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FRIKE GROUP: Swiss contract manufacturer with expertise in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and chemicals

The FRIKE GROUP is the largest independent contract manufacturer in Switzerland and produces private label products and branded products for national and international customers. As a complete system provider, our core expertise lies in developing innovative, sustainable products and manufacturing them together with bulk production, filling, packing and regulatory services.

From sourcing to shipping and everything in between: As a contract manufacturer, we offer you a complete service. Each of our five locations has its own development laboratory, so we can guarantee high Swiss-made productivity and comprehensive expertise. Customers of all our divisions – cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and chemicals – benefit from rapid and complete technology transfer.

Contract filler of aerosols and more

The specific expertise involved in the contract filling of aerosols is not widespread in Switzerland. We have built up and continuously expanded this knowledge over decades. At our aerosol production facilities, we manufacture small batches and large quantities of technical chemical products and cosmetic products in spray cans. Our development laboratory draws upon its in-depth expertise and many years of experience in the development and optimization of customer-specific aerosol formulations.

Full service from development to production.

Advice & service

Whether you’re looking for inspiration for new products, advice on regulatory issues or help with optimally tailored packaging design, needs-based services are a feature of all our customer projects.

Development

One of our core areas of expertise is developing and honing new formulations. We also check existing formulations for compliance on an ongoing basis, with a view to reformulating them if necessary.

Bulk production

Efficiency and high quality are central to our bulk production of large and small product series. Our innovative machinery enables us to manufacture products in a wide variety of galenic forms.

Filling

Whether they are aerosols, creams, oils or powders, the FRIKE GROUP specializes in the filling of all manner of liquid and solid products. This also extends to an array of packaging shapes and sizes.

Manufacture & packaging

Cosmetic, pharmaceutical and chemical products often have very different packaging requirements. Thanks to our many years of expertise, we are familiar with a wide range of industries and can implement a variety of solutions.

Warehouse & logistics

Our large warehouse, state-of-the-art technology for special requirements, long-standing partnerships in the logistics sector and our own fleet of vehicles ensure that your products are optimally stored and delivered.

As a contract manufacturer, the FRIKE GROUP is responsible for the production and packaging of the Anti-Brumm product range, which offers effective protection against insects. Time and again, we see how the Frike Group manages to process high volumes while still acting flexibly.

Benedikt Irniger, CEO Ultrasun

«For customers, the use of gas-powered products is always a matter of trust. As such, the FRIKE GROUP is a key partner of Kisag AG. This partnership means that we can guarantee our customers complete peace of mind when using our devices.»

Alexander Dischö, Head of Marketing, Kisag AG

Our partner for contract manufacturing in Switzerland. At the FRIKE GROUP, sustainability is a way of life, whether in energy-efficient production or sustainable product solutions.

Stephanie Scholz, Head of Marketing, Dermatology & Health, Merz Pharma (Schweiz) AG

Customized solutions for contract filling

Our modern machinery is designed for versatility and flexibility. As a contract filler, we offer practically every format and shape. Filling and machine packing are carried out with high cycle rates and rapid throughput times. We can fulfill special customer requests at any time. There are almost no limits to the capabilities of our manual processing and finishing systems.

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Contract manufacturer with many years of expertise

The FRIKE GROUP is a traditional Swiss company with a success story going back around 80 years. Founded by Fritz Keller in 1944, Fritz Keller AG started out producing shoe polish in Oberrieden (ZH). Today, our company is an internationally recognized, independent and diversified contract manufacturer offering a wide range of services. It is now in its second generation of family ownership.

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Smart career opportunities

We offer smart job opportunities in various professional fields and roles at five locations in Switzerland. Discover our exciting career opportunities now and become part of our success story!

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Sustainable contract filling with Swiss-made quality

Our production sites are located exclusively in Switzerland and guarantee the highest levels of quality throughout all processing steps thanks to highly qualified personnel, five in-house development laboratories and modern machinery. As a professional contract manufacturer based in Switzerland, we guarantee the traceability of all components at all times. Regular audits and certifications are also an integral part of our quality management process. Sustainability was a major priority even for the founder of the company. Today, we live and breathe sustainability in a wide variety of areas, from the economic and ecological design of processes in contract filling or our energy management systems to the beehive behind the factory building.

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The new Becolab Mini – a small mixer with big ambitions

A 2.5-litre Becolab Mini has been at Glaropharm AG in Mitlödi since February. The new mixer heralds a new era at FRIKE, because from now on a wide range of options are available for bulk development.
Frike-Inside
05.07.2024

Results of the FRIKE customer survey and what FRIKE donated money for

We asked our customers for feedback at the beginning of 2024 and would like to thank them once again for the fantastic response rate of almost 25%. What came out of it and who benefited from the money donated.
Marketinfo
05.07.2024

Information on the new cosmetics law in the USA

In the USA, President Biden passed a new law for cosmetic products at the end of 2022: MoCRA (Modernisation of Cosmetics Regulation Act). Read here what this means for us and our customers.
Frike-Inside
05.07.2024

The new FRIKE website is finally live

We are very pleased to announce that our new website is finally live! With a fresh, modern design and improved usability, we offer you an optimised online experience.
Frike-Inside
05.07.2024

Unforgettable flight: our employees at the Swiss Ballooning Championships

This year, we were able to take part in a special company tour organised by Blaser Swisslube. Six people from the FRIKE GROUP were able to take part in the balloon flights around the Swiss Ballooning Championship in Gossau (https://www.smhl.ch/de) from 8 to 12 May 2024.
Frike-Inside
24.06.2024

Welcome aboard!

Christian Mayer-Lusti and his team have been responsible for compliance with GMP guidelines at FRIKE PHARMA AG since January 2023. In this interview, he tells us what GMP means and what the tasks of the person with technical responsibility are.
Chemie
24.06.2024

Annex 3 extended allergen declaration

In the Annex 3 Allergen Declaration, Annex 3 is extended from 26 to over 80 declarable allergens in accordance with SCCS/1459/11 and Regulation (EU) 2023/1545.
Marketinfo
20.06.2024

Whats up at the Cosmetic Business 2024

The FRIKE Cosmetic team once again had a stand at this year's Cosmetic Business. Find out more about the popular cosmetics trade fair here.
Chemie
20.05.2024

Your expert in aerosol products

Our passion and 60 years of aerosol experience make us the go-to full-service partner for the development, production and filling of aerosols as foams, sprays or gels. Our portfolio includes cosmetics, medical and household products.
Frike-Inside
24.04.2024

FRIKE GROUP Academy: Improved occupational safety

Find out how the newly launched FRIKE Academy offers bulk production specialists the highest standards in occupational health and safety.

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