Category Archives: Austria

Press Releases & News from Austria distributed via EuropaWire

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

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