Large FACC summer party
Around 3,500 employees and their families attended a large summer party on the company premises in Sankt Martin im Innkreis.
The FACC crew came together at a summer party to celebrate the great successes of the previous year. The plant expansion was inaugurated as part of an official ceremony.
CEO Robert Machtlinger proudly inaugurated the expanded production facilities in Plants 2 and 4 together with Upper Austria's State Governor Thomas Stelzer, the President of the Upper Austrian Economic Chamber (WKOÖ) Doris Hummer, numerous representatives from politics, business and industry as well as the aerospace group's partners and customers. The investment of EUR 36 million in around 6,400 m2 of additional production space constitutes the first phase of the strategic investment program, which will run in three phases and cost around EUR 100 million.
A clear commitment to the location Upper Austria
With these extensive investments in buildings, plants, research and product development, the company is actively preparing for the technological requirements of the future and is further strengthening its role as a leading technology group. Through an intelligent mix of current and future measures, FACC is significantly contributing to making the mobility of tomorrow lighter, more efficient, more comfortable and more environmentally friendly. FACC is also focusing on its vital role as a top employer and leading company in the region by keeping its sights set on the future. Over the next three years, up to 700 new jobs will be created in Upper Austria.
Thousands of employees joined in the celebrations
After the official opening ceremony, the FACC crew and their families enjoyed the variety of the summer celebrations. A colorful stage and supporting program entertained young and old alike. While daring members of the crew had the opportunity to experience an air show, a 60-metre skyview tower and bull riding, players competed for the first FACC Beach Volleyball Trophy at a beach volleyball tournament - cheered on and commented by World Cup presenter Florian Baumgartner. A bungee trampoline, an air slide, face-painting for children and a children's cinema provided plenty of fun for our young guests.
The Ö3 live band X-Dream and star DJ Eric Fischer created a great musical atmosphere. While brilliant sunshine provided for a perfect Ibiza flair, guests enjoyed cocktails from showbar mixers and culinary highlights such as hotdogs and burgers served by food trucks.