Our People

Wilfried Wimmler
Managing Director
Wilfried Wimmler was born in Austria in 1961. After completing his early education, he attended Engineering school in Graz. During the period 1980-82, Wilfried was employed by Bauer GmbH in Austria. His principal role there was in the drafting office where he obtained significant experience in irrigation process and pump design. In late 1982 he transferred to Netzsch where he obtained experience in water and wastewater treatment plants, filter presses, fine grinding mills and pumps. This entailed having a thorough understanding of various chemical and industrial process technologies. In 1991, Wilfried immigrated to Australia. During the following years he represented Netzsch in Australia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, specialising in filter presses to the mining industry. After a further 6 year period of equipment supply and consulting to the mining industry in Australia, Wilfried entered into a joint venture with ISHIGAKI Company Ltd to establish ISHIGAKI Oceania Pty Ltd in Perth, WA. He managed IOPL successfully for over 11 years.
He is now the Managing Director of Innovative Filtration Solutions.

Lukas Wimmler (currently overseas)
Project Engineering and Field Service
Lukas Wimmler was born in Austria, however, has lived most of his life in Australia. In 2015 he graduated from the University of Western Australia with a double Bachelor degree in Engineering (Chemical Process) and Science (Chemistry). Lukas specialises in the Screw Press technology after having written his Thesis on this technology and working directly with the manufacturer to improve their designs. Having been involved with Filtration technologies over the past 10 years, although being quite young, Lukas is very experienced in this industry ranging from chemical experience as well as project management. He is currently overseas working with the Screw Presses in Europe.