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Fabreeka's brick-covered facility during wintertime in Dorchester, MA

A Trip Down Memory Lane: Fabreeka's First 100 Years

Much has changed over the last century. The sheer speed of human progress and innovation is enough to make your head spin, with advancements in areas like medicine, science, technology and engineering. Some of the greatest feats of mankind occurred in the last one hundred years with more exciting discoveries and milestones on the horizon.

Yet, no one entity is responsible for this rapid change. A multitude of great minds and companies came together to drive some of humanity's most impressive feats. To sustain such progress, everyone had to adapt. For Fabreeka, what started off as a conveyor belting company turned into an impressive portfolio of vibration and shock isolation solutions spanning across industries.

Since 1918, when six stakeholders founded the company on the premise of manufacturing conveyor belting, now Fabreeka is proud to boast a lineup stocked with milestones and growth. Here are some highlights: 

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Old school train

The History of Fabreeka and the Rail Industry

During the early 1930s, the idea for Fabreeka pads was conceived when Fabreeka Sales Manager William P. Brennan was asked by a friend of his in the railroad industry whether Fabreeka belting could reduce noise in passenger cars. Due to the noise generated by the steel wheels rolling on the steel rail, isolation was needed so passengers inside of the cars would not be bothered by the noise.

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