Product development

FBM is certified ISO 9001 and our engineering department consists in a team of foundry experts, equipped with cutting-edge software specifically adapted to our clients’ needs.

Software employed :

Our engineering department works primarily for the group, specialising in products for water draining and sanitation, telecommunication network access… Our engineers develop and enhance our SOVAL products range and have filed a number of increasingly-innovative patents, allowing us to build a significant presence in France and internationally.


We support our clients with our creativeness and design skills throughout their projects development, prioritising a “design to cost” approach. Our major strength in the water draining sector is our deep understanding of the applicable standards and calculation methods. We are not just experts – we also have the capability to propose bespoke product ranges.

In some technically high-demanding sectors our engineers are available to assist clients with both technology transfer and products innovation, while keeping the focus on cost optimisation.

Example : Grating range

In case of more specific technical demands, FBM will collaborate with external engineering experts, that allows us to offer furthermore innovative solutions.


Example : Project achieved working with CTIF

Cast Iron Tram Bogie Chassis