Peter Lisec Passes Away
Peter Lisec, founder and owner of the global glass processing equipment supplier that bears his name, died August 17, 2009, at the age of 73. In a 48-year career, he built Peter Lisec GmbH from a one-man operation to an international group with more than 2,000 employees and more than 50 foreign branches.
Lisec continued to serve as chairman of the Austria-based company up to his very last day. Under his leadership and with the entrepreneurial spirit of an excellent technician, he led the company's efforts to develop a broad array of glass cutting and IG processing equipment "with innovations later defined as state-of-the-art in the world of flat glass," company officials state.