Osorno is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It began operation on September 1, 2000, building on the success of its predecessors. EURAM Innovative Technologies GmbH, was founded in 1985 in Germany by Dr. H. Peter Hombach and Mr. Walter Frechen. EURAM quickly established itself in North America, incorporating in the State of North Dakota. While the German division was taken over by a venture capital fund in 1989, the American division relocated to Canada in 1998, changing its name to Osorno in 2000. In 2010, Osorno celebrated 25 years of successful business in the field of leading-edge environmental technologies and process automation.