In 2012 Frauscher opened the new shipyard in Ohlsdorf: twice as large as the older building in Moosham near Gmunden with a surface area of 3000 m2 it offers the possibility of building larger yachts and significantly raised the number of units built per year. In order to achieve this goal, it became necessary to significantly increase the number of qualified employees – Most come from the Salzkammergut region in Upper Austria, which is strongly shaped by handicrafts. But some also came to us from other countries and continents.
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The Frauscher Shipyard
With the construction of the new shipyard it was logistically and economically important to merge boat building, sales, marketing and controlling into one location. As a result, the processes, the internal communication, the working environment and ultimately the quality of the boat building were significantly improved. This gives employees more time to devote themselves to their great passion: the development and construction of exceptional boats. Continuous improvement of work processes and structures, lean systems, lots of fun at work, and an unconditional will to perfection developed the company into the “engineers of emotion”.
Frauscher impresses its clients for more than 90 years with innovative ideas, precise craftsmanship and a passion for the beautiful hours by the water in international premium boat building. Design and technological advances a success factor. Internationally esteemed design offices, together with our own design and construction team create an independent, new design language that is recognized worldwide. Frauscher has been building electric boats in serial production since 1955, built the world’s first sports boat with a hybrid engine in 2008 and finally in 2009 the world’s first fully certified boat powered by hydrogen energy. With a share of around 40% of all Frauscher boats sold in the last 5 years, electromobility is not just a dream for the future, it is a reality
The state-of-the-art paint shop was built soon after the new shipyard as a response to customers requesting more individualization. Depending on the type of boat and the color you want: Every boat is painted from the primer to the top coat in 11 layers with our master painter and his team working in the highest possible quality. Look for yourself…
Boat owners want the experience of a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere while on board. They want to have a good time with no cares, whether alone or with friends. The Frauscher team knows that, because that is exactly what they develop and build boats for.
When it comes to service, refitting or repairs, It’s good to know where you can go for reliable and professional servicing, refitting or repairs. A central concern of the Frauscher team is that you will have many years of enjoyment with your boat.
The repair service team is headed by the veteran head of production Friedrich Nöhammer. Why does the shipyard have its own repair service team? “On the one hand, these individual tasks can be carried out with more speed and focus, and on the other hand, it ensures the smooth, efficient production of new boats,” says Nöhammer. And further: “That is because we have been building boats for decades and are very familiar with all types of materials and drive systems, as well as technical developments.” In addition to repairs due to damage, refit work such as polishing, new upholstery or stainless steel fittings as well as painting in the shipyard’s own painting cabin on the hull and deck are also carried out.