Company founder Franz Morat, Jr. quickly recognized the opportunities presented by new plastics technologies. With a strong sense of practicality, the courage to take risks, and an eagerness to listen to his employees’ concerns, he laid the cornerstone for the success now enjoyed by F. Morat.
Franz Morat jun.
Oskar Haberstroh sen.
At the time of incorporation, Oskar Haberstroh Sr. had already been a production engineer for 12 years, after which he spent 18 years as Managing Director for his grandfather’s company, Johann Morat & Söhne GmbH. In 1963, he and his cousin Franz Morat Jr. started the plastics injection molding company F. Morat & Co. GmbH. Oskar Haberstroh Sr. took over as Managing Director, a position he held until 1980, when he handed over his shares and position to his son Oskar Haberstroh Jr.