Fronius Inverters Brisbane
Günter Fronius: Shifting the Future
Fronius International is an Austrian company that specialises in inverters. You’ve probably come to our website for reviews and in further information about Fronius solar inverters, which is great, but Fronius is much more than that. To understand the product, we must first understand its maker.
Günter Fronius, the founder of the company was born in the Romanian city of Sibiu, also known in German as Hermannstadt with both names still being used for this city to this day. Mr Fronius attended Joseph-Haltrich-Lyzeum technical high school in Sighișoara, Romania followed by an electrical apprenticeship. Fascinated by technology, he then went to Wrocław University in Poland where he studied Engineering. At the time it was called Technische Hochschule Breslau and it was a German University.
Fronius was already aged 34 at the start of World War 2. Events in the war led him to Ukraine, Austria, then eventually back to Germany. By June 10 of 1945, he had started a new life in Austria and registered his company Fronius Elektrobau which was at the time working on electric radios and repairs. His niche eventually shifted to rechargeable batteries because the car batteries at the time did not charge themselves.
Sadly Günter passed in 2015 at the age of 107. With humble beginnings selling batteries, Fronius International is now a trusted name in many technological fields such as robotic welding and solar power.