JW Froehlich UK Ltd. was founded in 1975, with 25% of the shares held by Managing Director Colin Skinner. In the rented offices in Bowlers Croft, Basildon, assembly of the leak test equipment constructed in Leinfelden commenced and a dedicated design department was set up. In 1978, the company moved into larger premises on Repton Close.
In 1991, JW Froehlich acquired Skinner’s shares. The company moved into its own plant in Laindon in 1993 and the assembly areas and offices were extended in 2004. JW Froehlich UK Ltd. constructs, produces and sells the same products as JW Froehlich GmbH. Its key customers are Ford worldwide and JLR.