1945

1945

FELCO founded by Felix Flisch. A small workshop with four workers in it.

1946

1946

First exports of FELCO tools throughout the world.

1948

1948

Launch of the FELCO 2, the original.

1952

1952

Complete range of cable-cutters created, with an innovative feature: triangular cutting.

1966

1966

Release by FELCO of revolutionary ergonomic tools with rotating handles.

1970

1974

Release of FELCO 70, first pneumatic secateurs.

1978

1978

FELCO changes its statutes and becomes a limited company (familial shareholding).

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1989

From 1989

Development of the retailing network of FELCO; founding of several retailing subsidiaries: FELCO Belgium (Benelux), FELCO France, FELCO Australia, FELCO Deutschland, FELCO Africa, FELCO Canada and FELCO USA.

1991

1991

Launch of the FELCOtronic FELCO 80, first generation of electric pruning shears with electronic control.

1995

1995

50th anniversary of FELCO.

2003

2003

FELCO led by the third generation of directors. Laurent Perrin takes over from Eric Perrin, who headed the company from 1972 to 2002

2005

2005

60th anniversary of FELCO, which also wins the First Prize of the Swiss Venture Club

2011

2011

Christophe Nicolet, first non-family CEO at the head of the company.

FELCO powered by 100% renewable energy.

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2012

2012&2013

Release of a new generation of FELCOtronic: FELCO 820 & FELCO 801.

2014

2014

Partnership Agreement between FELCO, FELCO Motion, STIHL and VIKING.

2015

2015

Solar generation system with a 100kW capacity installed on the roof of FELCO. It covers 5% of the electricity requirements.

2016

2016

Release of a new FELCOtronic: FELCO 811.