Our company founder, DI Werner Lorenz, established business contacts with voestalpine Stahl GmbH and today’s Primetals GmbH very early on, where projects were discussed every week at the company headquarters in Linz.
Video conferencing or similar digital communication options had not yet been invented. Therefore, frequent car trips from Graz to Linz were on the agenda.
The only possible route to the Upper Austrian capital was the European Road (E5), which was known at the time as the “guest worker route”. Particularly on the Styrian section of the route, there were many serious accidents in the 1970s, in which Mr DI Lorenz sen. was fortunately never involved.
The contracts that were awarded in Linz at that time formed the foundation stone for our company’s success. The business relationships that DI Werner Lorenz was able to build up during this time continue to this day, even after 50 years.