Founded in New York by Monika & Bernard Schnacke to market Frieling’s German-made products, they relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1990. The company's stylish accessories pair well with many coffee, tea and espresso preparations. They offer well know international brands such as Cilio, Durgol and Swissgold. For 20 years, Cilio and Frieling have partnered to bring their high-quality table and home accessories to the US. Cilio is headquartered in the famous steel town of Solingen, Germany.