FRENOPLAST has over 25 years of experience in the manufacture of friction materials for rail and industry.
1985 – registration of a company under the name FRENOPLAST sc - main profile - production of friction materials and products for railways
1992 – gaining approval of the International Union of Railways (UIC 541-3) for disc brake pads, according to our own technology, up to 200 km / h
1999 – gaining the certificate of the Chief Inspector for Railway Transport for disc break pads made from asbestos-free, moulded friction material FR20H.2 for passenger cars, produced by FRENOPLAST
2000 – construction of a new factory in the Warmia-Mazury Special Economic Zone in Szczytno and registration a company called Friction Materials & Products FRENOPLAST Bułhak and Cieślawski sp.j.
2000 – implementation and achievement of the Quality Management System Certificate ISO 9001:2000 issued by IQNet and PCBC
2001 – gaining the certificate of the Chief Inspector for Railway Transport for centre pivot and side bearer liners produced by FRENOPLAST
2001 – nomination to the Prize of the President of Poland in the category of The Best Small Enterprise
2002 – gaining the certificate of the Chief Inspector for Railway Transport for composite break shoes from material FR502 produced by FRENOPLAST
2003 – receipt of a special distinction and title of the European Company for the largest number of funds used in the EU programs
2006 – extension of the quality management system and implementation of the Integrated Management System conforming to standards: BS EN ISO 9001:2001, ISO 14001:2005, PN-N-18001: 2004
2007 – extension of the UIC 541-3 approval to 2017
2007 – I prize in the contest of „Warmia and Mazury Leader of Innovation 2007"
2008 – transformation into a joint stock company - SMiOC FRENOPLAST Bułhak i Cieślawski S.A.
2009 – gaining, as a third company in Europe, the UIC 541-4 approval for the innovative K-type brake shoes for freight wagons
2009 – FRENOPLAST has been granted the IRIS certification relating to the new international railway standard, confirming the high quality of our products, design and manufacturing processes