia.

THE

2010's

Factory expansion in Prattville, Alabama, USA - first time the company produces heavy-duty brake linings in the US.

Acquisition of the company Freios Controil.

Creation of Fras-le Middle East.

Expansion of shipping area in the Caxias do Sul factory.

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