Milestones

Milestones

In 1922, Carl Munters and Baltzar von Platen invented the absorption technology, which to this date still is used in many of Dometic’s products. Through innovative product development, geographical expansion and acquisitions, the company has grown into a global leader in mobile living.

2015

  • Dometic is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm
  • 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 was taken over by funds administrated by EQT and Partners

2007

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

2006

  • Dometic acquires Eskimo Ice (and Icebonics), USA

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

  • Munters and Baltzar von Platen invent the absorption technology (AB Arctic)