Category Archives: Austria

Press Releases & News from Austria distributed via EuropaWire

RCH Europe to Present Smart Solutions for POS at INTERGASTRA 2018

Multiplatform cloud-based technology for an increasingly mobile world INNSBRUCK, Austria, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — RCH Europe, the provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector will showcase its latest range of … Read the full press release

Austrian Ski Federation (ÖSV), German Ski Association (DSV) extend contract with Infront for the Four Hills Tournament until the season 2021/22

Zug, Switzerland, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The 66th Four Hills Tournament ended on Saturday with record ratings and the outstanding victory of Poland’s Kamil Stoch, who was able to succeed in each of the four events. The so-called Grand Slam … Read the full press release

Schöckl mountain: The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class even more effective off-road

  STUTTGART, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Every G-Class has to conquer the Schöckl. Mercedes-Benz uses the 1,445 metre high local mountain near the Austrian city of Graz as a test track. The 5.6 km route includes gradients of up to 60 percent and … Read the full press release

RCH Group Expands European Operations

Opens regional headquarters in Austria to support growing customer base Treviso, ITALY, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — RCH Group SpA, a provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector, today announced the … Read the full press release

International Airlines Group (IAG) to acquire assets of the Austrian airline NIKI for EUR 20 million

LONDON, 03-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — International Airlines Group (IAG) is to buy assets of the Austrian airline NIKI, which was formerly part of the Air Berlin group, for €20 million and provide liquidity to NIKI of up to €16.5 million. The transaction … Read the full press release

FMO, OFID and OeEB sign USD 67.5 million syndicated loan to Lebanon and Gulf Bank (LGB BANK) for SMEs

THE HAGUE, 02-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The three development banks signed a USD 67.5 million loan to Lebanon and Gulf Bank (LGB BANK). In addition to the USD 32.5 million provided by FMO, OFID (the OPEC Fund for International Development) … Read the full press release

Bank Austria Real Invest takes over the ORBI Tower in Vienna TownTown

The ORBI Tower – „the New World of Work“ in TownTown, 1030 Vienna, has been handed over to the new owners VIENNA, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the closing on 15 December 2017, the ORBI Tower in Vienna TownTown, which is … Read the full press release

Wolfgang Jani to succeed Heinz Lachinger as CFO of Austrian Airlines in 2018

Austrian-born Wolfgang Jani moves from Schindler Germany to Austrian Airlines Jani succeeds Heinz Lachinger as CFO in April 2018 VIENNA, Austria, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Austrian Airlines will have a new CFO in 2018. After the current CFO Heinz Lachinger … Read the full press release

Kapsch CarrierCom and MVM OVIT Zrt. equipped the Hungarian railway network with the GSM-R technology

VIENNA/BUDAPEST, 19-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The network stability tests of the first section of the GSM-R network installed for Hungarian State Railways and GYSEV Zrt. have been closed successfully. The implementation of the state-of-the-art GSM-R technology increases the operability of … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to deliver new stock preparation line for Turkish Albayrak Group’s Varaka paper mill

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Turkish Albayrak Group to deliver a new stock preparation line with a design capacity of 1,000 bdmt/d for its Varaka paper mill in Balikesir, Western Turkey. GRAZ, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association change their holdings of Wienerberger stock

VIENNA, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA), which is based in the USA, holds less than 4% of Wienerberger stock Wienerberger AG received a major holdings notification pursuant to Sec. 91 to 92 of the Austrian … Read the full press release

MAN Truck & Bus and the Austrian consortium Council für nachhaltige Logistik to jointly test and optimise fully electric trucks

The MAN “eTruck” conquers all in the truck star category | MAN impressed with its eMobility concept for developing and testing fully electric trucks MUNICH, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The German trade newspaper, Transport, this year handed out the European Transport … Read the full press release

Global Finance magazine names UniCredit “Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2018” in Austria

UniCredit Bank Austria has been awarded the “Best Foreign Exchange Provider Award 2018” by US business magazine “Global Finance” VIENNA, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit was named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2018” in Austria by the US business magazine “Global Finance” … Read the full press release

Borealis, Johannes Kepler University (JKU) launch scholarship to help asylum applicants and beneficiaries to commence university studies

The success of integration is largely dependent upon education and training, and therefore within the refugee initiative of the same name, Borealis and the Johannes Kepler University (JKU) in Linz, Austria have instituted the joint “MORE” project, which is intended … Read the full press release

Kapsch CarrierCom and Opanga Networks delivers and implements Software Enabled Network Densification solution for Hrvatski Telekom in Croatia

Kapsch CarrierCom and Opanga Networks announce their continued successes with Software Enabled Network Densification deployments in Europe with a nationwide deployment for Hrvatski Telekom in Croatia. Vienna/Zagreb, 20-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “The Network Densification solution developed by Opanga and delivered … Read the full press release

ALD Automotive rolls-out pilot phase of ALD Park digital parking app in Austria

PARIS, 20-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ALD Automotive is pleased to announce, in collaboration with Austrian Startup, Parkbob, the roll-out of the pilot phase of ALD Park, an innovative digital parking app, in Austria. Champion of ALD Automotive’s ALD Startup Challenge last … Read the full press release

Evonik opens new membrane production facility at its Austrian plant in Schörfling

Investment strengthens growth in attractive gas separation market Position as technology leader for membrane-based gas separation consolidated Portfolio of innovative SEPURAN® membrane products expanded Essen/Schörfling, 20-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik Industries has opened another membrane production facility at its Austrian plant … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to replace 1970’s evaporation line at Iggesund Paperboard mill in Sweden to significantly enhance energy efficiency

GRAZ, 13-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Iggesund Paperboard AB, a member of the HOLMEN GROUP, to supply a new evaporation plant and rebuild an existing evaporation plant for the pulp mill in Iggesund. … Read the full press release

Bernard Motzko to become COO of Zumtobel Group in 2018

Bernard Motzko is to become the lighting group’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) in February 2018. Current COO Alfred Felder will be Management Board member responsible for luminaire sales. Together with CEO Ulrich Schumacher and CFO Karin Sonnenmoser, the new team … Read the full press release

Philippe Roodhooft joins Borealis Executive Board as Executive Vice President Middle East & Growth Projects

VIENNA, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces that Philippe Roodhooft, at present Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Borouge ADP in the UAE, will return to Borealis … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom to install network of 120 permanent traffic counting stations in Madrid

EcoTrafiX™ will be used to obtain precise data on the real mobility status in the city, thanks to the use of artificial vision cameras and Big Data techniques. The total project investment is 1.9 million Euros Vienna/Madrid, 16-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Kapsch unveils the future of transport ticketing at the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) EXPO in Atlanta

VIENNA/ ATLANTA, GA, U.S.A., Country, 16-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — According to the motto “Forward to the future of transport ticketing,” Kapsch will present its recent solutions for Public Transport Operators (PTO) from October 9 to 11, 2017 at the American Public … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom to implement nationwide tolling system in Bulgaria for trucks over 3.5 tons

VIENNA, 16-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kapsch TrafficCom, a listed company, has been awarded the contract to implement a nationwide tolling system in Bulgaria for trucks over 3.5 tons, including technical configuration and provision of technical support. The contract also extends to … Read the full press release

Agro Innovation Lab (AIL) selected the six best start-ups for this year’s acceleration programme

The six best start-ups for 2017 have been decided MUNICH, 16-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Agro Innovation Lab (AIL), a joint innovation platform of BayWa AG and RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG, has selected the six best start-ups for this year’s acceleration … Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines training center celebrates its 20th anniversary

• International recognition for Schwechat-based apprenticeship as an aircraft technician • CEO Kay Kratky: “License to tune aircraft. Valid throughout Europe, from Albania to the United Kingdom.” • Minister of Social Affairs Alois Stöger: “Thanks to Austrian Airlines for its … Read the full press release

Wienerberger AG acquires clay block plant Brenner in the south of Austria

Commitment to home market and optimal strengthening of regional portfolio VIENNA, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wienerberger AG today announces its planned take-over of the Austrian clay block plant Brenner. Through this step, Wienerberger strengthens its home-market activities and further expands its … Read the full press release

voestalpine AG: the most advanced special steel plant in the world will be built in Kapfenberg, Austria

LINZ, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After more than two years of planning, today the final location decision was taken during the Supervisory Board meeting of voestalpine AG: the most advanced special steel plant in the world, representing an investment of EUR 330 … Read the full press release

voestalpine opens its new high-tech wire rod mill in Leoben/Donawitz in Austria

LINZ, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — voestalpine continues to strengthen its leading international position in the quality wire sector with the official opening of its new high-tech wire rod mill at the site of the Metal Engineering Division in Leoben/Donawitz in Austria. … Read the full press release

Philipp Bardas will succeed Sabine Stiller as head of the Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) general secretariat

VIENNA, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Philipp Bardas will take over as Head of the Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) General Secretariat on 1 October 2017. In his role as General Secretary, he and his team will be responsible for international and interdepartmental … Read the full press release

Franz Hiesinger to succeed Gotthard Mayringe as CFO at Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG

VIENNA, 26-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Chief Financial Officer of Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG, Gotthard Mayringer, informed the Supervisory Board that he will not extend his current contract which runs until May 2018. The Supervisory Board expressed Mr. Mayringer its appreciation for his … Read the full press release