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Our history

Fiberline Composites is a Danish family-owned company founded by Henrik and Dorthe Thorning in 1979. Production was based in rented premises in the town of Kolding and initially employed two people. The first pultrusion equipment entered operation on 1 May 1979, and this is considered the company’s starting date. The company has grown considerably since then and consists today of a head office and technology centre, both situated in Middelfart, Denmark and a factory in China.

 

The company numbers a total of more than 300 people who share a common fascination with an exciting and innovative material. 

Ownership

Fiberline Composites A/S ownership:

40% Thorning Family

60% Gurit

Fiberline Composites' milestones

Henrik Thorning

1979

Fiberline is founded by Henrik and Dorthe Thorning. The first pultrusion equipment enters operation on 1 May 1979, and this is considered the company’s starting date.

Kile

1986

Fiberline starts producing blade root segments for LM. Today production of these is still ongoing.

1997

Fiberline was initially based in rented premises in the town of Kolding. Now production expands as the company opens another factory in Middelfart, Denmark.

2001

Fiberline makes helihoist for the world’s biggest offshore windfarm, Horns Reef 1.

2006

Fiberline pultrudes profiles with carbon fibres for the first time.

2007

The company moves out of the premises in Kolding and opens Fiberline’s new 23,000 sqm headquarter’s in Middelfart.

2009

Fiberline goes global as the company opens factory in Tianjin, China.

2011

Peter Thorning becomes Fiberline’s CEO after generation change.

2016

Fiberline and Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation form joint venture with focus on carbon fibre components for the wind sector.

2019

Fiberline China moves to a new factory in Tianjin, in order to make room for further growth.

2020

The Fiberline group is divided into two independent companies dedicated to each of their own segments. Fiberline Composites will now be fully dedicated to the wind sector.

2020

ABN AMRO’s Energy Transition Fund (“ETF”) invests as co-owner acquiring 34% of the shares in Fiberline Composites.

2021

Lars Fuglsang is appointed new CEO of Fiberline Composites .

Meet the Management Team

Meet the Board of Directors

  • Peter Thorning

    Chairman

  • Pieter Smit

    Member of the board

  • Marc de Jong

    Member of the board

  • Lars Naur

    Member of the board

  • Frank Virenfeldt Nielsen

    Member of the board