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G. Theodor Freese GmbH

Originally founded as a harbour service provider in Bremen in 1910 by Cassen Behrends Freese, G. Theodor Freese GmbH & Co. KG (GTF) has grown to become a mediumsized family company operating on a global scale.

GTF develops and manufactures mineral ship deck coverings and ship deck coatings, and markets its products all over the world under the brand names TEFROTEX®, TEFROKA ® and TEFROLITH®. GTF is a global leader in this niche market.

GTF also offers corrosion protection services for maritime and industrial clients. GTF was awarded with the first “environmental award” of the city of Bremen in 2003 for introducing one of the most modern and environmentally- friendly corrosion protection services – dry ice cleaning – for usage in the maritime industry. 

Facts and figures:

  • Company founded in 1910
  • In Bremen since: 1910
  • Headquarters in Bremen
  • Number of employees: around 320 (in the Group)
  • Branch offices/subsidiaries in: Bremerhaven, Oldenburg, Kiel, Remda-Teichel, Korea, India, Turkey, Netherlands, Luxembourg