Austria

AKKA Austria, your partner for innovative technologies

As a leading engineering and consulting service provider in the mobility sector, AKKA supports well-known manufacturers and suppliers in innovation, product development and operational support activities.  AKKA Technologies, Erlkönig, GIGATRONIK and MBtech have now been fully integrated to join forces as a leading, European engineering and consulting service provider under the common AKKA brand.

AKKA Austria combines its expertise as a strong and reliable partner for the industrial sectors and provides high-end engineering and consulting services to Austrian and international clients operating in the automotive, consumer goods and transportation sectors. AKKA Austria has its own in-house engineering center and is certified according to ISO 9001, 14001, 27001, and makes full use of its own dedicated quality control and assessments teams. We are member of the Automotive Cluster Austria and the Austrian Chamber of Commerce.

AKKA Austria is an active sponsor of the University of Applied Sciences FH JOANNEUM Graz racing team. In addition, we support selected projects at the Graz University of Technology, sponsor master theses and contribute guest lectures on relevant topics.

 

Key dates

— 2008

AKKA GmbH, engineering specialist in the automotive, aerospace, transport, energy and defence sectors, is founded in Germany.

— 2009

Octogon GmbH is integrated into the AKKA Group.

— 2011

Aeroconseil Germany GmbH is integrated into the subsidiary AKKA Octogon of the AKKA Group.

— 2012

AKKA acquires 65% of the former Daimler subsidiary MBtech, the provider of engineering and consulting services in the mobility sector with a focus on the automotive industry.

— 2014

Establishment of the AKKA Germany Business Unit, bringing together all legal entities within a single organisational framework under one management team. Integration of Auronik, an engineering specialist focusing on infotainment, online services and eMobility.

— 2015

Integration of AKKA RT, a specialist in the development of "light and vision" in the automotive sector and sound engineering

— 2017

Acquisition of the Gigatronik Group, a provider of development and consulting services for the electronics and IT industry

— 2018

Purchase of MBtech and completion of the rebranding and integration process of the units forming AKKA BU Germany

Growth Strategy

Artificial intelligence, big data and connectivity as well as virtual reality are technologies that greatly accelerate the transformation of entire industries and their product development cycles. In order for industrial companies to be able to successfully shape this change, AKKA continues to focus on supporting them with powerful innovation and implementation.

Management team

Régis Sandrin

CEO

Friedrich Nachtmann

COO

Michael Sinnl

Director Business Development

Oliver Hrazdera

Senior Manager & Site Manager Linz

‘’ We combine access to AKKA’s global offerings with a local focus on quality control and assessment. Our commitment to the Austrian market is reflected in our work with local universities and academic institutions, and our interest in drawing in and retaining the best local talent. ‘’

Régis Sandrin

CEO

Key projects

— Full service IT software development

Development of IT solutions to improve the development and quality assurance processes of a German automotive OEM.

— Full service electric prototype hardware development

Engineering of an electric hardware evaluation board for a leading truck equipment company, integrating a wide array of wireless communication technologies - combining remote communication with trucks, and internal data storage for predictive maintenance purposes.

— Smartphone application for machine to machine communication

Development of a world-leading smartphone tool for monitoring automotive functions in real-time, and supporting the development and testing process for new vehicle functions.

— Full service electric vehicle development

Development of a full functional electric powertrain for an e-scooter incorporating a motor controller, battery management and a vehicle interaction controller, as well as a smartphone application.

Our solutions

Automotive

Consulting

Digital

Aerospace

Top customers

AIRBUS
ALSTOM
AUDI
BMW
BOMBARDIER TRANSPORTATION
DAIMLER
MAGNA
PORSCHE
VOLKSWAGEN
AIRBUS
ALSTOM
AUDI
BMW
BOMBARDIER TRANSPORTATION
DAIMLER
MAGNA
PORSCHE
VOLKSWAGEN

Our locations

Graz:
Petersgasse 119, 8010 Graz, Austria
Tel.: +43 (316) 4788 00

Linz:
Kornstraße 4, 4060 Linz/Leonding, Austria
Tel.: +43 (316) 4788 00

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