Five brothers, Vittorino, Francesco, Giuseppe, Battista and Santo Bonetti, set up the company "Fonderia Fratelli Bonetti", starting the production of fittings and taps for heating and plumbing industries.
FRA.BO snc, FRAtelli BOnetti, is set up with its registered office in Bordolano (CR) and starts to enter the market selling its branded fittings, until then produced for third parties.
FRA.BO S.p.A is established. The company evolution focuses on the use of all the non ferrous metals for the production of fittings to be used for plumbing and sanitary installation. In just seven years from beginning, where only bronze solder fittings were produced, FRABO can also supply brass and copper fittings.
Thanks to the investiment in new production lines, FRABO stops importing copper end feed fittings.
The turning point year. The second generatio takes over the management. A new investment in the production line of Copper and Bronze Press fitting is completed. FRABOPRESS is proudly launched and it's a shake in the plumbing business: it is the only Press fittings line in the world with an O-Ring suitable both for Gas and Water.
FRABO's growth is constant and Bordolano site is too small. FRABO moves the warehouse, management, commercial and administrative offices in the new premises in Quinzano d'Oglio.
The new investment in carbon steel and stainless steel press fittings production line is completed. FRABOPRESS C-STEEL and FRABOPRESS 316 are launched on the market.
2009 - 2011
The catalogue offer is enlarged and a new range with solder inches fittings.
The production site of Bordolano is expanded with two new buildings and Bordolano becomes the heart of FRABO: production, raw materials warehouse, technical, quality and R&D departments.
Construction of a new building in Bordolano to strengthen the production of steel fittings.