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.
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.
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.
The first expansion in form of new construction for the rapidly developing plastic injection moulding and the toolmaking in Mühlbach factory.
Another expansion of the production, manufacturing of electronic components made of plastic was initiated.
The focus was now placed on a totally different sector – the development and
production of beer tapping devices made of plastic.
Rental of other production and assembly facilities in Mühlbach and adjacent
The company Fass-Firsch GmbH from Heilbronn was fully acquired in November 1984.
New construction of a production, storage and office building in the commercial area of Mühlbach, i.e. “Werkstraße”.
The contract manufacturing of plastic products was cut back, the focus was now placed solely on our own products for beer tapping.
Development of the one-way tap and combined seal for 5l party barrel.
Involvement in the production of 2-component plastic parts and fully automated
assembly of plastic parts.
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.
Purchase of four 2-component injectionmoulding machine.
Development of the integrated tapping system for disposable barrels TopKeg®.
Renovation of the cooling system with waste heat recovery. Installation of a photovoltaic power plant with a peak performance of 360 KWp.
Certification as per DIN EN ISO 9001:2008
Conversion to economical LED illumination in the entire production and storage area.
Energymanagementsystem as per EN ISO 50001:2011
Purchase of two injection molding machines