About us


M.Maurer is an international company based in Vienna's 7th district. The company is run by Kommerzialrat Konrad Maurer and his son Albert, the 6th generation to do so.

The company was founded in 1863 by Hans Maurer. 
The company name M. Maurer arose in 1884 from the name of Matthias Maurer, Konrad Maurer’s great-great-grandfather.

Today the family business combines
old-traditional with new-modern style.

Dedicated staff and their impressive workmanship produce innovative, high-quality products.

The main focus is on precise workmanship and high-quality products.

1863 Company founded as  M.Maurer by Hans Maurer in Vienna

1884 Mathias Maurer Kandlgasse 17, producer of foils, beads, braids, wires

1891-1893 Friedrich Maurer joins the company as an apprentice 

1895 Acquisition of the Adolf Altmann Passement Factory

1900 Construction of the company M.Maurer in the courtyard of Kandlgasse 20 and founded as OHG. - Gold wire and spinning business

Kandlgasse courtyard, 19th century

Kandlgasse, 19th century


1918 Friedrich Maurer Jr. joins the company

1929 World Economic Crisis - Difficult times for the company and its competitors

1932-33 Exhibition - Space and Fashion in the Austrian Museum of Art and Industry in Vienna

1939 Friedrich Maurer Sr. and Barbara Maurer withdraw from the company and hand over the executive Director aliquot shares to their children Friedrich and Barbara (Davies/Franz)

1945 the Maurer company has about 235 employees; extensions to product range, conversion to mechanical production

1958 Konrad Maurer joins the company as an apprentice

1959 Friedrich Maurer Sr. dies at the age of 94

1976 Friedrich Maurer Jr. hands over his shares to his son Konrad Maurer and his daughter Elisabeth Hummer

1977 Acquisition of Wawra H. & Co. (Nowosad & Posch) mech. rubber band weaving partnership. (Machinery, stock, customer base, know-how)

1980 Kommerzialrat Friedrich Maurer dies at the age of 85

1988 Acquisition of the Carl Sieder company

1993 Acquisition of the Passementerie Karl Höllt company (machinery, stock, customer base, know-how)

1995Purchase of the Karl Pollak Trimming production company and relocation to Kandlgasse 22, 1070 Vienna

2000 Acquisition of Lendvay Ges.m.b.H. & Co. KG, Textile section (machinery, stock, customer base, know-how)

2006 Purchase of Jos. Stefsky Posamentier-und Schnürwaren-Fabrik (machinery, stock, customer base, know-how)

2015 Albert, son of Konrad Maurer joins the company. In the years that follow, the business is further modernized

2017 The family business employs 27 people, 20 homeworkers and the team also includes two hearing-impaired colleagues, who were warmly welcomed into the company

The employees operate 100 machines every day. The company has a range of about 3000 items.

2018 Elisabeth Hummer withdraws from the company and hands over her shares to Konrad Maurer

2019 Albert Maurer is appointed Managing Partner

Albert and Konrad Maurer

We manufacture new collections on historical machinery to suit today’s tastes.

Konrad Maurer

born 27.11.1940

1976 onwards Managing Director of M.Maurer GmbH

1962 journeyman's examination 
Graduation in weaving, gold and silver passementerie, wire-pulling

1958 WU Vienna, Austria
Study: international trade

1958 High School Leaving Certificate (Matura) from Schotten Gymnasium Vienna, Austria; joins the family business



Albert Maurer

born 20.02.1983

2019 onwards Managing Director of M.Maurer GmbH

09/2011-06/2013International University of Monaco, Monaco
Degree: Master of Finance
Focus: Hedge Funds and Private Equity

09/2010-06/2011 Universita Ca'Foscari Venezia, Venice, Italy
Degree: Masters
Focus: Financial Engineering

09/2006-06/2010 University of Applied Sciences, Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Business
Focus: Business Consulting

09/1993-06/2003 De La Salle Gymnasium, Vienna, Austria
Graduation: High School Leaving Certificate (Matura)