More than 370 jobs have been created since the company was established in 2004. 45% of those jobs were filled with people with disabilities. Today AfB operates in four European countries and continues to grow steadily.

To take a new road together

Initiative 500 gAG

Under the motto "Together We Are Strong", AfB with its subsidiaries - Mobiles Lernen GmbH and Social Lease GmbH - are the sturdy pillars that support the Initiative 500 non-profit gAG. Their common goal: to offer people with disabilities tasks and job prospects and in doing so create new opportunities for companies, our society and the environment.

AfB Facts


We employ more than 370 people, 45% of them with disabilities.


We pass along approx. 320,000 pieces of hardware every year.


We carry out about 3,500 hardware pick-ups per year in compliance with privacy regulations.

Our Managing Directors introduce themselves

Kurt Essler
Managing Director

As retired IT-Manager he was considerably involved in the construction of AfB in Austria. He and his executive Team are responsible for corporate sales and fabrication.

Paul Cvilak
Founder & Managing Director

The founder of AfB saw a very unique challenge in building a company in the IT business that can be competitive in the market and at the same time do something goods for our society. 

People at AfB

We asked: What motivates our Managing Directors at AfB?

"For me it is a special pleasure that I can continue to use my workforce for the benefit of our environment and our society at the end of my filled professional life. And it is very good to sense how much this activity is recognized by our economy and the public."

Kurt Essler,
Managing Director of AfB Austria

Our team takes care of all the daily work steps - from pick-up to re-marketing.

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What our employees say

"I love working here at the AfB shop. Talking to and consulting my customers requires a friendly demeanor and expertise. And here, my disability does not limit me in any way."

Philipp Nussdorfer, technology & processing


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