Pil Bowling Supply & Installation (PBSI -formerly Filipinas Bowling Corporation) was established in the early 1970’s for the purpose of selling, installing and maintaining Bowling Lanes, Machines and Equipments. The technology was brought by it’s Founder and President –FRANCISCO Y. CATIBAYAN (FYC) to the Philippines. In the 1960’s, FYC worked for D.F. Fischer and Sons in Japan and as an agent of AMF Bowling Lanes and Machines. There, FYC learned the Technology of Bowling. Upon returning to the Philippines, FYC founded and established PBSI. The first project of PBSI was an Eight (8) Lane Bowling Center in The Island Cove (formerly Covelandia) in Kawit, Cavite. Another local customer is the Iglesia Ni Cristo in Commonwealth Avenue. PBSI installed a 16 Bowling Center at the Iglesia Ni Cristo in the 1980’s There was no stopping FBC after the first customer. PBSI had installed hundreds of bowling lanes in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. PBSI had installed Fifteen Bowling Centers in Metro Manila alone; 47 Bowling Centers in Luzon; 10 Bowling Centers in the Visayas and 15 Bowling Centers in Mindanao. PBSI had installed the most number of Bowling Centers in the Philippines. Please see list of satisfied customers in the Company Brochure.
The sons also rise. The company is now being managed by Chairman Francisco G. Catibayan III and President Lauro G. Catibayan.