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The Frydenbø life rafts

Times were tough in the 1920s and it was a trial for the company. The solution Frydenbø chose would prove to set the standard for how the company coped with tough times; they dared to think new.

Frydenbø carbide generator

The years ahead of world war II were good years for the company. The first quarter of 1940 was very good, but the outbreak of war on April 9th put the company in great difficulty. Despite little access to work, the workshop was kept in operation at ...

Rack and pinion steering machines

The new steering machine was a commercial success: Hundreds of machines were produced for ships throughout Scandinavia. They were sold through ship dealers, who had for many years sold Frydenbø's rafts and later floats.


Ola Nordmann


Frydenbø AS