2012 Export Winners Series:
AMO Automatisierung Messtechnik Optik GmbH
Since 1994 the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth have been awarding "Export prizes" to Austrian companies for their exceptional success on international markets. This year the prize in the Crafts and Trades category went to AMO Automatisierung Messtechnik Optik GmbH.
The company has its headquarters in St. Peter am Hart (Upper Austria) and is a specialist in the field of linear and angular measuring systems. It produces machinery which is highly precise and extremely robust, while allowing minute measurements as small as 0.0001 millimetres.
The precision systems from AMO GmbH are used in CNC machine tools, sheet metal processing tools, large-scale printers, equipment for the semiconductor industry, antenna installation and medical technology. The company is one of the world’s market leaders in angular measuring systems for computer tomography.
AMO GmbH’s sales have risen by 250% since 2009. The most important export markets currently include Germany, Italy, Canada, South Korea, the USA and Switzerland. Exports account for over 90% of revenue.