Tecnologie FRB was founded in 1960 by Romano Franceschelli who, once a turner, then mechanical designer and at last a mechanical engineer, began his business manufacturing auto spares. Overcoming problems he faced when turning shafts of different dimensions and type were the incentive for research and development of equipment such as the live centre with load distribution and the face driver with a mechanical self compensating system of the driving pins. These products were so successful that they were patented, produced and marketed by the Tecnologie FRB Company. In the following years FRB expanded its range of new products. Including; face drivers and live centres for gear cutting and grinding, live centres for pipe grinding, and dead centres in hard metal. FRB has always worked hard to improve the standard and quality of its products and in the early eighties was recognised as a Market Leader in its sector.
Since 1960 Tecnologie FRB has designed, manufactured and marketed live centres and face drivers for turning, grinding and hobbing. Today in its plant in Sasso Marconi (Bologna), skilled staff work by means of a state of the art production system, thereby guaranteeing the highest quality products. Tecnologie FRB also works closely with leading international machine tools manufacturers and has won the trust of many high profile companies by offering its equipment and technical support to the optimization of turning and grinding cycles. Tecnologie FRB has invested heavily in Research & Development right from its inception, to ensure its products keep abreast of the latest technological advances and constantly improve their performance.