Quality and value for generations

Wagner Machine Construction, a history of success from 1977 onwards

In 1977

The company was founded by Gerhard Wagner in Neuhaus am Klausenbach, Burgenland in South Eastern Austria. The traditional machinery construction is being extended to the promising construction and production of recycling machines.

In 1978

The first Wagner “disintegrator” for agroforestry for firewood production was constructed.

In 1985

The first quadruplex shaft shredder was built for agroforestry.

In 1989

The shredder construction series is extended, the first 2 shaft shredder for pre-shredding is delivered.

In 1992

The first Wagner single shaft shredder, WS 22, was launched. This was the start of the company’s success story, followed by many other innovative shredders.

In 1995

The first Burgenland Innovation Prize was awarded for the WS range; this was to be followed by others.

In 1997

The Innovation Prize for the bale breaker was conferred.

In 2002

The sole trader became a limited company, WAGNER’S Maschinenbau GmbH.

In 2005

We were awarded the Innovation Prize of the Region of Burgenland for the WRD range of tyre dismantlers.

In 2007

Jubilee Year celebrating the 60th birthday of Gerhard Wagner (founder of the business) and 30 years of the Wagner machine construction company.

In 2012

We are happy about the fourth Innovation Prize conferred by the Region Burgenland.

In 2014

We resumed production of the double shaft shredder production.

We keep extending and enhancing our worldwide network of sales partners.


“From the very beginning, the company was run by my father Gerhard Wagner, honorary counsellor of commerce, and it has been a family business. Along with my mother, my brother Alexander, and I have been active in the firm. Today we are proud of belonging to one of the most innovative companies in the recycling trade. Many happy customers and renowned reference projects all over Europe and overseas emphasize our long-term success.”

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