Freudenberg Oil & Gas Technologies Materials Development Lab Achieves Additional Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Standard for Laboratories

18 November 2015

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Freudenberg Oil & Gas Technologies’ Materials Development and Product Testing Lab facility recently achieved the International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation for testing and calibration laboratories.

“Attaining this accreditation highlights once again our continual commitment to being the premier technical sealing solution provider to the upstream oil and gas industry,” says Richard T. Schmidt, President and CEO of Freudenberg Oil & Gas Technologies (FO&GT). “This achievement reinforces our technical foundation supporting our internal material development processes and new product development capabilities for our customers.”

Freudenberg Oil & Gas Technologies opened the Materials Development and Product Testing Lab in January 2012. Building on the nearly century-long material and sealing expertise of parent company Freudenberg Group, the facility develops sealing solutions specifically for upstream oil & gas applications.

The facility’s product testing capabilities, in combination with the development of proprietary materials, have helped bring innovative sealing solutions to the upstream market, including:

More information on FO&GT and our Materials Development and Product Testing Lab can be found on the Materials Development & Product Testing Lab page.

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Freudenberg Oil & Gas Technologies
Louisa Glinski – Director, Marketing
Tel: +1 832-216-1920

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Houston, TX 77040

About Freudenberg Oil & Gas Technologies

Freudenberg Oil & Gas Technologies is a global solutions provider of innovative sealing solutions and differentiated sealing products to the global oil and gas industry. The company is focused on the exploration and production (upstream) segments. FO&GT’s Materials Development & Product Testing Lab in Houston enables development – and verification– of virtually unlimited range of sealing solutions. Capabilities: mixing custom rubber recipes, product test bunkers, and test labs for: sour gas, HPHT, thermal cycling, and material property analysis.

Over 650 associates serve a wide range of customers including oil and gas producing companies, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and engineering and service companies that provide technologies, equipment and services for producing oil and gas from land‐based, offshore platforms and subsea installations around the world. The Business Group generated sales of more than €153 million in 2014 from its operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Malaysia, Norway, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States of America.

About the Freudenberg Group

The Freudenberg Group is a family company offering its customers technically challenging product solutions and services. The Group develops and manufactures seals, vibration control components, filters, nonwovens, products for surface treatment, release agents and specialty lubricants, medical and mechatronic products. Especially for mid‐size companies Freudenberg develops software solution and IT services.

Consumers can find modern Freudenberg household products in the shops under the brand names of vileda®, O‐Cedar®, Wettex®, Gala®, SWASH® and Marigold®. The Freudenberg Group employed more than 40,000 people in about 60 countries and generated sales of more than €7 billion in 2014 (including pro rata consolidation of 50:50 joint ventures). For further information, please go to

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