Preferred Partner

Our unique performance sets standards in quality, functionality and business efficiency in the general industry.

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies offers with its broad range of products and numerous services a very unique performance on the market. For almost every use. For this Freudenberg Sealing Technologies use its leading technological competence lucratively for you. We analyze your complete system and adjust all single components optimally. You get the accurate solution which fulfills your requirements. Economical and reliable. Strengthened by a time and cost saving Single Sourcing, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies is your ideal partner for all sealing technology uses, even for complex systems.

Our for decades leading competence in materials is an essential factor of success for an outstanding performance and a continuous technological edge of our products. Therefore there are renowned groups of products like Simmerring®, Merkel, Integral Accumulator, ISC O-Ring or Lederer. Together with the areas special sealing products and vibration technology, they are inseparably connected with the brand Freudenberg Sealing Technologies and form the largest product range worldwide for all applications in the general industry.


As part of Freudenberg-group, we fall back on sound company owned research, development and production competences to expand our technological edge by innovative solutions constantly. According to and in service for our customers worldwide with their local requirements of the market. The close international cooperation of Simrit in Europe and America with our Japanese partner NOK in Asia offers you uniform quality standards, wherever you need our solutions. And the area-wide sales network with Freudenberg Sealing Technologies Service Centres in all industrial markets serves you and more than 100.000 further customers locally on every continent reliable and cooperatively.


The service package of Freudenberg Sealing Technologies at a glance

  • worldwide the largest product range, holistic solutions under one roof
  • permanent innovations, technological edge for a competitive advantage for our customers
  • unique material competence and high quality standards, leading know-how for secure and economical applications
  • a multitude of integrated service performances, cooperative support from the development to the permanent use of the product
  • globalism: global competence with the knowledge of the requirements of the market


As a worldwide leading provider in sealing technology, it is a commitment for Freudenberg Sealing Technologies to be the best partner for its customers every time.

To fulfill your demands in all areas, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies works together Europe-widely with the most competent specialists of technical trade. Combined with a strategic dealer network - the Preferred Partners of Freudenberg Sealing Technologies.


Your advantages in the overview:

  • competent consulting and support for individual requirements
  • highly qualified and certified contact persons for your technical trade
  • access to the worldwide unique Simrit range of products
  • exclusive services with high reliability of supply
  • customer-specific product solutions and developments


The Preferred Partner Card is the identification of a special ability of our trading partners. Benefit of it. The field staff of Franz Gottwald GmbH + Co. KG is happy to provide advice on the spot.

High product quality, wide range of products, customer and service orientated and a high-performance, motivated team - it is the basis of our success in technical wholesale for 90 years.

A number of customers from the area of mechanical engineering, automotive and food industry as well as aviation count on the performance of the Hanseatic family business. An ingenious logistic system and employees whose know-how is consequently up-to-date ensure a fast and uncomplicated processing of all orders.

Punctuality, flexibility and reliability are significant elements of the corporate philosophy. These quality standards covers the complete service spectrum - from the product via consulting until the customer-specific service. Certainly we are certified after DIN EN ISO9001/2000.


High-class and wide range of products


Franz Gottwald GmbH + Co. KG stands for a portfolio of products of market-leading suppliers. This is the best condition to offer the customers a special high-class and wide range of products in the following areas:


Service with added value

As an established specialist in the sector, Gottwald has a broad technical know-how. This ensures that the customers get beside the excellent product performance as well a competent usage-specific consulting performance. The technical customer advisory service goes far beyond the service of an ordinary trading house because of the connection of the individual manufacturers. Fluid-solution, the environment benefits from.

In the scope of our "Fluid-Engineering", the specialists of Gottwald have developed and introduced a broad and sustainable tested concept for the systematical and preventive maintenance. The introduction of innovative procedures for the assessment of hydraulic systems at the locations led to very pleasant and positive environmental aspects beside the increase of the machine availability and decrease of the running costs. These activities complement one another perfectly with the environmental activities of the EN ISO 14001/2004 certified companies.




24-hours Emergency Service

Either on weekends, public holidays or at night - we are there for you and are happy to open our warehouse for you in Hamburg. In addition, we offer our fast and competent on-site service for hydraulic or sealing problems from Bremen.


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