Producer of aauxiliary equipment for plastics processing industry, Fasti has made basic changes in its structure with an eye on the future and to be prepared for the growing challenges in the market. Starting April 1, 2006 Bernhard Stipsits jr. (33) has been named managing director of Fasti. His responsibilities will include sales and marketing, product strategy and personnel. Founder Bernhard Stipsits sen. (63) as general manager of the company will be mainly responsible for financial and investment decision. Achim Vonderbank (47), until now regional sales manager, will take over the management of all sales. His main focus will be to intensify Fasti´s export business in Eastern Europe, in Russia and in Asia. Bernhard Stipsits jr. is confident that due to new developments and due to the lean structure of the company sales will grow and more personnel will be needed in the near future. For this year Fasti projects an increase in sales of around 10%.