Category Archives: Austria

Press Releases & News from Austria distributed via EuropaWire

Vienna Insurance Group launches comprehensive digitalisation project to be implemented within the Group

Launch of Genesis digitalisation project VIENNA, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Polish VIG Group company Compensa has launched the most comprehensive digitalisation project to be implemented within the Group. The total investment amount is around EUR 25 million and Vienna Insurance … Read the full press release

OSCE Holds Interactive Training Seminar for Practicing Journalists and Journalism Students

VIENNA, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The OSCE Office in Tajikistan’s Rule of Law and Media units held an interactive training seminar for 18 journalism professionals and aspiring professionals in the Varzob region outside of Dushanbe, on 8 and 9 June … Read the full press release

OSCE Head of Mission to Skopje Suomalainen Offers Reform Process Support to to New Prime Minister

SKOPJE, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Head of the OSCE Mission to Skopje Nina Suomalainen met today in Skopje with the newly elected Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and congratulated on his election as the Prime Minister. “I welcome the intention … Read the full press release

OSCE’s Role in Migration Governance Discussed During the Organization’s Turkmenistan Event

VIENNA, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Representatives of government institutions and public organizations discussed topical issues of migration and the role of the OSCE in migration governance at an OSCE-organized roundtable discussion that took place in Ashgabat on 9 June 2017. The … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Second Tissue Machine Supplied To Hebei Yihoucheng, China Starts Up Successfully

GRAZ, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the second tissue machine supplied to Hebei Yihoucheng, China. The PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine has a design speed of 1,650 m/min and a width of 2.85 m. The … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group recognised 217 long-serving employees during jubilee celebration

Recognition of 217 employees with 4,080 years of company service Celebration for all long-serving employees at headquarters Dornbirn Dornbirn, Austria, 31-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As a way of thanking all long-serving employees who have spent a total of 4,080 years working … Read the full press release

Borealis selects Taylorsville, North Carolina to build dedicated automotive polypropylene compounding plant

VIENNA, 29-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, has decided to build a dedicated automotive polypropylene (PP) compounding plant in Taylorsville, Alexander County, North Carolina. This decision demonstrates the … Read the full press release

Kapsch CarrierCom will showcase at the International Union of Railways (UIC) in Paris, May 17 – 18

Railway operators are preparing for the shift from GSM-R to a future wireless standard of radio infrastructure. Kapsch CarrierCom is the perfect partner for a seamless migration as the company will showcase at the conference of the International Union of … Read the full press release

OSCE: four-day seminar in Tajikistan on explosive hazards training management

VIENNA, 15-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A four-day seminar organized by the OSCE Office in Tajikistan on explosive hazards training management concluded at the Office’s premises in Dushanbe on 13 May 2017. Twelve training managers and instructors working in explosive hazards … Read the full press release

voestalpine to invest EUR 40 million in high-tech forging line for the production of high-quality pre-materials for aircraft components

LINZ, 10-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As one of the world’s leading suppliers to the aerospace industry, voestalpine is consistently driving its growth in this technologically sophisticated future market. As recently as last December the Group agreed on a major EUR 40 million investment … Read the full press release

Austria’s number one tennis player Dominic Thiem presented as new brand ambassador of UniCredit Bank Austria

The shooting star of the tennis world and top 10 ATP player perfectly embodies next generation banking at UniCredit Bank Austria Austria’s number one tennis player with international mass appeal is a long-standing loyal customer and has been relying on … Read the full press release

Lenzing Group’s Management Board expands with new CTO position

Heiko Arnold commenced working as the new Chief Technology Officer of the Lenzing Group on May 1, 2017. LENZING, 08-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Management Board of the globally leading producer of botanic cellulose fibers led by Chief Executive Officer Stefan … Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines appoints Andreas Zerlauth as Head of Controlling

Zerlauth leaves Eurowings for Austrian Airlines The business administration graduate from Vorarlberg starts work in September VIENNA, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As of September 2017, Andreas Zerlauth, age 46, will manage the controlling activities of Austrian Airlines in his new position … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ SEPARATION launches “air-over-oil” filter presses that require no power connection

GRAZ, 03-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ SEPARATION, part of international technology group ANDRITZ, has developed a new, innovative product series of filter presses. The SP series is a so-called “air-over-oil” filter press driven exclusively by compressed air – a power … Read the full press release

STRABAG to build art storage facility as part of the Liget Budapest Project

Part of Liget Budapest Project Five buildings with total space of 37,000 m² Contract value: approx. € 39 million BUDAPEST, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European construction group STRABAG has been awarded the contract to build an art storage facility … Read the full press release

STRABAG selected to build 202 turnkey luxury residential units in Moscow

202 residential units in the centre of Moscow Scheduled completion in mid-2019 MOSCOW, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European construction group STRABAG has been hired by AO Don-Stroy Invest – one of Moscow’s leading real estate developers for luxury apartments – … Read the full press release

Stoxx Benchmark Announces Composition of their Indices

Frankfurt am Main, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business, and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, today announced the new composition of STOXX Benchmarks and their sub and sector indices, … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom to help Port Authority of New York and New Jersey better manage its critical transportation-related assets

8.8 million USD contract follows successful collaboration and consists of a four-year base term with two additional one-year optional support periods VIENNA, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kapsch TrafficCom AG (ISIN AT000KAPSCH9), listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange in the prime market segment, announces … Read the full press release

World’s first micro-speaker technology to be shown at the Mobile World Congress, Barcelona

Miniaturized thin-film piezo-electric-MEMS actuators offer better sound, efficiency Geneva, Switzerland, and Graz, Austria, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) , a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and USound GmbH, an innovative and fast-growing audio … Read the full press release

Lenzing Viscose® and Lenzing Modal® awarded the Biobased Product Label granted by USDA

USDA Biobased certification extended to Lenzing Viscose® and Lenzing Modal® LENZING, 16-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Lenzing Viscose® and Lenzing Modal® fibers including all their product families were awarded the Biobased Product Label granted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The … Read the full press release

ZF strengthens leadership in steerable rear axles with production milestone of 100,000 Active Kinematics Control systems

The 100,000th AKC system (Active Kinematics Control) rolls off the line just four years after starting production of active rear axle steering. Production milestone strengthens ZF’s leadership in steerable rear axles, an increasingly common feature in passenger cars worldwide. AKC … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Nonwoven receives order from Hangzhou Pengtu to supply ANDRITZ neXline spunlace line with TT cards

GRAZ, 11-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ Nonwoven, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Hangzhou Pengtu, China, to supply a new spunlace line. Start-up of the line, which has a working width of 3.6m, is scheduled for … Read the full press release

UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions and SIA close the €500 million sale of the card processing activities in Italy, Germany and Austria

MILAN, 28-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the press release issued on August 3rd 2016, UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions (Ubis) and SIA have  closed the sale of the card processing activities in Italy, Germany and Austria for a consideration of €500 million in … Read the full press release

OSCE: Spanish judge stopping El Mundo from publishing a story a threat to investigative journalism

VIENNA, 05-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today expressed concern about a recent ruling by a Spanish judge to stop the daily newspaper El Mundo from publishing a story on an investigation into … Read the full press release

SAP launches career site builder for human resource (HR) and recruiting professionals

VIENNA, 01-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the launch and general availability of career site builder, which brings simple, consumer-style website design, creation and management to human resource (HR) and recruiting professionals. As part of the SAP … Read the full press release

voestalpine to extend sites in Mexico, Germany, Romania, and China as part of USD 600 million order

LINZ, Austria, 28-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — voestalpine as a technology partner to the automotive industry enters the next stage of its internationalization with continued expansion in the NAFTA region, as well as in Europe and Asia. The deciding factor was an … Read the full press release

Vienna Insurance Group 9M 2016: good premium growth in many markets

Premiums rise to around EUR 7.0 billion Profit (before taxes) increases to EUR 301.3 million Combined ratio stable at 97.9 percent VIENNA, 23-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Vienna Insurance Group business development is on course in the first three quarters of 2016. … Read the full press release

Wiener Linien: Ströck-Weihnachtsbim für MOKI-Wien unterwegs, 26 November – 18 Dezember

Alle Jahre wieder! Von 26. November bis inklusive 18. Dezember ist die traditionelle Ströck-Weihnachtsbim an den Adventwochenenden und am 8. Dezember wieder für die gute Sache unterwegs. Der Ticketerlös kommt heuer der MOKI-Wien, der Mobilen Kinderkrankenpflege, zugute. Die Weihnachtsbim der … Read the full press release

Bank Austria’s new Online-WunschKredit loan with 3 per cent p.a. on the Austrian market

Bank Austria’s new Online-WunschKredit loan offers top terms and conditions on the Austrian market with an effective interest rate starting at 3 per cent p.a. Applications for the loan can be submitted via the Online-Shop at shop.bankaustria.at 24 hours a … Read the full press release

Energie Steiermark bekommt von den Standard & Poor’s erneut den Wert “A/Outlook stable/”

Experten von Standard & Poor’s vergeben erneut Top-Bewertung “A stable” “Starke Marktposition” – Auch für die kommenden Jahre “solide Geschäfts- und Finanzlage erwartet” GRAZ, 11-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Die internationale Rating-Agentur Standard & Poor‘s hat nach umfangreichen Analysen jetzt ihre neue … Read the full press release