As of March 2019, DI (FH) Rainer Weingraber, MBA, has taken over the management of Kottingbrunn, Austria-headquartered WITTMANN BATTENFELD, manufacturer of injection molding machines, robots and peripheral equipment for the plastics processing industry. Weingraber succeeds the company’s long-standing Managing Director and CEO, Mag. Georg Tinschert, who will retire at the end of March. Weingraber has many years of management experience in international companies, including DaimlerChrysler, Siemens, Magna and the Haas Group, where he worked as a managing director in Austria and other countries. Weingraber sees himself as an all-rounder with a high affinity for technology and mechanical engineering in particular. Dr. Werner Wittmann, Managing Partner of the WITTMANN Group, thanks Georg Tinschert for his years of service at the head of the company. For more information, visit