Voith in St. Pölten
For many years, Voith has been providing innovative solutions and services for customers in the public transport and transportation sectors. In St. Pölten, Voith develops customized technologies for e-mobility on road and rail and supplies components and drive systems for rail traffic, such as traction converters, wheelset and turbo transmissions, cooling systems, as well as converters, automatic transmissions and retarders for road traffic. Voith Turbo Austria supplies numerous regional and international companies in both domestic and global markets. Voith components can be found, for example, in trams and city buses in Vienna and Innsbruck as well as in rail vehicles of Austrian and German railways.
Voith established its first foreign subsidiary at St. Pölten in Lower Austria in 1903. Initially, large grinding machines, turbines, and paper machines were manufactured in the same way as at the headquarters in Heidenheim before the production of hydrodynamic transmissions for land vehicles began in 1932. Today the divisions Voith Turbo und Voith Hydro operate in St. Pölten.