Fass-Frisch History

1961

Founding of the family business

The family company Fass-Frisch GmbH was established by Günter Grittmann in July 1961 in Eppingen, now a part of Mühlbach, under the name “GAM”.
The production was initially limited to mechanical processing of metal products.

1963

Start of the mould-making for injection-moulded tools

Start of the mould-making for injection-moulded tools.
Plastic moulding was also included in the years to follow, which at first worked solely for injectionmoulding of external partners.

1966

focus on the development of our own programme

As of this point in time, the focus has been placed on the development of our own programme. This programme included the heating oil feed pumps, level gauges, limit value transmitters and seals.

1967

First expansion

The first expansion in form of new construction for the rapidly developing plastic injection moulding and the toolmaking in Mühlbach factory.

1970

Another expansion of the production

Another expansion of the production, manufacturing of electronic components made of plastic was initiated.

1973

Development and production of beer tapping devices

The focus was now placed on a totally different sector – the development and
production of beer tapping devices made of plastic.

1980

Other production and assembly facilities

Rental of other production and assembly facilities in Mühlbach and adjacent
neighbouring municipalities.

1984

Takeover of Fass-Frisch GmbH

The company Fass-Firsch GmbH from Heilbronn was fully acquired in November 1984.

1985

New building in the commercial area of Mühlbach

New construction of a production, storage and office building in the commercial area of Mühlbach, i.e. “Werkstraße”.

1990

Focus on our own products for beer tapping

The contract manufacturing of plastic products was cut back, the focus was now placed solely on our own products for beer tapping.

1999

Development of the one-way tap

Development of the one-way tap and combined seal for 5l party barrel.

2000

2-component plastic parts

Involvement in the production of 2-component plastic parts and fully automated
assembly of plastic parts.

2006

Modernisation

Modernisation of the machinery and production facilities.
The company management decided to open the newly obtained knowledge and the
developed expertise on 2-component and 1-component injection moulding and to
build a customer base in the contract production sector again.

2007

2-component injectionmoulding machines

Purchase of four 2-component injectionmoulding machine.

2009

TopKeg®

Development of the integrated tapping system for disposable barrels TopKeg®.

2012

Installation of a photovoltaic power plant

Renovation of the cooling system with waste heat recovery. Installation of a photovoltaic power plant with a peak performance of 360 KWp.

2013

Certification

Certification as per DIN EN ISO 9001:2008

2016

LED illumination

Conversion to economical LED illumination in the entire production and storage area.

2017

Certification

Energymanagementsystem as per EN ISO 50001:2011

2018

Extension of machinery

Purchase of two injection molding machines