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History

1871

Yarn company founded in Zurich by Johann Jakob Frey.
 

1900

His son, Jakob Heinrich Frey, assumes control and develops the company into a leading business.
 

1950

Carl Weber & Co., Zurich, takes over the concern. Carl B. Weber becomes a partner (with unlimited liability).
 

1973

CWC Textil AG, Zurich, takes over the limited partnership of Carl Weber & Co. and forms a limited company.
 

1988

Taking over of all shares by the managing family Illi. Since then CWC Group is a family run enterprise.
 

2008

Foundation of CWC eco which is in charge with CWC's eco lines.