Swiss made – designed and made to last 25th September 2020 Sustainability has always been a priority of Fritschi’s corporate culture and is part of the day-to-day work of the entire team.The careful use of resources begins with the development. The design and the selection of materials are based on durability. Each individual part is manufactured in Switzerland and consists of environmentally compatible high-tech synthetics and high-quality metals. After the assembly in Reichenbach the high-quality products are boxed into reuseable packaging, which is also made in Switzerland. Components of high-quality materials made in Switzerland Long-lasting Products The innovative Fritschi bindings satisfy the actual needs of touring skiers and are designed to be long-lasting. In the rare event of a defect they can be repaired. The necessary replacement parts are available from specialized retailers for an extended period after the last season the bindings were sold. Careful Use of Resources Resources have always been used with care in every area of the Fritschi company. Materials that are no longer usable are recycled or environmentally disposed of. The packaging consists of space-saving, reusable boxes. Social Responsibility Fritschi consistently offers favorable working conditions, occupational safety and social protection. The company also focuses on personal needs and assigns responsibility to each individual job.
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60th Anniversary of Fritschi 13th October 2020 The company, established in 1960 as a shop for the construction of apparatuses and prototypes by Albert Fritschi, has much cause for celebration. Today, it stands for innovation, functionality and quality in the market for touring bindings. In Reichenbach im Kandertal, Switzerland, our team of 35 is commit-ted to producing alpine touring bindings with the highest functionality and quality. In focus: the needs of touring skiers With the legendary Diamir Titanal, Fritschi integrated the safety, the user comfort and the power trans-mission of alpine bindings into a light touring binding. Other results of frontier spirit and courage are the Vipec Evo and the Tecton. With the exclusive lateral release in front and the alpine heel jaw of the Tec-ton, Fritschi adds the safety and characteristics of alpine bindings for fast downhill runs to the previ-ously climbing-oriented pin bindings. The innovative package of comfort, safety and performance of the light Xenic completes the product range. FT-88: Fritschi’s first touring bind-ing Diamir Titanal: simply legendary Diamir Freeride: for power in down-hill skiing Vipec 12 – The first pin binding with lateral release in front Albert Fritschi established a shop for the construction of apparatuses and prototypes. Production of prototype bindings without walk function at the request of Udo Gertsch, the inventor of the Gertsch plate bindings for alpine skiing Sons Andreas and Christian Fritschi launched model FT-88, their first touring binding. The legendary Diamir Titanal set new standards in the market for touring ski bindings. Fritschi moved into a modern new building located on the main road (Hauptstrasse) of Reichen-bach. The downhill-oriented Diamir Freeride was Fritschi’s fundamental contribution to the ongoing devel-opments. Stefan Ibach was named Managing Director. As part of succession planning, the Nordeck family holding acquired the majority of shares, while Andreas Fritschi and Stefan Ibach continued to remain shareholders. Fritschi introduced Vipec, the first touring binding with lateral release in front, similar to alpine bind-ings. Albert-Fritschi Prototyp Gertsch Bindung Firmengebäude heute Andreas Fritschi (right) und Stefan Ibach: "Fritschi will continue to surprise the community with innovative binding systems."