Austrian specialties

At the headquarters of the oldest company within the Winterthur Technology Group, founded in 1876 in Villach/Austria, approximately 360 employees develop and produce mainly large cut-off wheels for the steel industry. In addition, the plant with the group's highest capacity produces approximately 5,000 tons of high-tech grinding wheels per year on state-of-the-art machines and equipment.

The employees in Villach have worked hard to accumulate special know-how and assume a leading position in the world market in the segment of large cut-off wheels for the steel industry. With diameters of up to 2,000 millimetres, the world's largest cut-off wheels are produced in Villach, cutting e.g. slabs with the highest precision and in an environmental-friendly manner.

Apart from the production of cut-off wheels, the portfolio of products manufactured in Villach also focuses on the manufacturing of vitrified-bonded grinding wheels in the small to medium-size diameter range.