Foundry since 1965
The company, which has nearly 300 employees, has just been taken over by a German group, Callista Private Equity, with financial support from the former shareholder.
The major modernisation plan undertaken since 2013 (120 million euros), including the installation of a new molding line, will thus continue. The new investment programme of more than €32 million includes changes to the melting process to make it more energy-efficient and flexible to produce new types of parts.
FDB will continue to supply high quality products to an international customer base and will diversify its production to serve new customers and open new markets.