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About Us – Information about the company

From the beginning in 1991, when co-founder and current president Ryszard Florek began the production of roof windows in Poland, FAKRO has been and remains the most dynamic and fastest growing roof window manufacturer in the world. We aim to supply the highest quality products to satisfy the demands of our customers from all over the world by placing the highest priority on security, safety, and the environmental impact of our products.

Today, FAKRO’s international subsidiaries include trading in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, South Africa, and Australia. 



Ryszard Florek is co-founder and the current president of FAKRO and is acknowledged for launching the production of roof windows in Poland.


FAKRO co-founder and the current president is Ryszard Florek

Production of roof windows across the years


  • is a global player and leader in roof window manufacturing with approximately 15% global market share

  • is staffed by over 4000 employees

  • manufactures all over the world occupying over 270 thousand square meters of production and office space

  • 11 manufacturing companies all over the world

  • 17 FAKRO distribution companies (including the USA, Canada, England, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Holland, Italy, Hungary, Russia, Ukraine, China, Latvia, Australia, and South Africa)
  • has an extended distribution network in over 60 countries where there is a demand for roof windows

  • engages in modern research and development with over 100 product designers and engineers

  • holds many patents and patent pending solutions that make our consumers’ lives more comfortable

Product range

The continuing development of our products means expanding our line of roof windows and skylights to include:

  • wooden and PVC roof windows and skylights
  • flat-roof skylights
  • energy-efficient, thermo roof windows for passive homes
  • roof access (hatch) skylights
  • light tunnels
  • smoke ventilation


Our accessories and operating systems include:

  • internal and external blinds, internal and external roller shutters, and screens
  • automatic controls such as electrical- or solar-powered Z-wave Home Control
  • various flashings for different types of roofing materials
  • roofing membranes and underlays
  • installation accessories
  • solar collectors


Having launched a range of smart attic ladders several years ago, we now also specialize in attic access. Our line-up of smart attic ladders include:

  • three-section folding wooden and metal insulated and non-insulated versions
  • scissor metal attic ladders in insulated and fire-rated versions
  • suitable for tall ceiling heights, fire-rated, space-saving, and thermo-insulated versions



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