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We have renewed, changed and improved a great deal. But one thing has remained the same:
the creativity, the dedication and passion of our employees, who show day in day out that the industrial location of Upper Austria is successful all over the world.

Mobile switchgear E-house for power station canton Zürich

Temporary 24 kV switchgear for EKZ

A novelty for EKZ: high efficient conversions with a mobile switchgear!

The new EKZ module was delivered to the Duebendorf substation. It includes a 24kV switchgear with control and protection equipment and a station control system. The first mission for the module is the substation in Duebendorf. The module is located next to the substation building and replaces the medium-voltage system as a temporary solution for 18 months. The entire system in the building can be de-energized and the approximately 40-year-old switchgear can be replaced easily. Further use for this mobile solution is already planned.

Key data:
24 kV switchgear with 9 cubicles
Field of application of the module is within in the EKZ grid (slightly larger than the Kt. Zürich)
Maximum power to be transmitted: 40 MW

And our partner EKZ comments:

„EKZ: Simple, reliable and future-oriented!"

"As a co-designer of the energy supply of the future, we support our customers in their energy world: with 100 percent renewable energy, one of the lowest electricity prices in Switzerland and solutions for the future. We are one of the largest energy providers in Switzerland and supply electricity to nearly one million people. Our 1,400 employees engage in versatile energy solutions for homeowners and tenants, small to large companies and other Swiss energy suppliers. Our power grid comprises approximately 15,000 kilometers and with the availability of 99.997 percent is far above average.“

Vehicle handover to the municipality of Grieskirchen

Just in time before the onset of winter, we were allowed to hand over a new three-way tipper body to the municipality of Grieskirchen. The vehicle, a Renault Truck C430 was additionally equipped with a HIAB crane X-HiPro 142 E4 and a spreader mount for winter service.

We wish the maintenance team a safe use and a lot of fun with the new vehicle!

Vehicle handover to VA Erzberg GmbH

We were recently able to deliver a highly flexible and all-terrain service truck to VA Erzberg GmbH. The MAN TGS 33.420 6x6 BB is a perfect mobile workshop with a heated box body.

The autonomous service car is equipped with many extras, such as: diesel generator, compressor, steam jet, bottle battery and a grease gun. An ambient lighting is permanently installed and also a pneumatic extendable light pole is available.

The refueling system between cab and box body consists of six standing tanks with refueling hose and is as complete unit removable.

We wish the service team a lot of fun and safe use of this high-tech device!

Our christmas party 2018

Once again we have transformed one of our production halls for the Christmas party into a festival hall. We started at 12:00 a.m. the official part with a review of the successful year 2018.

This time our congratulations went to Mr. Andreas Mallinger, Mr. Thomas Peer and Mr. Gerald Schützenberger for their 25th employment anniversary.

We were very pleased that Mr. August Ennsfellner has been a valued colleague of the Gföllner team for 45 years - we congratulate you sincerely.

In 2018 Mr. Johannes Obwaller after 45 years of service, Franz Anzengruber after 41 years of service and Mr. Franz Eigl after 26 years of service have left to go into retirement and we also wanted to say thank you for all what you have done for us.

In the course of our suggestion system for improvements at Gföllner (VWG), we have awarded the best 5 proposals with EUR 1.000, - each. The best process improvement proposals came from: Martin Kutsmann, Günther Grillneder, Thomas Stockinger, Mario Keimelmaier and Wilfried Steiner - we would like to thank you for the excellent suggestions and like to congratulate.

And as well as at work, we all showed a lot of joy and endurance at the party...

Season´s greetings 2018

Dear business partners,

thank you sincerely for the dedicated cooperation in the past year. We wish you and your loved ones a blessed and merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

Again this year we served the radio station Ö3 with our containers for a Christmas donation campaign. Instead of providing small gifts for our business partners we donate 5,000 EUR for this campaign.

We would also like to inform you that our company will be closed for Christmas holidays from December 24th, 2018 until January 1st, 2019.

Vehicle handover Holter

The plumbing and heating wholesalers based in Wels strengthens its outstanding logistics and delivery service with a new Gföllner trailer train. The truck body was equipped with a Wingliner system for double-sided loading on the side and a loading dock wall.
The Gföllner trailer with a particularly low construction was designed as a 2-axle box trailer with rear doors.

We wish our customer and partner an accident-free ride and enjoy the new and very successful vehicle!

Mobile compensation system

We recently handed over a mobile compensation system to Siemens Erlangen. The system is operated in the USA and serves for grid stabilization and reactive current compensation. A special feature here is the mobile version. The end customer thus has the opportunity to stabilize the network in particularly polluted areas until other measures have been implemented.

The system consists of the vehicles SVC (compensator), throttle and AUX (control and auxiliary services).

Long Night of Research 2018

Is it possible to connect human, machine and music in virtual space?

The Landesmusikschule Peuerbach, the Blasmusikverband and the company Gföllner try to bring music, industry and a virtual world into harmony. An orchestra consisting of musicians, machines and robots will present their own composition.

The machines, which are firmly anchored in the production halls, are virtually complemented on stage and the robot orchestra is managed by the robot. The aim of the production is the musical representation of interactions between man, machine and a virtual reality.

What is real and what is virtual?

We show you our experiments in the field of virtual and augmented reality.

During a tour, we will present you with different ways in which "Virtual Reality" (VR) and "Augmented Reality" can be used in practice.

On the one hand, we try to visualize our products in the best possible way, but also to use these technologies in the design, production and operation of our products.

Can anyone serve a loading crane?

The example of a charging transceiver shows how to operate a loading crane by means of VR glasses. On our simulator you can try what it would be like to sit on a crane and load logs.

The special thing about it is that Virtual Reality (VR) glasses present a very real-looking environment.

This system will be installed in the truck cab in the future. This allows the driver to operate the crane without leaving the cab.

Season´s greetings 2017

Dear business partners,

thank you sincerely for the dedicated cooperation in the past year. We wish you and your loved ones a blessed and merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

Again this year we served the radio station Ö3 with our containers for a Christmas donation campaign. Instead of providing small gifts for our business partners we donate 5,000 EUR for this campaign.

We would also like to inform you that our company will be closed for Christmas holidays from December 26th, 2017 until January 1 st, 2018.