Setting Standards with Innovative Compressors for More Than 60 Years – 22.01.2016 Secop Timeline 1951-2015

Formerly known as Danfoss Compressors, Secop is only new by way of name in today’s advanced compressor market. In fact, Secop is one of the founding fathers of modern compressor technology with an experience that goes back to the start of the 1950s, when demand increased for something smarter than iceboxes for refrigeration.

The first hermetic Danfoss compressor entered the market in 1952 and revolutionized the possibilities of producing private refrigerators with its compact "Pancake" design. The production facility and headquarters were founded 1956 in Flensburg, Germany. From then on, Danfoss Compressors/Secop set the standard and have influenced the global market with innovative compressors of superior quality and value ever since.