Lenzing: Demand is Greater than Capacity

IndustrialsIndustrial Goods ♦ Published: March 15, 2011; 01:32 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Upper Austrian pulp producer finds it difficult to cope with the growing demand. Further works are planned.

Lenzing: Demand is Greater than Capacity / Picture: © Lenzing

Lenzing's CEO Peter Untersperger said that there is not enough fiber production capacity presently. Capacity expansion lags behind demand. To keep the global market share of 17%, Lenzing would have to expand its capacity until 2020 from current 0.7m tons to 1.7m tons. Lenzing is currently world market leader.

Untersperger considers the company to be part of the international…