Austrian Competences in Aeronautics Technology


SBI was founded with strong aspiration to develop high tech quality products. Its business ranges from thickness gauges for plastic foils and plates to plasma power sources and automated plasma welding systems. Since 2009 SBI is also busy as supplier for additive manufacturing key equipment. Since 2019 the product range also comprises AM-systems based on Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing (DED).

Technologies and competences

SBI's technologies and competencies are strongly bound to mechanical engineering, automation and special-purpose solutions for welding and additive manufacturing tasks. References can not only be found in the field of aerospace.

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

  • plasma power sources
  • wire and arc additive manufacturing systems for large metallic parts
  • automated plasma welding machineries for repair and overhauling
  • plasma welding accessories (torches, camera, quality management, etc)

SBI Produktion techn. Anlagen GmbH & Co KG

Kaplanstrasse 12
2020 Hollabrunn, Austria
+43 676 843684505


Mag. Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Hitzenberger

Economic data

Employees 50 - 250
Turnover 5 - 10 M€
Export quota aviation 40 %
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Last update: 2019-09-20