History

HISTORY

Munters and Baltzar von Platen invent absorption technology in 1922.

Historical Development & Key Milestones


2015

  • Dometic divests its Medical business to Navis Capital Partners

2014

  • Dometic acquires the Prostor, RV awning business from Brustor NV, Belgium
  • Dometic acquires Atwood Mobile Products LLC, USA

2013

  • Dometic acquires Livos Technologies

2011

  • Dometic acquires DG Line Group, Russia
  • Dometic to be taken over by funds administrated by EQT

2009

  • Dometic to be taken over by a bank syndicate lead by Mizuho-bank

2007

  • Dometic acquires SMEV, Italy
  • Dometic acquires WAECO, Germany

2006

  • Dometic acquires Eskimo Ice (and Icebonics), USA

2005

  • EQT sells Dometic to funds administrated by BC Partners

2004

  • Dometic acquires TUS, Germany
  • Dometic acquires Polar Bay, USA
  • Dometic acquires Oyster, Spain

2003

  • Dometic acquires TME - Pleasure boat air conditioners and refrigeration systems, USA

2002

  • Dometic acquires SeaLand - Pleasure Boat sanitation systems, USA

2001

  • EQT III Ltd. acquires Electrolux assets and the Dometic operating and legal structure is created

2000

  • Electrolux acquires Seitz -  RV windows, Germany

1997

  • Electrolux makes strategic decision to focus on its core retail business

1988

  • Electrolux acquires A&E Systems - RV awnings and accessories, USA

1986

  • Electrolux acquires Origoverken, Cookers and Ovens for pleasure craft, Sweden

1985

  • Electrolux acquires Duo-Therm Corporation - RV air conditioners, USA

1973

  • Electrolux acquires Siegas Metallwarenfabrik, Germany
  • Introduction of absorption based hotel miniBars; creating leading hotel room refrigerator manufacturer

1968

  • Electrolux establishes Dometic Corporation of the US

1956

  • Development and production of absorption refrigerators for RVs

1925

  • Electrolux acquires AB Arctic and initiates mass production of absorption refrigerators

1922
  • Baltzar von Platen och Carl Munters invent the first refrigerator using absorption technology (AB Arctic)

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