With an investment volume of around 16 million euros, a globlal meeting point for the world of mechatronics will be built at the company site in Gurten, Upper Austria, creating 150 new jobs at Fill. The groundbreaking ceremony for the advanced Customer and Innovation Center took place on 31 July 2014. It is being financed completely by the company´s own means.
"In order to meet the ever more stringent quality requirements of our customers around the world, we invest continuously in the infrastructure of our site in Gurten," reports Andreas Fill. Alongside 150 state-of-the-art workplaces, the Fill Customer and Innovation Center will be equipped with several training and conference rooms featuring the very latest media and communication technology. A particular highlight is the auditorium extending over two floors. International experts from the widest variety of industries will gather here for conferences and meetings. The interlinking of networks, innovation, and communication will take center stage. Lectures, training courses, and events will be held there.
Completion of the new Customer and Innovation Center is scheduled for June 2016, in time for the 50th anniversary of the founding of Fill Machine Engineering.