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  • "...to one day conquer the whole world with my products". Lothar von Faber turns this resolution into reality and systematically creates an international distribution network.

    The road to a global company

Conquering the global market

Sites all over the world: As early as the 19th century, A.W. Faber opens branches in the major trading centres. This means that the company is always close to the customer and ensures that it can develop its products in line with demand.

The "Faberhaus" building in Berlin

From 1871, Berlin is the capital of the German Empire. A.W. Faber opens a branch there in 1877 and opens an elegant business premises on the prominent Friedrichstraße in 1884. The "Faberhaus" building is completely destroyed in the 2nd World War.

Employees at the A.W. Faber business premises in London, 1877

In order to be present at the first World Exhibition in 1851, A.W. Faber opens a branch in London. The company's own business premises is built on Victoria Street in 1873. The capital of the British Empire is an important centre for overseas trade.

Managers and employees at the agency in St. Petersburg, 1877

A.W. Faber has had business relations with Russia since 1838. In 1874, the company opens an agency in St. Petersburg.

Employees at the agency in Vienna, 1877

The company supplies Austria and Hungary from the agency in Vienna founded in 1872.