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About us

About us 2017-12-14T16:47:06+00:00

FOUNDER’S MESSAGE

”Growth is the product of the future we were able to predict.”
By Artur Martins Azevedo

The Fricon Group is the product of a strong corporate culture, which is open to the world and is always available for dialogue.

Through proper planning of our investments, we focus on a strategy based on industrial flexibility, which allowed us to meet the needs of our customers quickly and effectively.

This has been the way of asserting our ability to offer a solution to our customers needs by transforming problems into opportunities and looking ahead to what best there is in the market in terms of refrigeration, thus positioning the Fricon Group in the top positions of our business sector worldwide.

All this, after all, because “Growth is the product of the future we were able to predict. “ We will go even further, we will be even better.

Artur Azevedo

ABOUT FRICON

Fricon, a pioneer company in the Portuguese market in the domestic and commercial refrigeration segment, specialized in the conception, development, production and marketing of freezing and chilling equipment for supermarkets, ice cream freezers, beverage coolers.

Specialized Technical

From the technical to the administrative staff, from production to the assembly teams, we have specialized personnel, supported by the latest technology, thus underpinning customised design and production of unique quality.

I&D FRICON

Always seeking to develop modern and innovative products. It has an engineering department and high level technicians that work daily for the quest of continuous improvement of its products.

  • To verify actual energy consumption;
  • Simulate the climatic and environmental conditions of any part of the world in order to test the equipments;
  • To measure temperatures and improve equipment performance tests according to climate class;
  • To perform reliability tests;
  • Continuous improvement of products.

MISSION, VISION AND VALUES

FRICON IN THE WORLD

In over 50 countries

in the 5 continents

FRICON INVESTMENTS

Always seeking to develop modern and innovative products.
It has an engineering department and high level technicians that work daily for the quest of continuous improvement of its products.

HISTORY

Founded in Portugal in 1976 and in Brazil in 1995, Fricon sought over the years to give priority to respect for consumers, to the quality of its products, to the ability to renew itself, and this has made it one of the most respected companies in the industry, worldwide.

From that time until the present day the Frigocon expands and develops its business, whether in Portugal or in international markets.

2015

2015

COMBI  A new solution for Retail, with a unique design, wide view and low energy consumption.

2015

2015

The Fricon made an investment of 1.5M € in the modernization of the manufacturing process, new equipment and the development of the center of R&D

2014

2014

A new solution for Retail, stylish design, maximizing store space – double access, wide visibility of the products and low energy consumption

2013

2013

Start of production equipment conservation VCV13R intended for Ice Cream and Frozen segment and VCV cooling 13C for the Beverage segment. The VCV 13 has

2011

2011

Beginning of the use of R600 gas. Develop the HCE model This equipment is an upgrade to existing, with aluminum frame and airtight lids, this

2010

2010

Supermarket Lines SMR and SMR SL with Automatic Defrost and Variable Speed technology.

2009

2009

Beginning to produce the line of Equipmentfor Supermarkets – SMR SL.

2005

2005

Beginning to produce the line of Equipment for Supermarkets – SMR.

2004

2004

Beginning of the use of R290 gas.

2000

Beginning of production with cyclopentane.

1996

1996

Global release of the new product line, Freezers, which provides the conservation of the product for a longer time without requiring electric energy.

1995

1995

Opening of the Brazilian factory – Mercofricon S.A. .

1994

Conclusion of the implementation of the Quality Sistem, certified by IPQ (Certification nº94/ CEP 207).Initiation of a commercial policy centered onforeign trade.

1993

Concession by the IPQ (Portuguese Institute of Quality) of the license to use the designation “National Branding According to Norms”.

1992

Beginning of the implementation of the system of Quality Management, according to the NP EN 29002 norm, establishing agreements with qualified labs to perform lab

1976

Frigocon S.A’s Foundation.

OUR STRATEGY