Austrian Competences in Aeronautics Technology

Schunk Hoffmann

Schunk Hoffmann Carbon Technology, a member of the Schunk Group, has over 900 employees located at sites in Austria, Hungary, and Japan. The company has well over 70 years’ worth of experience in the design and manufacture of lightweight graphite materials. Schunk Hoffmann specializes in the development and manufacture of carbon-based components mainly for the automotive and railway industries.

Technologies and competences

Schunk Hoffmann is a reliable partner with core competencies in the fields of materials R&D as well as product, process and application engineering. Due to the high degree of automation on production lines volumes in excess of millions are readily realised for carbon brushes, commutators, etc. A range of specialised equipment allows for the production of bespoke solutions in smaller volumes.

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

  • Lightweight metal matrix composites (thermal management materials)
  • Carbon and graphite-based components
  • Research on composite materials (latent heat storage, etc.)

Schunk Hoffmann Carbon Technology AG

Au 62
4822 Bad Goisern, Austria
+43 6135 400-351


Klaus Höll

Economic data

Employees > 250
Turnover > 10 M€
Export quota aviation 100 %
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Last update: 2017-01-23