With his wife Maria and son Anton Wilhelm, Caspar Faber begins producing pencils in Stein near Nuremberg.
Caspar's son Anton Wilhelm acquires a plot of land on the edge of Stein. He expands the pencil workshop into a modern manufactory. The site remains the headquarters of the company to this day.
Despite the difficult economic times, Anton Wilhelm's son Georg Leonhard Faber manages to hold on to the factory. His wife Albertine actively supports him. The couple has three sons and two daughters.