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Fralock History

Over its 54-year history, Fralock has evolved from its origins as a distributor of compound tapes and foils to become a strategic custom-engineered solutions provider of specialty material components with a disciplined business plan, poised to drive growth and innovation in its Core Markets.

2021

 

Fralock acquires: Oasis Materials, Ceramic Tech, Inc., and Lenthor Engineering, building new Technically Engineered Ceramics and Flex Circuit capabilities. Factory space expands to 263,000 sq ft with over 650 employees.

2021

2020

Fralock begins its acquisition strategy, acquiring Career Technologies and Mapson Engineering. The acquisitions expand flex/rigid-flex circuit capabilities and increase factory space to 117,500 sq ft. Focus on strategic markets and engineered solutions.

2020

2018

Arsenal Capital invests in Fralock to leverage its track record of providing innovative solutions and engineering services to its global customer base and capitalizing on substantial growth opportunities in high-reliability market segments.

2018

2017

Fralock celebrates its 50th anniversary.

2017

2016

Fralock adds JPL and Goddard to its list of organizations with all-polyimide flight qualifications, including Lockheed Martin, NASA, Boeing, and Northrop Grumman, creating significant satellite and other aerospace opportunities.

2016

2010

Fralock expands its offerings to include thermal interface solutions for harsh environment applications, such as  semiconductor wafer fabrication equipment.

2010

2006

Fralock moves to its current 62,500 square foot facility in Valencia, California, quadrupling its manufacturing space. 

2006

2001

The Company secures supply agreements for the manufacturing of custom components with world-renowned medical device OEM and electronic equipment manufacturers. 

2001

2000

Fralock continues to build its business relationship with DuPont by entering into a manufacturing and licensing agreement, becoming the worldwide provider of CIRLEX®, a durable, space qualified thermal polyimide material.

2000

1990

Fralock becomes recognized for its engineered materials expertise, providing unique solutions for some of the most demanding applications.

1990

1969 - 1972

Fralock adds manufacturing capabilities to its scope of services, providing value-added parts and assemblies to key customers in the Aerospace and Defense industry. 

1969 - 1972

1967

Fralock is formed as a distributor of specialty tapes.

1967