FKM has been active in the development and the manufacture of new coatings, finishing techniques and production process improvements for industrial rolls since 1967. Acquired by Dr. Ulrich Freudenberg in 1998, FKM has continued to successfully expand its product offering and operations. The FKM USA manufacturing, sales and service site was founded in 2001 and the production and marketing facility in China was founded in 2007.
Under the leadership of Dr. Freudenberg, FKM pioneered the formulation of purposefully developed nonwoven fabrics designed for the specific cleaning, de-oiling and tensioning of steel strip and blank materials.
FKM takes a leadership role in the development and the manufacture of new coatings, finishing techniques and production process improvements for rolls used in a variety of diverse applications. Knowledge shared across the facilities aids to strengthen and unify product production and delivers FKM customers a high level of global capability.