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STIWA Group

A success story

2022

  • 50 years STIWA
  • From a one-man business to an internationally successful group of companies

2021

  • Expansion of the site STIWA-USA to a full-fledged automation and service location / relocation to Fort Mill, S.C.

2020

  • 40 years of apprenticeship training in STIWA Group

2019

  • Walter and Herta Sticht were awarded with the Pegasus in Kristall for their lifework

2018

  • Expansion of the sites Attnang-Puchheim and Gampern

2018

  • Opening of the plant Nantong 2
  • more than 70 employees in China

2017

  • Foundation of the site STIWA Germany in Wilnsorf

2016

  • Foundation STIWA USA, North Carolina

2013

  • Foundation of the site STIWA Nantong Automation Machinery Production Co., Ltd. In Nantong/Shanghai (CHINA)
STIWA Vorstand mit Landeshauptmann

2012

  • STIWA celebrates 40-year anniversary with a 3-day event
Gebrüder Sticht

2011

  • Peter and Raphael Sticht take over management of the STIWA Holding GmbH together
Pegasus Bronze

2011

  • STIWA Holding GmbH wins Pegasus 2011 in bronze
  • APF production service GmbH is in second place at “Fabrik 2011 - the award for most efficient production”
  • STIWA apprentices get in first and third place at the apprenticeship award 2011
VW

2009

  • STIWA Group (APF) nominated as „TIER 1“- series supplier for VW

2005

  • New building amsec as software/event center at the Softwarepark Hagenberg

2003

  • Take-over and expansion of a tool manufacturing in Lambach (plant 5)

2002

  • Development of the new technology park in Gampern - construction of the production site

2002

  • Expansion of the STIWA main factory in Attnang
  • Construction of the new STIWA work 3 in Attnang

2000

  • Series start-up of the first automotive components
  • Development of the LTL system (flexible interlinked) based on CI-technology

1999

  • Conversion of the rigid interlinked system (LT-360S) to Ci-technology with Soft-PLC Beckhoff TwinCat

1998

  • Takeover of a former Glöckner-Möller plant in Schlangenbad: Birth of product development / series production in the STIWA Group

1993

  • Advancement of the rigid interlinked system (LT-360S) and changeover to central control Siemens S5
Softwarepark Meierhof

1992

  • Production site of the company AMS - Engineering in the new Softwarepark Hagenberg

1988

  • Development of the rigid interlinked system (LC-S) as an alternative to automatic rotary indexing machines
Arbeiter Hände schwarz weiß

1975

  • Reconstruction corporate building in Attnang
  • Foundation of the company AMS-engineering (general testing and control engineering)
Firmengründung in gemieteten Räumen

1972

  • Company foundation by Mister Walter Sticht
  • Production in rented premises