Global distribution, international trade
The owner of the Feddersen Group companies is K.D. Feddersen Holding GmbH. The sole shareholder of K.D. Feddersen Holding GmbH is the non-profit K.D. Feddersen Foundation. The Feddersen Group’s companies cover a wide variety of competencies across a number of different sectors. K.D. Feddersen specialises in the worldwide trade and distribution of engineering plastics, technical products, chemicals and raw materials. AKRO-PLASTIC has been a part of the Feddersen Group for some 25 years and is a specialist in innovative and application-oriented plastic compounds. AF-COLOR, a branch of AKRO-PLASTIC, began operating under its own name in 2004 and specialises in the manufacturing of black, color and additive masterbatches.
BIO-FED, another branch of AKRO-PLASTIC, develops and markets biodegradable and bio-based plastics. Toll compounding experts PolyComp became part of the Feddersen Group in 2013. Based in Norderstedt near Hamburg, they specialise in contract manufacturing and the production under licence of engineering plastics. Founded in 2009, FEDDEM GmbH & Co. KG focuses on mechanical engineering and the manufacture of twin-screw extruders and compounding lines as well as turnkey systems. Completing the Feddersen Group of companies is Voß Edelstahlhandel GmbH & Co. KG. Founded in 1979, this stainless steel trading company specialises in the supply of stainless steel, aluminium and yellow metals.
Providing Strategic Guidance
As the parent corporation of the Feddersen Group, K.D. Feddersen Holding GmbH acts as a central service provider and asset manager, as well as providing strategic guidance to the Group. As a central service provider, K.D. Feddersen Holding GmbH supplies finance and accounting, controller services, information technology, human resources and communication and public relations services to the Group.
The Feddersen Group
The Feddersen Group is well established across a wide range of industries and has almost 900 employees around the world working to ensure its continued success. Find out more about our companies that make up the Feddersen Group here.
Giving Back to Society With the K.D. Feddersen Foundation
The K.D. Feddersen Foundation was born out of Karl Detlef Feddersen’s desire to give back to society. The K.D. Feddersen Foundation opened a residential and nursing home in 1984 that is home to 220 senior citizens. Here, the residents can live independently in a safe, secure and welcoming environment with trained staff on-hand constantly to take care of their daily needs. Read more about the K.D. Feddersen Foundation here.
Quality Assurance Comes First at Feddersen
We focus on quality products and services and always act in accordance with your needs. All Feddersen Group employees are committed to customer satisfaction. We offer extensive product and application expertise and the highest quality services, tailored to your needs and at the most competitive prices. Since the companies of the Feddersen Group are certified according to ISO 9001 (K.D. Feddersen Holding, K.D. Feddersen GmbH & Co. KG, K.D. Feddersen Ueberseegesellschaft mbH, AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, AF-COLOR, BIO-FED, PolyComp), ISO 14001 (AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, K.D. Feddersen GmbH & Co. KG, AF-COLOR), ISO 50001 (AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, AF-COLOR, BIO-FED, PolyComp) and TS 16949 (AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, K.D. Feddersen GmbH & Co. KG, PolyComp), our quality management consists of eight basic principles, ranging from customer orientation to continual improvement. The K.D. Feddersen Holding GmbH itself is certified according to the international QM standard DIN ISO 9001:
What Drives Us?
We still associate strongly with the values of our founder Karl Detlef Feddersen (born in 1891 in Ris, Denmark; passed away in 1958 in Hamburg, Germany) and, according to this tradition, see ourselves very much as a family company. K.D. Feddersen Foundation is the sole shareholder of K.D. Feddersen Holding GmbH, which operates an assisted-living facility in Hamburg. Much of our earnings go towards supporting the work of the K.D. Feddersen Foundation, an aspect of humanity that we also carry over to our daily contact with customers and suppliers, true to the motto of our company founder:
“Acting on behalf of people – acting through global trade”
Karl Detlef Feddersen
The Feddersen Group emerged from K.D. Feddersen & Co., a trading company for chemical products founded in 1949 by businessman and Hamburg native Karl Detlef Feddersen. Click here to find out more about our history.