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Fill Media Service April 2010


Industry / Machine Engineering / Composites / Trade Fair


Premiere in Paris for Austrian machine engineering company

From the fiber to the finished component. Fill scores at the “JEC Composites Show 2010” in Paris with pioneering automation solutions for the composites sector.


Fill was present at the “JEC Composites Show 2010” international trade fair in Paris for the first time from 13th to 15th April, 2010 with innovative high-tech automation solutions for the composites sector. 30 years of success in the automation of composite production processes and the resulting innovativeness made a big impression on the visitors. As a leading special machine builder and system integrator for the automotive, energy, sport, aerospace, construction and housing industries, Fill develops the best solutions to be found on the international market – from the fiber to the finished component.


Paris / Gurten 19th April 2010 – As a leader in innovation, the Austrian machine engineering company presented the latest solutions from the fields of fiber & preforming, forming, machining and testing at the JEC Composite Show 2010 in Paris. “The first attendance at the JEC trade fair in Paris was very successful for us. Alongside the many positive discussions with our customers, there were also concrete project enquiries,” says CEO, Andreas Fill. Fill’s main focus is concentrated on innovative machines and systems for the production process. “Trade visitors to the JEC were able to see for themselves how compatible highly technical demands are with durability,” adds Wilhelm Rupertsberger, Manager of the PlasticsCompetenceCenter. The high-tech machine engineers are now establishing a new focus for research and development in the field of renewable energy. A topic of particular interest here is the production of rotor blades for wind generators.


Competence in composites

In the field of fibers and performing, fibers of a very wide range of materials together with the matrix form the basis for functional components. Fill has mastered the manipulation of both single rovings and large-area textiles (woven/knitted fabrics). The automation and linking of processes represents one of the company´s core areas of expertise. More than 1,500 mold carriers have left the Fill premises in recent years and are in successful operation around the world with satisfied customers. In the field of forming, the machine engineering experts support every customer-specific variant for the forming of a component. Individually tailored solutions guarantee the customer’s success.


Global market leader

As global market leader in the mechanical processing of skis and snowboards, Fill can draw on a wealth of experience and corresponding know-how. That is where the finishing touch is given to the products. Finally, Fill offers a perfect test system with the implementation of a wide range of testing methods, whether integrated into the process or stand-alone. Precision requires continuity. If you’re looking for the best solution, plan your future together with Fill.


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 technology and methods in management, communication, and production. Business operations encompass the fields of metal, plastics and wood for the automotive, wind energy, aerospace, 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 400 employees.


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FILL sustainable innovations at the "JEC Composites Show 2010" in Paris. 


(Photo:  Fill)



jec_messe_paris.jpg Photo - JEC Paris 2010
19.04.2010_en.doc FILL - JEC Paris 2010