Filli Stahl - Competence through experience
Subsequent to more than 100 years’ existence of the company Filli & Co, purchase of the enterprise by Mr. Hanns Schell, majority shareholder of the Odoerfer company group. On June 1st, 1988 the company Filli Stahlhandels Ges.m.b.H. was founded with 31 employees, with Mr. Alois Kropfitsch as Managing Director.
Purchase of approx. 10,000 m² of real estate for the scheduled further development of the enterprise.
Foundation of the branch in Graz, in order to get closer to the Styrian customers in the field of plumber’s products.
Decision to intensify activities on the South-East-European market, and foundation of the Filli-Stahl d.o.o. Zagreb.
Erection of a 5,000 m² hall for plumber’s products, which was finished in 1997; at the same time, this hall was conceived as a service center for laser cuttings, therefore purchase of the first Trumpf laser system.
Acquisition and putting into operation of the 1st pipe laser cutting installation.
In order to comply with the requirements of modern steel trade, a high-rise warehouse for rod-materials and pipes with a capacity of 2,000 cassettes was purchased, and a hall with a size of approx. 2,000 m² was built up.
Renewal of crane logistics (magnet cranes from Voith) in the existing halls; furthermore putting into operation of 2 SAB fuel installations; putting into operation of the 2nd pipe laser cutting installation from Trumpf.
Purchase of the VOEST area at Klagenfurt, and enlargement into a storage and logistics center for the field of Dachprofi. Putting into operation of an automatic decoiling installation from the Stam company. Foundation of the Filli d.o.o. Laibach / SLO, in 2007 foundation of the Wels branch. Purchase of a Viennese specialist dealer of metal and plumber’s products as well as taking over representation of VMZINC in Austria.
New construction of sales area and extension of the warehouse with a high-rise warehouse at the Vienna branch.
Purchase of the former Hoesch Bausysteme hall at Scheifling, build-up of a Filli Stahl Dachprofi production site with an area of approx. 6,000 m².