Haidlmair Group: Major Contract from the U.S.

Published: February 12, 2011; 14:34 · (Vindobona)

The medium-sized Austrian toolmaker Haidlmair has obtained a major contract from a U.S. logistics company.

Haidlmair Group: Major Contract from the U.S. / Picture: © Haidlmair

The Upper Austrian technology company is to supply 25 injection molds to a for confidentiality reasons unspecified U.S. logistics company within the next six months. The order is valued at € 10m.

Total Haidlmair Group orders amount to € 20m including this one, which is a record in its history. The greatest demand comes from the logistics sector.

A few million folding crates for shipping are to be manufactured with these molds. The customer is supposed to have already being ordering at Haidlmair for many years. The contract has been awarded because of "short delivery time and efficiency".

The Haidlmair Group consists of seven divisions, the tool division being the largest one. The company’s sales are € 60m, including € 30m of the tool division. 500 people are employed. Also supplied besides logistics firms, are companies in the beverage and automotive industries.