The history of Heinzel Group

  • 1991

    1991

    Leveraged buyout of Wilfried Heinzel AG by Heinzel Holding GmbH & Partner.

  • 1996

    1996

    Sales office network expansion in CEE states and overseas.

  • 1998

    1998

    Sales offices opened in Spain, Brazil and Russia

  • 2000

    2000

    Acquisition of Zellstoff Pöls AG (Austria)

  • 2001

    2001

    Acquisition of the pulp manufacturer Biocel Paskov a.s. (Czech Republic)

  • 2002

    2002

    Acquisition of the paperboard producer De Eendracht B.V. (Netherlands)

  • 2003

    2003

    Successful issue of a EUR 100 million corporate bond

  • 2004

    2004

    Sale of shares in Archangelskiy TzBk and Kiev Karton
    AS Estonian Cell (Estonia) BCTMP pulp mill joint venture

  • 2005

    2005

    Successful expansion of Zellstoff Pöls AG according to the “Pöls 500+“ expansion plan.

  • 2006

    2006

    Start-up of a rotary lime kiln and caustisizing system at Zellstoff Pöls AG,
    Start-up of AS Estonian cell pulp mill.

  • 2007

    2007

    Consolidation year

  • 2008

    2008

    Scheduled repayment of the EUR 100 million corporate bond.

  • 2009

    2009

    Positive Group results despite severe recession

  • 2010

    2010

    Purchase of Europapier AG, divestiture of the majority holding in Biocel Paskov a.s.

  • 2011

    2011

    Successful energy investments at the Pöls and Estonian Cell mills, full acquisition of AS Estonian cell

  • 2012

    2012

    Heinzel Holding sells its remaining 25% participation in Lenzing Biocel Paskov to Lenzing AG

  • 2013

    2013

    January 2013 acquisition of 100% shares of Laakirchen AG and majority of Bunzl & Biach GmbH.
    Learn more in our press release

  • 2016

    2016

    January 2016 acquisition of 100% shares of Raubling Papier GmbH and Chiemgau Recycling GmbH.

  • 2017

    2017

    Conversion of PM10 in Laakirchen to containerboard successfully completed.

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