voestalpine Anarbeitung GmbH, part of the steel division at the stock market-listed company voestalpine AG, has secured a contract with Daimler Trucks regarding the production of axle components. The contract involves a three-figure million Euro trading volume and will last for several years.
After the completion of his degree at the Montanuniversität Leoben, Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Franz Kainersdorfer began his professional life as a university assistant at the Institut für Elektrotechnik (Department for Electrical Engineering, Austria). In 1996, the native Leobener transferred from the marketing department at Veitsch-Radex AG to voestalpine Schienen GmbH. Kainersdorfer, who is now 43, then held a string of leading positions in Controlling and Accounting at voestalpine Stahl Donawitz GmbH and then at voestalpine AG. In 2001, he took over the management of company development at voestalpine Bahnsysteme GmbH.
For the twenty-second time, the Austrian Maecenas Sponsoring Prize was awarded on Thursday, 25 November 2010. The unendowed prize is awarded in three categories by the Economic Initiatives for Art (Initiativen Wirtschaft für Kunst = IWK) committee in collaboration with the Austrian ORF television station.