Our history

Danfilter’s journey

Danfilter is a growth company with a strong focus on the development of our employees and markets, but this hasn’t always been the case. The company dates back to the early 1980s. However, the current ownership structure has only been in place since 2014, when Henrik Friis took over Danfilter.

Our production in Denmark started in 2013 as a result of long product development. We weren’t able to purchase the quality we were looking for, and it was impossible to predict what we had to have in stock. As a result, we started producing in-house, and it has taken off since.

The Danfilter family is growing fast. We employ an increasing number of employees in the following departments:

Medarbejdere undersøger filtre

Danfilter medarbejder snakker med en kunde

Danfilter medarbejdere i produktionen


Our story

2020

  • Filterhuset gets exported to the Nordic countries.
  • 24 employees, turnover DKK 23 million in B2B and B2C.
  • Green restructuring of production.

 

2019

  • Børsen Gazelle company. 

 

2017

  • Relocation to Farum and expansion to 1550m2.
  • 7-8 employees, turnover DKK 10 million.

 

2015

  • Expansion of production in Denmark and investment in new production equipment.

2014

  • Henrik Friis acquires the founder’s shares and thus owns 100%.
  • Filterhuset gets upgraded.
  • Turnover DKK 7.5 million. 

 

2013

  • Online shop Filterhuset.dk is launched with B2C sales.
  • 4-5 employees, starting of filter production in Denmark.

 

2010

  • Several, independent suppliers.
  • 3-4 employees, sales to bigger end users of B2B. 

 

2008

  • Henrik Friis buys 50% of the shares and the company name is changed to Danfilter.
  • 3 employees, turnover DKK 6 million with one sole supplier.

1990

  • Christian Bager Filters, Agency for Volz Filters.
  • 3 employees, wholesales to dealers.

 

1980

  • Christian Bager aps, founding, packaging and filters, B2B.
  • Family-owned and family-run, Humlebæk 600m2.

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