FAKRO company was established in the 1991 in Nowy Sacz, a very beautiful city situated 100km south of Krakow and about the same distance from the Polish Tatra Mountains.
The Company's roots however run much deeper. The idea of creating a company producing roof windows in Poland was first mooted over 25 years ago. FAKRO founder is Ryszard Florek – the current president of the company and joint owner, who in 1986 established a woodwork plant in his family town, Tymbark. The funds gained by selling different products made possible the preparation and professional production of roof windows which were developed in Nowy Sacz.
Nowadays FAKRO is one of the world’s leading producers with an estimated 15% global share of the roof window market and is the unquestioned leader of trade in Poland. FAKRO Group is made up of 12 manufacturing companies all over the world and 16 foreign subsidiaries. It currently employs more than 3,300 people.
The company offers a very extensive selection of roof windows together with a wide range of accessories and loft ladders. FAKRO products are sold in numerous countries in the world - in fact in every country where roof windows can be used.