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How did industrial chains manufacturer FB Chain get its name?

Written by Peter Church on 14 May 2019

As FB Chain's UK Managing Director, it's fair to say I spend a lot of my time meeting and talking to new companies and contacts.

And one of the most frequent questions I get asked is: "What does the 'FB' in FB Chain actually stand for?"

To paint the full picture, we need to go back nearly 150 years to the Swedish city of Eskilstuna, or as it is known by its Swedish nickname, "Smedstaden" (Smith Town).

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