History of FabTech
We’re a team with deep roots in the O&P industry who pride ourselves on unrivaled customer service and support, no matter how long it takes.
Fabtech founded (in an actual garage!) with lean manufacturing background
Restech Epoxy system – Safe solutions, first company to focus on safer resins in the O&P industry
Orthotic and Prosthetic Technological Association Board.
Technician founded technical association for technician advocacy, education, and fraternity. Leading initiatives included the recognition of technicians as Certified individuals within the ABC (accomplished in 2014 with the creation of the credentials CTPO, CTP, CTO)
Moved to 4,500 sq ft building & implemented CADCAM Medico Carver
Bartlett Knee: Introduced first knee specifically designed for high sport activities.
AAOP Fabrication Sciences Society
As a leader in outsourced manufacturing, Fabtech members sit on board to create the AAOP Fabrication Sciences Society.
Wholesale operations expanded into representation of multiple lines
PLUSeries Adhesives introduced into O&P transforming the industry
Orthopartners partnership with EU distribution support in Europe
Synthex, safer solutions fiber introduced into O&P industry
Moved to new 9,500 sq ft building
ABC Technician Exam Team
As a leader in the field, Fabtech was asked to sit on the Technician Exam Team as a subject matter expert for determining requirements and questions for the Technician Exam.
ABC Central Fab Sub-Committee
As a leader in the outsourced manufacturing, Fabtech was asked to sit on the Subject Matter Expert committee for determining requirements for a Central Fabrication certification. Developing a program of best practice for Central Fabrication Services
Acknowledged as 150 most influential companies in O&P
PDE engineered modular spring technology introduced into O&P industry
Bounders pediatric dynamic elastomers introduced into O&P industry
Sponsorship of David Blair paralympic gold medalist - PDE
Restech+ Advanced Epoxy resin system introduced into O&P industry
Dave Hughes LCPO Fabtech founder recognized as practitioner of the year award from AAOP
Announcement of Streifeneder exclusive US distribution partnership
Acquired additional space of 2,500 sq ft