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Norfrost by Ebac - The new & improved range of chest freezers
Norfrost meets Ebac
In 2013 British manufacturer Ebac acquired Norfrost Chest Freezers. With the same values in mind Ebac look to put their 30 years of
knowledge in refrigeration and manufacturing together with Norfrost’s 40 year Heritage to create an unbeatable range of chest freezer.
Here you can learn more about the Norfrost Heritage and how these two great companies have come together…
Over 40 years of experience and innovation
Since manufacturing of domestic chest freezers began in the 1970’s, Norfrost also applied their expertise to other aspects of refrigeration including branded freezers for retail outlets and large, well known consumer brands.
Norfrost began making chest freezers over 40 years ago
Norfrost were a company of constant innovation, always striving to be the best in their field. So much so that they lead the change in refrigeration technology to CFC free chest freezers, with other brands following suit.
A reputation bulit on reliability
Known and loved in Britain as one of the UK’s most popular Chest Freezer brands, Norfrost has a reputation for reliability and longevity. Your grandparents and parents will probably have owned one and likely still do!
Norfrost reliability strengthened by Ebac quality and manufacturing expertise
Ebac seize a great opportunity
In 2013, the demise of iconic retailer Comet unfortunately led to the Norfrost brand heading into administration. Ebac were presented with the opportunity to save this valuable British brand by purchasing the rights to manufacture Norfrost chest freezers. With plans to move into the white goods market this seemed a perfect strategic move and also a great opportunity to save a great British brand.
40 years of knowledge is priceless, and Ebac made sure every bit was kept and passed on to help create the next generation of chest freezer.
In the months to follow machinery was transferred from the old Norfrost factory in Caithness, down to Ebac’s Newton Aycliffe
factory. The sharing of knowledge from old Norfrost employees to the Ebac engineering and production teams ensured no product knowledge was
lost and a seamless handover was made.
By the summer of 2015, after many hours of product development the new Norfrost by Ebac brand of chest freezers are in full production and available for sale.
Norfrost began manufacturing chest freezers
Ebac aquired the Norfrost brand
Ebac feature in BBC documentary with Lord Digby Jones
Ebac began manufacturing chest freezers under the brand Norfrost by Ebac
The future of Norfrost by Ebac
The future of Norfrost chest freezers is now firmly in Ebac’s plan. With many improvements already made to the product such as energy
efficiency and the functionality of Fast Freeze, Ebac will to continue to invest in Norfrost to ensure it remains a well loved and iconic
Ebac these plans that the Norfrost brand fits in perfectly and will for many years to come.