We operate internationally and are a listed company with headquarters in Berlin (Germany) we are an expert in mail communication. With eleven subsidiaries in Germany, the USA, Canada, Great Britain, the Netherlands, France, Belgium, Italy, Austria, Sweden and Singapore, the company is represented in all important world markets. In addition, the FP group is represented worldwide by more than 80 dealers. Founded in 1923, Francotyp-Postalia can look back on 90 years of company history.


Introduction of the new franking system, PostBase. With it, the FP Group is the first to bring a product to the market that combines physical with electronic mail communication. At the same time, the FP subsidiary Mentana-Claimsoft is the first company in Germany to receive accreditation as a De-Mail provider.


Acquisition of Mentana-Claimsoft AG by Franco-Postalia Holding AG.

At the end of 2011, the FP Group obtains authorisation for the French market and can start selling MyMail in France, the largest European market for franking machines.


FP Group gains Web.de and gmx.de as partners for the on-line letter. Acquisition of the franking machine business from RICOH Sweden and formation of a Group-owned subsidiary in Sweden.


FP subsidiary freesort GmbH wins the prize as a barrier-free and disability-friendly company 2008.


Product introduction of the first franking machine, centormail, that can process true mixed mail.


Founding of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG and initial public offering on 30 November 2006. Acquisition of subsidiaries freesort GmbH and iab internet-access GmbH by Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG.


Sale of the Francotyp-Postalia group to Quadriga Capital and FP management by the Röchling Group.


First authorisation of a FRANKIT®-capable franking machine generation – MyMail, optimail and ultimail – and in doing so, fulfilment of the highest security standards.


Development and introduction of the new franking machine generation, MyMail, optimail and ultimail.


Founding of FP Direkt (telemarketing)


Francotyp-Postalia moves to Birkenwerder and consolidates all production and administrative areas in one location.


Introduction of the first fully electronic franking machine with thermotransfer print.


Take-over of the Bergmann-Group, and thus also Francotyp-Postalia, by Gebr. Röchling KG, Mannheim.


Founding of the holding company Francotyp-Postalia GmbH.


Takeover of Francotyp GmbH, Berlin and Postalia GmbH, Offenbach, by Bergmann AG, which belongs to the Siemens Group


The Anker-Werke, Bielefeld, acquire shares for Freistempler GmbH from Telefon und Normalzeit (T&N).


Founding of Freistempler GmbH, Frankfurt, which later became Postalia GmbH, by T&N.


Postfreistempler GmbH, Bielefeld, is renamed to Francotyp GmbH.


On 11 July 1923, founding of the sales company Postfreistempler GmbH, by Anker, Bafra and the Furtwängler clock factory.