About Us


We are pioneers in the field, with over 3 decades of experience in the vacuum pressing and thermoforming sectors. We are proud to produce innovatively designed, solidly built and technically sophisticated top quality machines.

In order to guarantee direct contact with you, dedicating our expert knowledge to help and support you, we have made the decision to distribute the machines as well as to make them.


Lechenauer GmbH is a company with a long tradition in machine building, thermoforming/deep drawing and conveying solutions.

It has the infrastructure to continue the high standards of Universalformer machines and implement new ideas for the future. We will work directly with you to ensure your chosen machine continues to facilitate your company’s production needs well into the future.

It is, and always has been, our aim to support you as our client, to increase your company’s business and enhance your overall performance.

We are direct, honest and experienced.

Universalformers stands for the universal and far reaching visionary focus of our machines.


The Universalformers Team has decades of professional experience and extensive expertise in production technologies, material utilisation and adhesive application.

They are experts in the field of cabinet making, including furniture production, interior fit out, shop fitting and object refurbishing with the following materials: foils/films, plastics, solid surface materials, composites and prepregs.

Their range extends further to boat and shipbuilding, automotive, aerospace and special industrial applications and production processes.


We offer training courses either at your company or in-house at our factory, ensuring that you are totally confident with the use and operation of your purchased machine. This further guarantees that you understand the full potential of the machines production possibilities, making certain that the machine is utilised to its full extent.


Please contact us today!

We are delighted to offer our expertise, to talk about and to assess the feasibility of your projects. It is highly likely that we can find more areas of application, making our machines even more appealing for you!

Another opportunity to increase your company’s potential!



Universalformers – The Original from Austria!

Direct – Honest – Experienced




We can deliver all spare parts for Columbus machines until the manufacturing date 09/2020.