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Pioneer in manufacturing and servicing of mission-critical fluid power solutions for high pressure mobile power, refrigeration and oil and marine applications.

1935 - Manuli Group founded by Mr. Dardanio Manuli

1970 - Establishment of Manuli Gomma and concentration of reinforced rubber hoses manufacturing at the Ascoli Piceno plant

1973 - Uniroyal acquires 50% of Manuli Gomma originating the Uniroyal-Manuli joint venture

1986 - Manuli family buys back 50% of Uniroyal-Manuli and changed name to Manuli Rubber Industries

1992 - Manuli Group has been re-organized in three business groups with the newly created Automotive group next to traditional hydraulics and oil & marine

1994 - Acquisition of French company which will inspire FLC business model

1995 - Product range extended to metal fittings with the acquisition of Hydrofit

1997 - Listing of the Manuli Group on the Italian Stock Exchange

2002 - Opening first FLC to branded service point in Poland

2004

Divestment of 100% of the Automotive business group (c. 50% of group sales)

Manuli shares have been de-listed from stock exchange following after a public offer by the family


2005

Product range extended to assembly workshop machines with the acquisition of Techmaflex

Expansion of the production footprint through new assembling unit in Czech Republic and opening new hose plant in Suzhou China


2008 - FLC network expanded with acquisitions in Benelux, Singapore and South Africa


2010 - Re-organization of Manuli Group in three operating divisions: Manuli Hydraulics, Fluiconnecto and Manuli Oil & Marine


2012

New hose plant in Poland opened, dedicated to the markets between Northern Europe & Central Asia


FCF network extended into Africa through acquisition of Fluid Systems & Hyspec Mining, Fluidtech


2015

FLC network expanded with acquisition in Finland


Joint venture with a local strategic partner to start new hose manufacturing plant in Orsha, Belarus


2016 - OEM network extended with acquisition in India


2017 - Manuli Rubber Industries becomes a holding company and extended with acquisition in India


2018 - Manuli Hydraulics OEM activities transferred into Fluiconnecto


2019 - FLC launches first webshop in Benelux