The stars of tomorrow at the “Walk of Fill”


At the “Walk of Fill - Season 2024”, young professionals celebrated the successful completion of their apprenticeship and the first step in their career.

Successes should be celebrated! On April 26, 2024, the Upper Austrian machine engineering company Fill honored the graduation of 22 young apprentices on a large stage and in the exclusive ambience of the Fill Future Dome. The families of the young skilled workers, around 130 people in total, were also in attendance. The official ceremony began with a video presentation featuring numerous memories from the apprenticeship period and a welcome from Managing Director Günter Redhammer, COO. The team of apprentice trainers then presented the Fill certificates. Special highlights included the breathtaking slackline show by Moritz Purer and the gala dinner served in the Future Dome. The evening ended with a great atmosphere and lots of fun at the bar.

Gurten, April 29, 2024 - “By successfully completing their apprenticeship, our young employees have taken the first step in their career at Fill. The “Walk of Fill” is an exclusive event for our junior employees, where we honor their great achievements in a festive setting,” says Philipp Heißbauer, Team Leader of Apprentice Training at Fill. In the relaxed atmosphere of the Future Dome, the young Fill stars enjoyed the “Walk of Fill - Season 2024” on April 26 together with their proud families, the management and the apprentice trainers.

Best development opportunities for talents of the future
Training young people has been extremely important at Fill since the company was founded 58 years ago. Many former apprentices now hold management positions in the company. Fill is currently training 88 apprentices, 20 of whom are women, in the professions of electrical engineering, mechatronics, mechanical engineering, machining technology, design, technical draughtsman, operational logistics, process technology, information technology and application development. In addition to excellent training courses using the latest technologies and one of the most modern training workshops, the company offers its employees a whole range of benefits outside of their day-to-day work, making Fill a sought-after employer in Upper Austria and beyond.

Getting children excited about technology
With the innovative “Next World Project” and the Future Lab, the “coolest knowledge factory for digital talents and innovative minds”, Fill has created a unique learning workshop for children and young people. The offering playfully awakens enthusiasm for digitalization, research, innovation, science and technology at an early age. At numerous events - such as the Long Night of Apprenticeships, school excursions, Girls' Day and career orientation days - Fill provides exciting insights into the company and shows those interested in technology the wide range of training and career opportunities in machine engineering.

Corporate Data
Fill is a leading international machine engineering company based in Gurten, Upper Austria. With sophisticated high-tech systems and custom manufacturing solutions for metal, plastics and wood, Fill makes its customers the best in their fields. The automotive, aviation, sports and building industries all benefit from Fill’s expertise. Since it was founded in 1966, the company has distinguished itself through enormous innovative strength, strong values and the best jobs. “If you are seeking the best solution, shape your future with Fill” is the guiding principle of the company’s more than 1,000 employees. “We are one!” is their vision and stands for togetherness not only with the team, but also with customers, suppliers and partners. The company is 100 percent family-owned and managed by Andreas Fill (CEO), Martin Reiter (CFO), Alois Wiesinger (CTO) and Günter Redhammer (COO). In 2023, Fill recorded sales of around 210 million euros.

With the “Walk of Fill - Season 2024”, Fill Machine Engineering celebrated the successful completion of apprenticeships by 22 young skilled workers in the exclusive ambience of the Fill Future Dome.

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