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Peter Hopfer

Managing Director

Peter Hopfer has been Managing Director of pewag Engineering since July 2023. His responsibilities include commercial and sales-related activities as well as the support of pewag Engineering's subsidiaries.

He looks back on a long professional career in national as well as international industrial companies, where he exclusively held positions with direct customer contact. As a sales and project management expert, it is of utmost importance to him to meet customers as partners and to develop joint solutions.

Markus Scheibner

Managing Director

DI Markus Scheibner joined pewag in 2016 and has been the managing director for pewag engineering since mid 2020. Innovative customer oriented solutions are one of the most important aspects of pewag engineering. Mr. Scheibner supports these efforts in order to be a long term, competent and reliable partner to our customers when it comes to solutions in the area of special machine construction, process technology and contract manufacturing.

Roman Angeleski


Mr. Angeleski is since March 2018 responsible for the controlling and project management at pewag engineering GmbH. Before he has been also in the controlling of a large corporate in the industry. 

Hermann Michelitsch

Project engineer

Hermann Michelitsch has been with pewag ever since 1986. He started out as a design engineer and today is senior project leader for sales and project management. His areas of responsibility include the management of the existing client base, the preparation of offers and quotes (including concept formulation in conjunction with the technical departments) as well as project handling (including the monitoring of costs and deadlines).

Gerhard Kroissenbrunner

Project engineer

Mr. Kroissenbrunner started his career at pewag engineering back in 1991, initially in the design department. In 1993, he moved to the customer service department, where today he is senior project manager. His tasks include the management of the existing client base, new customer acquisition as well as sales and contract handling.



Heribert Wolf

Head of Purchasing

Heribert Wolf started out as a chain welder with pewag austria in 1988. Following his move to pewag engineering in 1996, he held various positions within the company before moving to the purchasing department in 2006, where he has since taken over as head. His responsibilities include the ongoing development, management and assessment of our extensive network of suppliers and the optimisation of the purchasing structures for materials, goods and services, with a focus on project-specific additional purchases.

Chantal Eichenberger

Purchasing, controlling and project management

Since 2017 Chantal Eichenberger is a valuable support in the areas of purchasing, controlling and project management. Her activities include material and component procurement, evaluations for controlling and back office activities for project engineers.

Günter Krenn

Process planning, Head of Assembly and Mechanical Manufacturing

Günter Krenn started out as a fitting apprentice with pewag austria back in 1976, moved to pewag engineering in 1988 and finally to process planning in 1993. He later took over as head of the assembly groups. Today, his area of responsibility also includes mechanical manufacturing and he has been in charge of all aspects of the manufacturing process at the Kapfenberg site since 2015. 

Anton Maurer

Head of electrical preparation and production

Ever since the foundation of pewag engineering GmbH, Anton Maurer has been responsible for the planning, programming and commissioning of the electrical parts of special-purpose machines. He is head of the automation and electrical engineering department with 5 employees and is able to directly draw on his experience and technical competence for a wide range of projects.

Wolfgang Wolkner

Head of Process Planning

Wolfgang Wolkner started out as a fitting apprentice with pewag austria back in 1989. In 2006, he moved to the process planning department, where he took over as team leader in 2015. On the basis of his many years' experience in a wide range of areas, he also supports the purchasing department in make-or-buy decisions on top of his responsibilities as Head of Process Planning, and also promotes the ongoing improvement of our in-house ERP system as an SAP key user.

Werner Maurer

Head of Quality Assurance

Werner Maurer has been a pewag employee since 1977 and moved to pewag engineering in 1988. Today, he is responsible for quality assurance and complaints management. From 2006 until 2010, he also headed the assembly department. In 2010, he completed his training as European welding engineer and is the perfect contact for any welding-related queries. Energy and environmental management as well as health and safety are other core responsibilities within his position.