Eight roofing dealers from the Ruhr area decide to establish FDF on 1 January 1988.

  • A further five medium-sized specialist dealers become shareholders in the new cooperation.

    Hans-Günther Sauerhammer becomes managing director.

  • Start of the central settlement of all supplier claims. The FDF has 24 member companies.

  • The first issue of FDF DachNews is published. Since then this is dispatched three times annually in an edition of over 15.000 copies to roof craftsmen.

  • To the ten-year existence 32 partners with 63 locations belong to the FDF.

  • Hans Günther sour hammer hands over the responsibility as managing director age-conditionally to its successor Heinz Slink.

  • From 2003 to 2009, the FDF cooperates with three other building materials trade cooperatives in the Celo joint venture.

  • Launch of the cooperation-internal communication system CeCom.
    FDF now has 34 shareholders at 66 sites in Germany.

  • The FDF celebrates its 20th anniversary in Bocholt with over 300 guests. 38 shareholders at 73 locations belong to the community.

  • First orientation of the industry meeting 'FDF im Dialog' in Königswinter. The managing directors and responsible sales employees of the listed suppliers meet for an exchange of opinions and experiences with the FDF shareholders.

  • To further strengthen each other's market position, FDF and DBH Dämmstoffvertriebsgruppe GmbH become cooperation partners. This is a decisive advantage for FDF's insulation competence.

  • Polskie Hurtownie Dachowe becomes a cooperation partner. Cooperation with PHD's Polish roofing specialist dealers broadens the horizon.

  • FDF has 49 shareholders in the German-speaking region. The joint venture of FDF and DBH unites more than 90 specialist trade locations in Germany and Austria. More than 500 suppliers are listed partners.

  • In Vienna, a festive ceremony is held to mark the 30th anniversary of the FDF.