About FMW

FMW is the Austrian engineering company specialized in handling systems for the pulp, paper, energy, chipboard and recycling industry. We provide the full spectrum from consulting, design, project execution to after sales services. We engineer your progress.

Our mission

Art machinery – creating industrial solutions

We understand ourselves as technological creators. We find engineered solutions, which fuse our know-how and creativity with the specific requirements and goals of our customers – for the purpose of enhancing their sustainable progress.

Stacker of a FMW Blended-Bed-Stacker/Reclaimer for automatically storing wood chips on a wood yard
FMW Air Belt Conveyor in FMW History

Our vision

FMW – your first and only choice for your industrial challenges

Our vision is that there is No alternative to our solutions. Simply because we deliver the best solutions for our customers – the best solutions in terms of technological advancement, precise customization and first-class services. Our position as the global market leader for stacker/ reclaimers in the pulp and paper industry shows the determination of our vision. It is the same determination that drives us to become market leader in all our fields of competence.

Our values

Innovation leadership

We live our company slogan Engineers of progress. In our research center and in close cooperation with our industry partners we create technological leadership. We are renowned for always thinking out of the box and pursuing a creative approach to bring extraordinary results to life that set new industry standards with real added value to our customers.

Sustainable profitability

As the economically oriented company we are, we strive for long-lasting success. That‘s why for us every aspect of success has to be built on solid grounds. Our drive for sustainable profitability is based on our uncompromising demand for best people, best product quality, best services, best technology and best partnerships paired with operational and organizational excellence.

Professional responsibility

We take our role as an industrial company more than serious. Being aware that our products are operated by people, safety and functional reliability have top priority for us. In addition, the environment deserves our full attention. Ongoing innovations for conserving resources as well as our involvment in the recycling industry are our active contribution to environmental protection.

Long-term partnership

Our progress is our partners‘ progress – and vice versa. We believe in strong, fertile partnership and common growth. Whether customers or industry partners, FMW stands for the highest degree of business integrity and reliability. We convince through our highly flexible and fast acting way of working. Our many years of close relationships, which extend from the first meeting over productive execution to attentive aftermarket services, are proof of our mindset.

Management team

The management team shows more than 25 years of experience in the paper industry as well as experience in different industries and abroad

Felix Sorger

Managing Director

  • Born 1980, Technical University Vienna, MBA IMD Lausanne
  • Joined FMW in 2018
  • 10 years experience in automotive industry in Europe, China and US
  • Since April 2018 Managing Director (responsible for Business Development, R&D, HR, Finance and Aftersales Services)
FMW Felix Sorger ©David Schreiber
FMW Martin Größ ©David Schreiber

Martin Größ

Managing Director

  • Born 1966, Technical College for Engineering in St. Pölten
  • Joined FMW in 1990
  • 2008 – 2015 Head of Sales
  • Since January 2016 Managing Director (responsible for Sales & Marketing and Purchasing Activities)

Franz Zeilinger

Managing Director

  • Born 1973, Technical College for Engineering in St. Pölten
  • Joined FMW in 1993
  • 2013 – 2015 Head of Projects
  • Since January 2016 Managing Director (responsible for Project Management and Execution, Production and Assembly)
FMW Management Team Franz Zeilinger ©David Schreiber
FWM Employees Foto

Work with us!

„We are Engineers of Progress,“ and we invite you to be a part of this journey. Explore our job openings, and together, let’s write the next exciting chapter in our history – fueled by passion, teamwork, and, of course, a freshly brewed coffee. Your opportunity awaits – join us, and let’s push the boundaries of progress together! 😊