Austrian Competences in Aeronautics Technology


Owner Horst Kahlbacher, Managing Directors Peter Berger and Georg Schreder sign on behalf of the company. His brother, Christian Kahlbacher, is the Manager of the Marketing. The company has about 100 employees in Kitzbühel (Tyrol) and Amstetten (Lower Austria).

Technologies and competences

The headquarters of Kahlbacher are located in Kitzbühel, Austria. The business areas include road maintenance technology and airport technology for summer and winter. Kahlbacher's technology, established in 1949, is with its outstanding and innovative quality more than just a word all over the world. Since 1995, we have been EN ISO 9001 certified. So a zero-defects philosophy is our goal.

Fields of Activity Research Development Production
Aircraft (complete)      
Aircraft structures and parts      
Cabin interiors and furnishing (incl. cargo hold)      
Materials and manufacturing technologies      
Cockpit equipment and aircraft electronics      
Air traffic infrastructure and air traffic control applications    
Ground test and training equipment      
Airport infrastructure      

Products and services in aviation

  • Snow ploughs VAMPIR 390, 470, 620, 690
  • KFS 1250 M2 Rotary snow-blower
  • KFS 170 M2 High-speed cutter-blower

Aviation standards and certifications

  • EN ISO 9001 and D IN 15085-2

Kahlbacher Machinery GmbH

St. Johanner Str. 48
6370 Kitzbühel, Austria
+43 5356 62511-0


Christine Lapper-Klingler

Economic data

Employees 50 - 250
Turnover > 10 M€
Export quota aviation 60 %
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Last update: 2016-11-24