Category Archives: Austria

Press Releases & News from Austria distributed via EuropaWire

Austria’s Military Modernization: Skyranger 30 Systems to Bolster Air Defence Capabilities

(IN BRIEF) Austria is set to bolster its air defence capabilities with the procurement of 36 Skyranger 30 air defence systems mounted on Pandur EVO 6×6 vehicles from GDELS. This collaboration between Rheinmetall and GDELS marks a significant milestone in … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom Wins Connected and Automated Vehicle Award for Queensland Road Safety Project

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom, a key player in intelligent transportation systems, partnered with the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) for a project in Queensland, Australia. Their collaboration led to the implementation of portable Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Expands Pavatex Fiber Production Line, Boosting Capacity in France

(IN BRIEF) ANDRITZ, an international technology group, has bolstered Pavatex’s fiber production capacity with the delivery of a second production line to their Golbey facility in France. This expansion, integrated with a chip handling and pressurized refining system, marks a … Read the full press release

Wienerberger Exceeds Market Expectations with Strong 2023 Performance and Focuses on Sustainable Growth

(IN BRIEF) Wienerberger, an Austrian building materials company, reports robust full-year results for 2023, with total revenues reaching €4.2 billion and operating EBITDA hitting €811 million, driven by increased infrastructure and renovation activities. Despite challenges like inflation and rising interest … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to Implement NOx Reduction System for TPC Group’s Power Boiler in Houston

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ has secured an order from TPC Group to install a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system aimed at reducing nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions at the power boiler located in Houston, TX, USA. TPC Group’s decision … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom Implements MLFF Tolling System on Vital French Highways

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom has been awarded a tolling contract by APRR (Autoroutes Paris-Rhin-Rhône) to implement a Multi-Lane Free Flow (MLFF) tolling system on key autoroutes in France. This project involves installing nearly 30 gantries along approximately 430 kilometers of … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom Earns Top Marks in Carbon Disclosure Project for Second Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom secures the third-highest grade in the annual Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for the second year running, showcasing its commitment to climate action and sustainability. Surpassing competitors in the electrical and electronic equipment sector, Kapsch TrafficCom’s exemplary … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to Upgrade Evaporation Plant at Moorim P&P’s Ulsan Mill for Enhanced Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ has secured an order from Moorim P&P in South Korea to upgrade the evaporation plant at its Ulsan mill, aimed at improving efficiency and resource conservation. The refurbishment project will focus on increasing the … Read the full press release

Metsä Group and ANDRITZ Forge Partnership to Slash Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas Emissions

(IN BRIEF) In a groundbreaking collaboration, Metsä Group and technology supplier ANDRITZ have joined forces to tackle Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions, targeting reductions across their value chains. This partnership aims to revolutionize emission management by identifying innovative solutions that … Read the full press release

Advancing Traffic Management: Kapsch TrafficCom to Overhaul Sweden’s Signal System

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom has been chosen by the Swedish Transport Administration, Trafikverket, to replace Sweden’s national centralized traffic signal control and monitoring system. This project will enhance the country’s traffic management infrastructure by implementing Kapsch TrafficCom’s EcoTrafiX™ Command software, … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom Implements Cutting-Edge Truck Tolling System in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom achieves a significant milestone with the successful installation of an advanced truck tolling system in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, part of the United Arab Emirates. Replacing the previous plaza-based tolling system, the new multi-lane … Read the full press release

ASFINAG’s Austrian Toll Products Now Available via Tolltickets’ Online Portal

(IN BRIEF) tolltickets has expanded its digital toll product offerings by partnering with ASFINAG, increasing its sales network for toll services in Europe. Customers can now access ASFINAG toll products, including 1-day and 10-day vignettes, as well as individual tickets … Read the full press release

Klabin Acknowledges ANDRITZ for Exceptional Performance in Pulp and Paper Mill Expansion

(IN BRIEF) Klabin, the Brazilian pulp and paper company, has officially commended ANDRITZ for their outstanding technical expertise and project management performance during the extensive Puma II pulp and paper mill expansion project in Ortigueira, Brazil. This recognition program was … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank Pours €1.26 Billion into Austria for Renewable Energy, Water Supply, and Housing Projects in 2023

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group in Austria has revealed its commitment to financing projects focused on renewable energies, water supply, and social housing in 2023, with a total investment of €1.26 billion. Despite an initial cautious approach … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Unveils Award-Winning Extraction System and Innovation Center at Anuga FoodTec 2024

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ is set to showcase its extensive array of solutions for dewatering, drying, and automation in the food industry at Anuga FoodTec 2024 in Cologne, Germany. One of the highlights includes their groundbreaking Turbex extraction … Read the full press release

Mirjam Mayer Appointed as Vice President of Circular Economy Solutions at Borealis

(IN BRIEF) Borealis has named Mirjam Mayer as the Vice President of Circular Economy Solutions (CES) starting from January 1, 2024. In this role, Mayer will oversee and manage the entire value chain of Borealis’ Circular Economy Solutions. Mayer, who … Read the full press release

UNIQA Group Centralizes International Insurance Programs in Poland

(IN BRIEF) The UNIQA Group has launched the International Programmes (IP) HUB in Poland, serving as a competence center for 15 countries in Central and Eastern Europe where the insurer operates. This initiative aims to standardize insurance offerings for multinational … Read the full press release

Yuen Foong Yu Enhances Global Competitiveness with State-of-the-Art Tissue Production Line

(IN BRIEF) Taiwanese tissue producer Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products Co., Ltd. has successfully launched a cutting-edge ANDRITZ PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue production line at its Chingshui mill. This achievement, overseen by Mr. Tang Mingfa, Vice General Manager of Yuen Foong Yu, … Read the full press release

ÖBB Rail Cargo Group (RCG) Expands TransFER Service, Forging a Direct Rail Link to Rotterdam

(IN BRIEF) ÖBB Rail Cargo Group (RCG) is enhancing its TransFER service by introducing a direct rail connection between Linz, Duisburg, and Rotterdam, creating efficient freight transport between Austria, Germany, and the Netherlands. Rotterdam, one of the world’s largest seaports … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ and Softys Peru Unveil Groundbreaking Hybrid Yankee Hood Heating System for Sustainable Tissue Production

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ and tissue producer Softys Peru have joined forces to create an innovative hybrid Yankee hood heating system, marking an industry-first achievement. This system allows for a flexible combination of electric and natural gas heating, … Read the full press release

EIB Backs Installation of Over 8,400 EV Charging Stations in Eastern Europe to Boost Clean Mobility

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has committed a €40 million loan to Eldrive Holding GmbH, based in Austria, to establish 8,472 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across Bulgaria, Lithuania, and Romania over the next three years. This project … Read the full press release

Guangdong Hengan Paper Co. Boosts Production with Two New High-Speed Tissue Machines

(IN BRIEF) Guangdong Hengan Paper Co., Ltd. has successfully initiated operations of two cutting-edge ANDRITZ PrimeLine tissue machines at its Yunfu mill in Guangdong, China. With these additions, Hengan now operates a total of 15 ANDRITZ tissue machines. The PrimeLineCOMPACT … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom Unveils Cutting-Edge Toll Collection System in Louisiana at LA1 Facility

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom has launched a state-of-the-art toll collection system at the LA1 tolling facility in Louisiana. The facility, originally established in 2009, plays a crucial role in supporting industries like oil, petroleum, and chemicals in southern Louisiana while … Read the full press release

Fueling Growth: ORLEN’s European Expansion Strategy Hits 3,500 Service Stations

(IN BRIEF) ORLEN, an energy company, has experienced rapid expansion with acquisitions in Austria, Germany, Slovakia, and Hungary, increasing its foreign station count by nearly a third in the past year. They are finalizing the purchase of over 60 service … Read the full press release

Wienerberger Invests in eFriends to Promote Solar Energy and Decentralized Energy Sharing

(IN BRIEF) Wienerberger, a full-range provider of photovoltaic roof solutions, is investing in eFriends, a decentralized energy-sharing platform that allows users to share self-produced solar power in real-time via a mobile app. This initiative aligns with the EU’s goal to … Read the full press release

Sustainable Transit in Basque: Kapsch TrafficCom’s Traffic Signal Priority Systems Improve Public Transport in Vitoria-Gasteiz

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom has successfully implemented traffic signal priority systems for public transport in Vitoria-Gasteiz, a city in the Basque region with approximately 250,000 inhabitants. This initiative aims to enhance sustainable mobility in the city. Kapsch TrafficCom’s technology is … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to Unveil 2024 Growth Strategy at Capital Markets Day in Leipzig

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ is set to unveil its 2024 growth strategy during its Capital Markets Day event on January 24 in Leipzig, Germany. The event will feature presentations by ANDRITZ Executive Board members, providing updates on the … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility to Deliver 70 Innovative Mireo Trains to Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB)

(IN BRIEF) Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has placed an order for 70 trains with Siemens Mobility as part of a framework agreement secured in 2023. These trains, based on the Mireo platform, will be delivered in three different versions starting … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Expands Environmental and Energy Focus with New Business Area and Financial Reporting Changes

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ has announced the establishment of a new business area called “Environment & Energy” to consolidate its environmental and energy-focused technologies, aiming to better align with the markets it serves. ANDRITZ Environment & Energy offers … Read the full press release

Hexagon’s R-evolution Launches Green Cubes Initiative to Boost Rainforest Conservation with Reality Capture Technology

(IN BRIEF) R-evolution, the sustainable innovation and green-tech investment subsidiary of Hexagon, has unveiled its forest initiative called Green Cubes, aimed at accelerating global biodiversity rainforest conservation. Utilizing Hexagon’s reality capture technology, Green Cubes allows corporations to sponsor rainforest segments … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ and Powerhouse Controls Partner to Revolutionize North American Paper Machine Drive Systems

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ has joined forces with Powerhouse Controls, a leading drive system provider, to address the modernization needs of North American paper mills while minimizing production downtime. This partnership combines Powerhouse Controls’ drive solutions with ANDRITZ’s … Read the full press release

Spanish Subsidiary of Kapsch TrafficCom to Optimize Traffic Control in Basque City

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom’s Spanish subsidiary is now managing Vitoria-Gasteiz’s traffic information and control systems, aiming to ensure safe and reliable urban mobility in the Basque city. The four-year contract, valued at EUR 4 million, covers the installation, operation, and … Read the full press release

ORLEN Expands European Network with Acquisition of Doppler Energie’s Service Stations in Austria

(IN BRIEF) ORLEN has successfully acquired Doppler Energie, gaining a 100% stake in the company, which operates 267 service stations across Austria. With this acquisition, ORLEN’s network now includes nearly 3,500 modern service stations in seven European countries. The company … Read the full press release

Wiener Börse Akademie Offers 15% New Year’s Discount to Boost Financial Knowledge

(IN BRIEF) The Wiener Börse Akademie, in collaboration with the WIFI Management Forum and Wiener Börse AG, presents an opportunity for individuals to kickstart their financial resolutions by enhancing their financial knowledge. With a wide range of courses covering 30 … Read the full press release

UniCredit Bank Austria Issues €750 Million Green Covered Bond, Reinforcing Commitment to Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) UniCredit Bank Austria has issued a Green Covered Bond worth €750 million with a maturity of nearly 5 years, following its sustainability strategy. This marks the third green bond issuance by the bank, with the bookbuilding process oversubscribed … Read the full press release

OMV Petrom Expands Renewable Portfolio with 1 GW Capacity and Dominant EV Charging Network Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) OMV Petrom, Southeast Europe’s largest integrated energy company, is set to acquire a 50% stake in Electrocentrale Borzesti, which holds a 1 GW capacity of renewable projects, including 950 MW of wind and 50 MW of photovoltaic, in … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom Successfully Launches First Phase of Serbia’s Moravski Corridor Tolling Project

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom has achieved a milestone with the successful opening of the initial phase of the Moravski corridor and Ruma-Šabac highway tolling project in Serbia. The completed first stage, linking Ruma and Šabac near Belgrade, was executed in … Read the full press release

Vienna Stock Exchange in 2023: Resilience Amid Economic Challenges and Record Bond Listings

(IN BRIEF) The Vienna Stock Exchange faced a challenging year in 2023, marked by high interest rates, persistent inflation, and geopolitical tensions that impacted European stock markets. Despite these unfavorable conditions affecting trading activity, the exchange achieved a record year … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to Deliver High-Efficiency OCC Line to Papel Prensa in Buenos Aires

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ has secured an order from Papel Prensa S.A. to provide a complete old corrugated containers (OCC) line with a reject handling system for their mill in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The OCC line, initially processing … Read the full press release

Ionic Mineral Technologies and ANDRITZ Partner to Revolutionize Lithium-ion Battery Materials Production

(IN BRIEF) Ionic Mineral Technologies (Ionic MT) has entered into a strategic partnership with ANDRITZ, an international technology group, to mass-produce critical battery materials for next-generation lithium-ion batteries. The collaboration aims to scale up Ionic MT’s nano-silicon production process to … Read the full press release