On 11.11.1980, nine companies from eight countries met in Amsterdam to establish the Frankfurt-based association. The founding president was Robert Fleet (Great Britain) whilst Dr. Karl Pracht (Germany) assumed the role of managing director.
Since its foundation, the EDFA has experienced rapid growth. The nine original members have given way to over 90 in 2014, and the eight countries have increased to 23.
We introduce ourselves on the following pages.