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WINTERSTEIGER in fast motion

WINTERSTEIGER AG is an Upper Austrian machine building specialist and has focused on niche markets since its foundation in 1953. WINTERSTEIGER is the world market leader in its SEEDMECH, SPORTS and WOODTECH business fields.

2015

Acquisition of PAUL ERNST Maschinenfabrik GmbH

2014

Product innovation: Omega - Flexible grinding stone/belt grinding machine for skis, snowboards

2013

Acquisition of HOTRONIC

2013

Groundbreaking for the new KOHLER company building in Lahr with an investment of around 14 million euro

2013

WINTERSTEIGER celebrates its 60th anniversary and occupies around 850 employees

2012

WINTERSTEIGER acquires majority share of VAP Automation GmbH

2012

Expansion at the headquarters in Ried: Additional 1000 m² of production and 1600 m² of office space

2012

Product innovation: Mercury - automated ski and snowboard tuning center

2011

WINTERSTEIGER acquires majority share of BootDoc

2011

WINTERSTEIGER acquires majority share of Kohler Maschinenbau GmbH

2010

Award in the category "more than 100 employees" at the "Best Business Award for Sustainable Management"

2009

Product innovations: thin-cutting saw blades with 0.7 mm cutting kerf

2008

Subsidiary in Brazil and Moscow

2007

Acquisition of the rental software supplier SRC, Vorarlberg/AUSTIRA

2007

Implementation of the new Corporate Design

2006

Building of a sales and service subsidiary in St. Hélène du Lac, France and in Salt Lake City, USA

2006

Completion of the new saw factory in Arnstadt, Thuringia

2006

Subsidiary in China

2005

WINTERSTEIGER continued to increase its market shares and is the clear world market leader in each of its three fields of business

2004

Subsidiary in Singapur

2004

Acquisition of the BANHOLZER GmbH, Germany

2003

 

 

 

 

 

2002

Subsidiary in Switzerland

2002

Acquisition of the company SKI2, France

2002

New exhibition hall with more than 600 m²

2000

Acquisition of the company Grindrite, USA

2000

Subsidiary in Italy

2000

Development of computer-controlled precision stone grinding machines for professional racing: micro NC

1999

Acquisition of the company HEGE, Germany

1999

Acquisition of the company SKID, France

1998

WINTERSTEIGER becomes the exclusive machine supplier to the Austrian Ski Federation (ÖSV)

1994

Subsidiary in Canada

1991

Founding of the Division Engineering: The thin-cutting frame saw was upgraded for high quality wood thin section

1986

Subsidiary in the USA

1986

Subsidiary in France

1985

The first stone grinding machines in the micro series marked our breakthrough as the world leader in ski services

1983

WINTERSTEIGER receives a world wide patent for the precision spaced planter

1978

Subsidiary in Germany

1978

Switch from ski production machines to ski service machines and the beginning of marketing these worldwide

1976

Construction of an office block and several production buildings

1970

Development of a wood thin cutting frame saw for ski production

1965

Move into the newly works site in Dimmelstraße (today's current site)

1963

WINTERSTEIGER construct the first ski production machines for Fischer: Copying milling machines, bonding machines and dovetail plants

1960

The first plot combine harvester produced in volume production

1958

Move into the new company site in the Froschaugasse in Ried im Innkreis

1954

 

 

 

1953

Founding of the company WALTER & WINTERSTEIGER in Obernberg/Inn