Ernst and Eduard take over the cider mill

Rauch establishes the "management team" principle

The "Gebr. Rauch" embroidery had for several years been going as badly as the cider mill was developing splendidly, thanks to fresh juice. The entire textile industry was suffering in the economic crisis. That's why Eduard, who was supposed to take over the embroidery, became more and more involved in the juicing business - there was enough to do here. The "Gebr. Rauch" embroidery was liquidated over this time, the machines scrapped.

As a team, the two brothers demonstrated great entrepreneurial skill. Franz Josef recognized this and changed his plans: he handed over the juicing business to both sons. With a contract dated 15.2.1933 they bought the company for 166,000 Schilling. That was a lot of money. In 1930, the average monthly salary in Austria was 310 Schilling.

Painting of Eduard & Ernst
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