Category Archives: Austria

Press Releases & News from Austria distributed via EuropaWire

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

SIGNA: Procter & Gamble (P&G) signs long-term rental contract and moves into THE ICON VIENNA

One of the largest consumer goods companies in the world, Procter & Gamble (P&G), are concluding a long-term rental contract and moving into THE ICON VIENNA, a SIGNA project at the Vienna Central Railway Station. The new Austrian headquarters of … Read the full press release

Wienerberger Group Annual Report 2017: the highest ever revenues in the history of the Group

Growth-oriented investments strengthen our position in core markets. Read more about the Success Stories in the 2017 Annual Report. VIENNA, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — What does the network on the cover of the 2017 Annual Report stand for? The full … Read the full press release

Graz University of Technology, voestalpine, Fuchshofer Präzisionstechnik, TCM International, and Diamond Aircraft Industries establish endowed chair for aerospace research in Austria

LINZ, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With an average annual growth of over three percent globally, the aerospace sector is taking off. In order to take advantage of this potential, an endowed chair has been established at the Graz University of Technology … Read the full press release

Agro Innovation Lab by BayWa AG and RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG: 265 start-ups from 61 countries applied to take part in the Acceleration Programme 2017

AIL Acceleration Programme of BayWa and RWA MUNICH, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The five-month Acceleration Programme 2017 of the Agro Innovation Lab (AIL) ended yesterday evening with the Demo Days in Vienna. The six winning start-ups of this year’s round of … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to supply direct-fired furnace to ArcelorMittal for its new continuous galvanizing line at the plant in Florange, France

GRAZ, 06-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from ArcelorMittal Atlantique & Lorraine S.A.S. to supply a direct-fired furnace for its new continuous galvanizing line at the plant in Florange, France. The ANDRITZ scope of supply … Read the full press release

Electrolux to acquire laundry rental solutions company operating in Germany and Austria

STOCKHOLM, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux today announced it has agreed to acquire Schneidereit GmbH, a supplier of laundry rental solutions for professional customers in Germany and Austria. Schneidereit GmbH solutions allow customers a carefree experience by supporting the product throughout … Read the full press release

ANECON becomes Nagarro

On the company’s 20th anniversary, the owners of the Austrian IT service provider ANECON gave themselves a very special present. On January 8, they signed the contract to join Nagarro and secure their future VIENNA, 24-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vienna, … Read the full press release

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