Formerly known as Danfoss Compressors, Secop is one of the founding fathers of modern compressor technology with an experience that goes back to the beginning of the 1950's.
With more than 60 years experience in compressor technology and with highly committed employees, our focus is to develop, apply and support advanced compressor technologies to achieve standard setting performance for leading products and businesses around the world.
Secop’s headquarters with its R&D and Sales department and support functions is situated in Flensburg, Germany. Its three production facilities are located in Austria, Slovakia and in China.
Please see below some of Secop’s major milestones of standard setting technologies and development since the 1950s:
- 1951 – 1952
Introduction of “Pancake” compressor. The licensed manufacture of hermetic compressors has begun. Due to its “flat” appearance the compressor was named “Pancake”, influencing strongly the development of refrigerators in Europe for household appliances.
Production facility and headquarters in Flensburg, Germany, founded.
Introduction of the PW compressor.
Start of production in Flensburg.
Introduction of SC compressors and PTC.
The birth of a standard setting platform in the light commercial market.
Introduction of BD compressors. The start of standard setting performance for mobile freezers and refrigerators safeguarding food preservation.
100 million compressors produced.
Introduction of compressors for R600a. Start of production of natural refrigerant compressors by using more eco-friendly R600a refrigerant grade isobutane, making a valuable contribution to protecting the environment.
Production facility in Crnomelj, Slovenia, founded.
150 million compressors produced.
Introduction of TLV variable speed compressor. Setting the standard for less energy consumption by variable speed control starting devices.
200 million compressors produced.
Production facility in Zlate Moravce, Slovakia, founded.
Production facility in Wuqing, China, founded.
Acquisition by AURELIUS AG and change of name from Danfoss Compressors to Secop.
Introduction of the XV compressor. Opening a new chapter in refrigeration history.
Secop acquires ACC Fürstenfeld Austria.
Secop takes over ACC Austria / Secop Austria GmbH in early 2014 and begins operations on January 7.
New generation of energy-efficient propane compressors. New variable speed platforms for household and light commercial applications.