Plasser & Theurer: Facts and figures

  • Founded in 1953
  • Around 2,000 members of staff in Austria
  • Around 5,000 members of staff worldwide (at 19 partner firms throughout the world and in Austria)
  • Range of products: machines and systems for laying and installing, renewing and maintaining tracks and overhead lines
  • Since 1953, more than 16,700 heavy-duty machines have been supplied to 109 countries
  • Export rate of 93 %
  • Main factory in Linz 
  • Head office in Vienna
  • Service, repair and spare parts depots all over the world
  • Largest sale markets overall: Germany, USA, Great Britain, Japan, India, France, Austria, Brazil, Spain, Australia
  • Customers: railway operators, construction firms, urban transport authorities, industrial and mine railways
  • More than 2,000 active patents 
  • 12 international certificates/qualifications (e.g. ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 50001)