News Overview

2018-04-12
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier
  • Starboard

Heinzel Group continues on a successful course

Heinzel Group increased its sales revenues by roughly 3% compared with the previous year to EUR 1,816.5 million in 2017. All companies of the two business areas, Trading and Industrial, recorded increases in both sales revenues and earnings, which were significant in some cases - with the exception of Laakirchen Papier.
2018-02-06
  • Heinzel Group
  • Europapier

Europapier takes a participation in the packaging specialist Carl Bernh. Hoffmann GmbH in Jeging, Austria

Europapier Group is the most important paper merchant in CEE and a pioneer in the region’s markets.
2018-01-29
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper

Changes to the Board of Directors, Laakirchen Papier AG

Mark Lunabba CEO Laakirchen Papier AG says goodbye after 17 years Thomas Welt to take over commencing 01. January 2018
2017-12-04
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Starboard

The start of containerboard production at Laakirchen Papier heralds a new era!

This year, Laakirchen Papier AG invested around EUR 100 million and now possesses one of Europe’s most modern containerboard machines. This is intended to enable the Upper Austrian mill’s owner, the Heinzel Group, to achieve its objective of becoming one of the top players in the European packaging market. The main target markets for the containerboard, which is to be sold under the “starboard” brand name, are Austria, Germany, CEE and Italy.
2017-07-03
  • Heinzel Group
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft

Heinzel Group to build second paper machine in Pöls

The Heinzel Group has now initiated its next strategic initiative in the packaging paper segment.
2017-06-29
  • Heinzel Group

Heinzel Holding GmbH to appoint a new CFO

On 1 September 2017, Riia Sillave is to hand over her position as the Heinzel Holding GmbH CFO to Barbara Potisk-Eibensteiner, who until now was the CFO of RHI.
2017-06-26
  • Heinzel Group
  • Europapier

Europapier completes EU-RO Handelsges.m.b.H. takeover

Last Friday, Europapier CE GmbH, a Heinzel Group subsidiary, signed an agreement regarding the purchase of the residual 50 per cent of shares in EU-RO Handelsges.m.b.H., which to date was owned by Rondo Ganahl AG. Europapier thus increased its holding in the company to 100 per cent.
2017-03-31
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier

2016 was a successful year for the Heinzel Group

The Heinzel Group can again reflect upon a successful financial year in 2016 during which it was able to increase markedly both its production and trading volumes, and thus raise its consolidated sales revenues by 19.1 per cent to EUR 1,763.3 million.
2016-09-30
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper

New paper quality 'GraphoLogIQ BE'

GraphoLogIQ BE has been awarded lately with the environmental seal "The Blue Angel" (German: Der Blaue Engel) and completes the eco-friendly trio with GraphoVerde BE and GraphoSet BE
2016-08-12
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper

Heinzel Group to invest over EUR 100 million in Laakirchen

The investment programme consists of two elements. Firstly, the Paper Machine 10 is to be converted to produce lightweight containerboard using wastepaper as fibre base. Secondly and simultaneously, the production capacity of the Paper Machine 11 producing SC paper for magazines, catalogues and commercial print will be extended considerably.
2016-04-04
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier

2015 was a successful year for Heinzel Group

Heinzel Group was again able to achieve growth in 2015 with a rise in sales revenues of 5.3% to EUR 1,480.4 million.
2016-01-27
  • Heinzel Group
  • Zellstoff Pöls

Personnel changes within the Heinzel Group

Alfred Heinzel withdrawing from his current position as the Heinzel Holding CEO, and the current Management Board spokesperson of the group’s Zellstoff Pöls AG, Kurt Maier, assuming this function at the next AGM on 31 March 2016 will result in further personnel changes within the Heinzel Group.
2016-01-22
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper

Acquisition of the Raubling location successfully concluded

Following the receipt of approval from the anti-trust authorities, at the end of 2015 the Heinzel Holding was able to finalise the takeover of the Mondi Raubling paper location agreed in October 2015.
2015-12-21
  • Heinzel Group

Top management change – previous Pöls head Kurt Maier to become new CEO

In its meeting on 18 December 2015, the Supervisory Board of the Heinzel Group appointed Kurt Maier as new Chief Executive Officer of Heinzel Holding GmbH. Kurt Maier, currently spokesman of the Management Board of the group company Zellstoff Pöls AG, will assume his new role with effect from the next general meeting on 31 March 2016.
2015-10-30
  • Heinzel Group

Extensive investments at the Heinzel Group’s industrial locations

The Heinzel Group has drawn up ambitious acquisition and expansion plans for its plants in both Austria and Estonia. Investments totalling EUR 150 million are foreseen for the group’s three existing, industrial locations.
2015-09-25
  • Heinzel Paper

Expert team starts immediate accident investigation at Heinzel Paper in Laakirchen

A fire on the PM10 paper machine did not cause any injuries and there was no impact on either the environment or the neighbourhood. The evacuation was quiet and orderly. The extinguishing systems functioned. Upon arrival in Laakirchen, an external team of experts started work at once.
2015-08-17
  • Heinzel Paper

EU Ecolabel for GraphoMagIQ, GraphoLogIQ, and GraphoMotion

Laakirchen Papier AG has been awarded the EU Ecolabel for its newly developed SC papers GraphoMagIQ, GraphoLogIQ and GraphoMotion.
2015-07-22
  • Europapier

Europapier completes the acquisition of PaperNet’s signage business unit

Approval by antitrust authorities received: Europapier takes over the signage business unit and other assets of PaperNet GmbH
2015-06-19
  • Europapier

Europapier acquires PaperNet’s signage business unit including additional assets in Austria

On 18 June 2015, Europapier CE GmbH, a subsidiary of the Heinzel Group, signed an agreement to acquire the signage business unit of the Austrian signage and paper merchant PaperNet GmbH. Existing customers will continue to be supplied and supported by their familiar contact persons after the acquisition.
2015-03-30
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier

Sales record for the Heinzel Group

In 2014, the Heinzel Group once again demonstrated its inherent dynamism with an increase in sales revenues of 5.8 per cent to EUR 1,406.5 million.