Our History

1962

After his graduation from famous woodworking school in Hallstatt Josef Wellinger started his self-employment and founden the company JOWE.

1964

First automatic tools for dowel pins production have been set up. The qualiy of first dowel pins produced automatically was proven by the Austrian customers very quickly.

1966-1990

New storage silo, drying chambers and warehouse spaces have been built, th production has been expanded by new machines. 

1991-2001

Monika (former owner) and Helmut (CEO) Jungwirth took over the management of the company and started the production of round bars.  Production and warehouse areas have been additionally extended. 

2001-2014

Florian Jungwirth joined the company and initated a range of changes. A number of new products have been added to the production and wholesale program.

Due to strong export sales (in over 30 countries) we reached the turnover growth by 70%.

2007 Helmut Jungwirth had to leave the company due to health reasons, Florian Jungwirth took over the management of the company as CEO.

2015-till today

Florian Jungwirth took over the ownership of the company in third generation. New facilities have been built: warehouse and production area of over 400 m2, new office and reception areas.