Founded in 1946 in Switzerland, Fondarex is the inventor of the vacuum technology for pressure die casting and plastic injection molding.

As international market leader in these two fields, Fondarex continues to invest in research and development and is committed to meeting the demands of current technology and market requirements.

The Fondarex team works to ensure its customers’ success, by guaranteeing the production of cost-effective, high quality parts with its vacuum systems. Offering customized consulting, training for users and technical support, Fondarex is your partner for the future.

Fondarex is set up as a pressure die casting foundry by Mr. Fritz Hodler, in Montreux
Invention of the first vacuum system for the pressure die casting industry
Fondarex is taken over by Mr. Konrad Baumgartner
Launch of the first vacuum system for the plastic injection molding industry
Launch of the HIGHVAC ECONOMY 1C, PROGRESS 2C and PREMIUM 2C vacuum systems
Launch of the HIGHVAC ULTIMATE 4C vacuum system
Development of the VACUPLAST vacuum system

Fondarex’s research and development engineers continually strive to perfect the vacuum process in die casting and plastic injection molding.

They work in close collaboration with universities, technical centers and customer partners throughout the world. Today, Fondarex counts more than 1000 customers in over 50 countries. With this perfect synergy between market and research, Fondarex continues to develop its technology to meet its customers’ increasing demands. Indeed, this is certainly one of the main reasons behind Fondarex’s position as world market leader.