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.

2016

  • Dometic acquires IPV, a German-based provider of coolers and other outdoor products
  • Dometic divests the seating and chassis component business of Atwood

 

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)