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Fill Machine Engineering Media Service July 2011


Industry / Mechanical Engineering / Employees / End of School


Children enthused by Fill´s End of School party


Sunshine and a good mood at Fill´s End of School party in Gurten, Austria. The employees´ children celebrated a raucous party featuring plenty of attractions.


On Friday 8 July 2011 - the day school reports were handed out, Fill Machine Engineering invited the employees´ children (from 4 to 14) to a raucous End of School party in Gurten, Upper Austria. Over 60 children took up the invitation and spent an afternoon with plenty of fun and games. "Now the holidays can start!" was the unanimous opinion of the youngsters.  


Gurten, Upper Austria, 11 July 2011 –   Fill Machine Engineering gave its employees´ children the perfect start to their holidays. On 8 July 2011 a noisy party was thrown on the Fill factory site in Gurten to celebrate the End of School. There was a small present for everyone with at least 5 A-grades in their reports. "We also wanted to show our employees´ offspring where Mom and Dad work. All the visitors were very interested in the child-oriented factory tour," enthused CEO Andreas Fill about the successful party.


Their own name badge and "Olympiad"

The children were allowed to turn a spinning top and create their own name badge on one of the machines. The highlights of the day were the go-kart race, the "Olympiad" complete with obstacle course, and the solving of technical problems. The young guests were looked after by teachers and students from the BAKIP (college for pre-school educational training) in Ried.


A perfect start to the holidays

"This was an excellent start to the summer holidays," was the unanimous verdict of both children and parents as they were invited to have something to eat in the company restaurant at around 5 pm. With sausages, ice cream and lots of fun, the exciting day for the kids was concluded in a relaxed atmosphere.


Corporate Data

Fill is a leading international machine and plant manufacturing company for diverse branches of industry. The family-owned business excels in the use of the latest technologies in management, communication, and production. Business operations encompass the fields of metal, plastics and wood for the automotive, aircraft, wind energy, sport and building industries The company is the global market leader in ski and snowboard production machines and aluminum core removal technology. Andreas Fill and Wolfgang Rathner are joint CEOs of the company founded in 1966 that is still completely family-owned. The company became a public limited company (GmbH) in 1987, was certified in accordance with ISO 9001 in 1997, and now has more than 470 employees.


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Huge interest amongst the young guests at the Fill end of School celebration. As well as loads of fun and games, there were also child-friendly factory tours where the kids could learn something about the high-tech firm.

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