IFE Aufbereitungstechnik

The orange way into the future.

Machine engineering without compromise

Vibroconveyor Technology. Screening Technology. Magnetic Technology.

Machines that reliably fulfill their purpose for many years – that‘s what IFE offers customers from a wide variety of industries. With commitment and decades of experience, IFE succeeds in finding individual, often unconventional solutions for the processing of nearly all kinds of bulk materials.

This wealth of experience from numerous applications is optimally used for our customers and is the driving force for constant product development.

115 Employees
1947 Founded
> 20 000 Machines produced
33 Representatives


All machines are adapted to the respective requirement by our design engineers and thus fit perfectly into any process.

From one source

Vibratory conveying, screening and magnetic technology - IFE is the only manufacturer to offer machines from all three areas and combines them into efficient overall solutions.


We have been supplying processing technology to a wide range of industries for over 70 years. This wealth of experience benefits all solutions and brings reliable and target-oriented results.


With our customers, suppliers, employees and other business partners, we maintain long-term relationships at eye level. A handshake still has a high value with us.

We are the only manufacturer to offer custom made machines from

Our values

Commitment and decades of experience - these success factors enable IFE to find individual, often unconventional solutions for customers from a wide range of industries. In doing so, we meet our customers at eye level and strive for sustainable relationships based on partnership.

A sustainable, partnership-based relationship with our customers, employees and other stakeholders is our greatest asset. Mutual trust and reliability characterize these relationships.

For more than 70 years we have been supplying machines for the processing of primary and secondary raw materials in a wide variety of industries worldwide. The central hub of our success are our employees, who collect and apply this know-how.

Thanks to our cross-sector, cross-process and cross-product knowledge that we have accumulated over the years, we can competently support our customers in their various material handling tasks.

Finding the best solution together every day is what drives us. In doing so, we do also come up with unconventional methods and draw our knowledge from a wide variety of industries and application areas.

Our machines and solutions make a significant contribution to the realization of a sustainable (circular) economy. IFE Material Handling is a provider of ideas, innovator, problem solver, efficiency optimizer and reliable production partner for its customers.

Helmut Tröbinger | Global Sales Director

Over 70 years of experience


Foundation of IFE as Institute for Technical Research and Development in Vienna.


Development of today’s headquarters and production site at Waidhofen/Ybbs.


The product range is extended by magnetic separators.


Knorr-Bremse Systems for Rail Vehicles, Munich, takes over 49% of the IFE shares.


The first eddy current separator is built.


The product range is extended by waste screens.


By a management buy-out the division “Aufbereitungstechnik” (bulk material handling) turns into the independent company IFE


The special waste screen IFE Variomat is developed.


The eddy current portfolio is significantly expanded.


With the AEROSELECTOR, IFE launches an absolute novelty for compost processing.

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