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A long tradition of quality engineering

Founded in the year 1990 in the Upper Austrian town of Schwertberg, Schöfer has made a name for itself thanks to the continuous and forward-looking development of its strategies and capacities in the implementation of plastic solutions. On the basis of its years of experience and its know-how in the field of mould manufacture and plastics technology, the company today is a renowned producer of highly demanding plastic components and the required injection moulds. Schöfer meet the demands of tomorrow with continuous R&D and is dedicated to permanent improvements. Schöfer has at its disposal a state-of-the-art machinery park supplied by leading European manufacturers. Continuous investments in the latest equipment and technology underline the dynamic of the company in this challenging industrial segment. A key strength of Schöfer is its ability to develop individual solutions for the most complex applications. The knowledge and experience acquired from the implementation of hundreds of projects is applied to find the most efficient solutions for our customers. Our innovation capability in the development of creative solutions allows us to push the limits of what is possible – again and again. With its company headquarters based in Upper Austria, Schöfer is located near its main partners. In addition to numerous long-term customers, this also includes many companies with which we have intensive business relationships. Joint project activities with several companies even date back to the founding of Schöfer. We share a broad technological and marketing know-how, and we are proud of the partnership that we have with our customers that extends back for decades.

In August 2022, Dr. Markus Kopppe (Schöfer GmbH) and Lars Ulbricht (LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung/LEONHARD KURZ foundation) acquired the company management from DipI. Ing. Gerald Schöfer, who remains as a co-owner of the Schöfer company. Markus Koppe principally serves as the company’s technical manager, while Lars Ulbricht is chiefly active as the company’s commercial manager.

Dr. Markus Koppe
Schöfer GmbH

Lars Ulbricht

United we excel

A highly trained staff of more than 150 people work closely together in a family-team environment. A free and open exchange of acquired know-how and experience – also between departments – continually improves the level of competence of the entire company. This is complemented by regular training of all employees and apprentices to ensure a continuous high standard of excellence. The combination of the experience of older personnel with the innovative approach of younger employees fuels the development and implementation of new solutions that results in decisive benefits for our customers. Fast and flexible response is thus assured by a committed team of expert personnel. Our partners can count on our full support toward achieving their business goals. We are at your disposal when you need us, and we take the time that is necessary to ensure the successful project completion.

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