NRF celebrates its 90th Anniversary
In 1927, NRF was founded in Amsterdam. Originally the factory was only directed towards the repair of radiators. In 1954, NRF opened a second production site in Mill (Netherlands), which is now the head office. At the beginning of 1980, NRF opened its first location abroad in Valenciennes (France). In the following years NRF opened new locations across Europe. In 2010, NRF became a full subsidiary of Banco Products Ltd. Due to the takeover, NRF strengthens its global position with new factories and warehouses. In 2015 NRF opened a new office and warehouse in Altoona (USA). NRF has doubled its aftermarket volume in the past 4 years’ time. To facilitate this growth NRF is further expanding its warehouse capacities in 2017 and investing in supply chain.
The success and future of NRF
Mr. F. Toebes, Managing Director at NRF, has a clear view on the success and the future of NRF. ‘We’ve invested in staff for
90 years and this is still key. An average NRF employee works with us for 18 years. These passionate employees ensure daily that NRF products meet the highest requirements’. ‘NRF is focusing on ‘owning niche markets and dominating automotive after markets, engineering the best cooling solutions and
making customer’s business our concern’. Short term this means further investing in global supply chain for its automotive business and in new technologies for marine, stationary and railway segments.
By keep investing in people, production and supply chain, NRF is able to maintain the high quality and added value which customers expect. NRF can supply every corner of the world. Currently NRF has a global export to 82 countries and is focusing on enlarging its (after)market shares in South America and Africa.
One important unique selling point of NRF is the Easy Fit range. When a product is Easy Fit, assembly parts (such as O-rings, adaptors, clamps and clips) are included in the box. NRF has a unique range of more than 1.000 Easy Fit parts, which is expanding every month.
NRF offers a Tech Support service for technical questions, diagnosis an advice. Tech Support can be reached by phone, e-mail and WhatsApp.
In-house manufacturing and testing
NRF has 8 factories worldwide of which 3 in Europe and 4 in Asia. NRF has own research & development and testing facilities. This makes NRF is able to produce competitively priced cooling products for the aftermarket with OE specifications.
With 12 strategically placed warehouses, NRF has a strong global network. By carefully selecting logistic partners NRF is
able to offer various delivery services per region.
A complete product range
The total product range of NRF is:
- Oil coolers
- Fan clutches
- EGR coolers NEW
- Receiver driers
- Interior blowers NEW
- Expansion valves
- Pressure switches
- AC spare parts