Category Archives: Austria

Press Releases & News from Austria distributed via EuropaWire

UniCredit Bank Austria named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2019” in Austria by the US business magazine “Global Finance”

UniCredit also named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider” in Italy VIENNA, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit Bank Austria was named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2019” in Austria by the US business magazine “Global Finance” at the World’s Best Foreign Exchange Awards 2019. … Read the full press release

Borealis issued a BBB+ rating with stable outlook by S&P Global Ratings

Borealis obtains strong investment grade rating from S&P Global Ratings VIENNA, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces that it was issued a BBB+ rating with stable … Read the full press release

Kidney Stone Management Device Sales to Surpass 340,000 Units in 2018 with Lithotripsy Devices Leading the Rally, Finds Fact.MR

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR has recently announced the launch of a new research study that delivers key market insights on kidney stone management management devices. The comprehensive report on kidney stone management devices market offers actionable … Read the full press release

Karstadt creates a new shopping experience at its new department store at the Gropius Passagen shopping mall in Berlin

On 25 October 2018, Karstadt is opening a new department store at the Gropius Passagen shopping mall in Berlin, driving its development forward. Size and concept of the new branch have been precisely tailored to the local needs, and Karstadt … Read the full press release

Lenzing Group to acquire the remaining 30 percent of its Chinese subsidiary Lenzing (Nanjing) Fibers Co. Ltd. (LNF) from its state-owned joint venture partner NCFC

Important step for further growth with specialty fibers Transaction generates negative impact on net profit of approx. EUR 21 mn Lenzing Group will hold 100 percent of Lenzing (Nanjing) Fibers Co. Ltd. after closing LENZING, Austria/ NANJING, China, 26-Oct-2018 — … Read the full press release

Erste Group and ASFINAG conducted the first end-to-end digital issuance of a debt financing instrument in Europe via blockchain

Newly developed permissioned blockchain platform used for the issuance of a Schuldscheindarlehen Transaction marks the first time such an instrument has been issued without a traditional paper-based process occurring in parallel Blockchain-based platform offers improved speed, lower operational risk and … Read the full press release

Surplus Supply Reflects Growing Avidity in the Europe Cocoa Market – Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A recent study by Fact.MR on the Europe cocoa market brings interesting insights to the fore. The comprehensive report by Fact.MR tracks cocoa production and consumption across key European markets. The report is available … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study Shows Declining Demand for Tilapia in US Offset by Encouraging Gains in Domestic Markets

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks markets in over 150 countries, announces the launch of its recent study that offers an in-depth analysis on the global tilapia trade. The 170-page report is a … Read the full press release

Europe Non-Dairy Toppings Market Riding on the Coattails of Growing Vegan Revolution, Finds a New Fact.MR Study

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DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Europe non-dairy toppings market revenues continue to head north, as the growing vegan population ramps up demand for non-dairy ingredients. Shelves and aisles across European retail stores and hypermarkets have been observed with … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom modernises Traveller Information System and mobile app in the Dallas-Fort Worth

New system allows agencies to optimize operations while providing travellers with personalized, real-time traffic and transit information. Vienna, Austria/McLean, VA, USA, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kapsch TrafficCom announces the successful upgrade of the existing Traveller Information System and mobile app to … Read the full press release

Bayport Polymers to build a 625,000-ton-per-year polyethylene unit at its production site in Bayport, Texas

Total, Borealis and NOVA Chemicals Take Final Investment Decision for New Unit PARIS/ VIENNA/ CALGARY, Canada/ BAYPORT, TX, USA, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayport Polymers, LLC (“Bayport Polymers”) – a 50/50 joint venture owned by Total S.A. (“Total”) and Novealis … Read the full press release

Borealis Daplen™ polypropylene compound grades with post-consumer recycled content used in specially-built hybrid Volvo SUV

Value chain cooperation helps increase the share of recycled plastics in vehicles VIENNA, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions, announce another promising result of value chain cooperation involving the use of post-consumer recycled … Read the full press release

Borealis implements the international energy management standard ISO 50001 with the help of DNV GL

VIENNA 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilisers, has implemented the international energy management standard ISO 50001, with the help of DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of … Read the full press release

Filarmonica della Scala 2018 tour: seven concerts in seven different cities across Slovenia, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy

Seven concerts in seven  cities across Slovenia, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy Independent orchestra dedicated to symphonic repertoire MILAN, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The last leg of the Filarmonica della Scala international tour in 2018 will start on 30 August … Read the full press release

International logistics company cargo-partner to lease 12,450 sqm at Logicor Park Prague Airport

Logicor has agreed a lease agreement with international logistics company cargo-partner for all 12,450 sqm of Building 4 at Logicor Park Prague Airport. LONDON, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Logicor Park Prague Airport is located in Dobrovíz, near Václav Havel Airport, 20km … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to supply a Universal Shredder FRP to AB Hilmer Andersson’s saw mill in Lässerud, Sweden

GRAZ, 25-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from AB Hilmer Andersson to supply a Universal Shredder FRP to their saw mill in Lässerud, Sweden. The FRP shredder will process wood waste and offcuts from … Read the full press release

RCH Europe Brings New Innovative Selling Solutions to FAFGA 2018

Smart POS systems for the hospitality industry TREVISO, Italy, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology is revolutionising the way in which we live and do business. In the hospitality industry where speed and quality of service is critical, organisations must embrace … Read the full press release

Borealis expands its mechanical recycling capabilities with the acquisition of Austrian plastics recycler Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH

VIENNA, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH (“Ecoplast”), … Read the full press release

New record production capacity at ANDRITZ pulp drying plant installed at UPM’s Kymi mill in Kouvola, Finland

The ANDRITZ pulp drying plant installed at UPM’s Kymi mill in Kouvola, Finland, achieved a new record production capacity of 2,452 tons per day on May 31, 2018. GRAZ, 09-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In terms of specific drying capacity, this … Read the full press release

Infront: The Viessmann Group sponsors the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2019 in Seefeld (AUT) and 2021 in Oberstdorf (GER)

Long-standing partner of winter sports to continue to rely on the strong platform of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. Salzburg, Austria / Zug, Switzerland, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Viessmann Group, one of the leading international manufacturers of energy … Read the full press release

Wienerberger acquires frost-resistant and pre-insulated plastic pipes producer in Norway, Isoterm AS

Specialized high-margin product of excellent quality – a perfect fit for the portfolio Acquisition is part of Wienerberger’s growth strategy with € 200 million earmarked for 2018 Ideal move to strengthen plastic pipe business in the Nordic core markets VIENNA, … Read the full press release

Vienna Insurance Group welcomes Peter Thirring in its management team and Liane Hirner as Chief Financial Officer

VIENNA, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Some changes are taking place in the line-up of Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) Managing Board team in the middle of 2018. Peter Thirring joins the VIG management team on 1 July, and at the same time, … Read the full press release

Erste Group Immorent and STRABAG Real Estate start construction work on the business park silo plus in Liesing, Austria

Cornerstone laid and opening ceremony for construction of silo plus in Liesing Erste Group Immorent and STRABAG Real Estate are constructing around 20,000 m² of office space with perfect access to public transport VIENNA, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 27th of June … Read the full press release

Successful launch of a new packaging solution produced entirely with post-consumer recycled (PCR) material

Packaging solution made of 100% plastic recyclate delivers circular economy proof point VIENNA, 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces the successful launch of a new … Read the full press release

Austria’s oldest listed company PORR AG will be added into the leading Austrian index ATX

VIENNA, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The construction company PORR AG will be added into the leading Austrian index ATX on 26 June 2018. Austria’s oldest listed company will be included in the ATX for the first time in its history. The extraordinary … Read the full press release

AMAG Austria Metall AG renews the contract of Chief Executive Officer Helmut Wieser

Braunau am Inn, Austria, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In its meeting on June 13, 2018 the AMAG Austria Metall AG Supervisory Board reached a decision to renew the contract of Chief Executive Officer Helmut Wieser until December 31, 2019. “AMAG … Read the full press release

GRAWE receives its eleventh Recommender Award; ranks first in the category “insurance companies throughout Austria”

For the eleventh time in twelve years, GRAWE was presented with the “Recommender Award” of the Financial Marketing Association of Austria (FMVÖ). GRAWE won again in the category “insurance companies throughout Austria”. Additionally she was given the rating “outstanding customer orientation”. GRAZ, … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group opens new light centre in the IZD Tower on Wagramer Strasse, Vienna

New light centre expands sales location in the IZD Tower acdc, Thorn, Zumtobel and Zumtobel Group Services brands represented Design concept in cooperation with Snøhetta Light can be experienced as a material and pure matter Dornbirn, Austria, 21-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Hexagon announces the acquisition of NEXTSENSE, a leading innovator in non-contact profile measurement and surface inspection

STOCKHOLM, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technology solutions, announced today the acquisition of NEXTSENSE, a leading innovator in non-contact profile measurement and surface inspection. NEXTSENSE specialises in solutions that enhance product quality with … Read the full press release

CONDA ICO: Whitelisting phase started as of April 1st

On Easter Sunday, April 1st 2018, Austrian crowdfincancing platform CONDA began the whitelisting phase of its Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Moving forward, interested parties can register online, even before the official start of the crowd sale. VIENNA, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release