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Bonomi Group, leader in the industrial sector of hydraulics and heating specialized in the production of components for the regulation and interception of fluids and gases, announces the acquisition of 100 per cent of Fra.Bo S.p.A.

Fra.Bo, like Bonomi Group, is a company from Brescia, with a tradition in the production and a deep connection to its land. Fra.Bo S.p.A. was born in 1969 and in its 50 years of history, it has become a leading manufacturer of fittings made of copper, stainless steel, carbon steel, bronze and brass for plumbing and industrial installations.

Aldo Bonomi, Cavaliere del Lavoro, and his brother Carlo Bonomi, who lead Bonomi Group together, comment: “We are proud and happy about the acquisition of Fra.Bo company. It is a strong brand, which has a deep connection to its land, like us; it believes in our same values, made of dedication to work and advanced production processes.

With complementary products to those in our range, which are appreciated both in Italy and abroad, Fra.Bo means a synergy, which will benefit everyone. Our commitment will be oriented to growth, by preserving the identity of the brand and the product”.

After this acquisition, Bonomi Group’s turnover, together with its subsidiaries Rubinetterie Bresciane, Valpres, Valbia, Fra.Bo, Bonomi Deutschland, Bonomi North America, Bonomi UK, Bonomi Brasil, Bonomi China, Bonomi India e Bonomi Russia, is over € 180 million and 500 employees.

Company profile

FRA.BO S.p.A. was founded in 1969 and, in over 50 years of history, has established itself as one of the leading companies in the production of copper, bronze, stainless steel, carbon steel and brass fittings for plumbing and industrial systems.
FRA.BO offers a complete range of fittings to meet all the requirements in terms of joining techniques (press, endfeed, compression and threaded fittings), materials, shapes and compliance with reference standards.

Proof of Frabo’s know-how and innovation is, first and foremost, the series of copper and bronze press fittings FRABOPRESS. Launched on the market in 1999, it is the only press fittings line in the world with an O-Ring suitable both for gas and water. The O-Ring passed all European tests for water and gas pipes, obtained the CE marking and DVGW certification, which certifies its use for systems that carry both water and gas. This success allowed Frabo to start following the a path of growth and internationalization.

Thanks to ist long-term experience in the production of press fittings, FRA.BO is one of the very few companies on the market able to offer both M Profile and V Profile on copper, bronze, stainless steel and carbon steel.

Every product is carefully designed and protyped with the aid of CAD/CAM 3D systems, as well as the equipment required for its implementation. For FRA.BO quality includes many aspects: suppliers, materials, products, production process, logistics, after sales service. FRA.BO’s quality system is certified ISO 9001:2015. The products are approved and certified in all countries of destination and meet the most demanding safety standards and worksheets. The production is subjected to continous tests and inspections, both internal and by certification bodies.

Working with passion and making choices that enhance the human resources and innovation are the goals that guide us. Our philosophy is to find the appropriate solutions to improve and to relate with professionalism and expertise to all our stakeholders.

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