1958 Foundation of ForjaFrio 1970 Development of the cold forging process
1980 Manufacturing of the first Piston Pin for Diesel engines (cold formed). 1987 Start of Bearing Races (formed)
1993 Becomes market leader of Piston Pins in South America, supplying all the piston manufacturers in the region. 1994 Concentration on the Core Business: Piston Pins and Bearing Races. 1995 Start supplies of machined Bearing Races and fully finished (heat treated and ground) Piston Pins 1998 ISO 9002 certification (ABS) 1999 Start of direct exports to the United States and to Europe 2001 QS9000 certification 2002 Investment in a line of Heat Treatment and Bearing Race Grinding 2003 Investment in a line of Heat Treatment and Universal Race
Investment in the Hatebur forging machine 2005 TS certification.
Investment in new plant measuring 4,000 m2 (planned)