Vienna International Industrial Goods Industry News

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Kapsch TrafficCom IVHS and Federal Signal Corporation enter into Cooperation for North America

Kapsch TrafficCom IVHS Corp. ("KTC ,IVHS") and Federal Signal Corp. ("FSS") have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding regarding ways in which the two organizations mutual business interests in North America.

April 20, 2011

Record Results for Rosenbauer Group

The Austrian company manufacturing fire fighting vehicles could realize a rise of 70% in EBIT. Export ratio amounts to 93%.

April 20, 2011

Frauenthal: Staff Returns

The Styrian supply company was hard hit by the crisis. After an unavoidable workforce reduction, capacities are growing again.

April 19, 2011

GATX Rail Europe Announces Entry into Turkish Marketplace

The Vienna-based GATX Rail Europe today announced its entry into the Turkish marketplace with the deployment of newly-manufactured railway tank wagons.

April 18, 2011

Lenzing to switch to prime market of Vienna Stock Exchange on 18 April

Lenzing AG will start listing on the Vienna Stock Exchange’s prime market – the premium segment – as of 18 April 2011.

April 16, 2011

Payer Takes over Fluid Pack Production from Roche

July 2011 will see Roche Diagnostics in Graz transfer 6 fluid pack production systems to Payer International Technologies in St. Bartholomä. The cooperation with Roche continues.

April 15, 2011

Semperit AG Holding: Thomas Fahnemann succeeds Rainer Zellner as CEO

New composition of Management and Supervisory Boards. Annual General Meeting approves dividend of € 1.25 per share.

April 15, 2011

Kapsch CarrierCom Starts in Algeria

The Austrian provider of telecommunication solutions enters the African market: major GSM-R project in Algeria.

April 12, 2011

Criticism on AMAG IPO

The placement of the shares before today's initial public offering has not been undertaken correctly, according to bank representatives. On the first day of trading the shares lost 6% of the issue price.

April 9, 2011

AMAG Quotes at Vienna Stock Exchange

Vienna Stock Exchange: Initial listing of AMAG stock on prime market today.

April 9, 2011

AMAG: Issue Price set at € 19 per share

Trading on the official market (Prime Market) of the Vienna Stock Exchange commences on April 8, 2011

April 8, 2011

Austrian Paper Industry Shows Itself Cautiously Optimistic

2010 was marked by a production volume increase of 9%. Investment behavior remains hesitant.

April 7, 2011

Bene Still in the Red

The Austrian furniture company could improve its results slightly. However, EBIT is still negative. Turnover decreased by 5%.

April 7, 2011

Andritz Defends Itself against the Greens

The Austrian technology group rejects vehemently the accusation of the Greens concerning the alleged sale of nuclear technology to Pakistan.

April 6, 2011

Tough Collective Bargaining in the Electrical Industry

The second round of collective bargaining in Austria's electrical industry had to be interrupted. About 50,000 workers are affected.

April 6, 2011

Hirsch Servo Opens New Plant in Romania

Expanding its eastern and southeastern European production network, the HIRSCH Servo Group is setting up another operation in Oradea/Romania. Production at the site will total some 600 tonnes of packaging material a year.

April 6, 2011

FACC Expands Austrian Establishment

The Chinese aircraft component group accelerates the pooling of development activities at the Upper Austrian establishment.

April 5, 2011

Green Jobs are Booming in Austria

Environmental production and services sector defies the crisis – 2009 employment increases by 3.7%.

April 5, 2011

Plansee Expands Into Chile

The Austrian Plansee Group acquires minority ownership of the Chilean company Molibdenos y Metales S.A.

April 5, 2011

Wienerberger Acquires French Plastic Pipe Business from Alphacan

Alphacan France is a specialist for the development, production and maketing of PVC pipe systems.

April 5, 2011

Strong Year 2010/11 for Keba

The automation company has seen strong revenue growth in the previous year. The growth outlook is positive thanks to new markets.

April 2, 2011

BWT Back on Growth Path

Sales of the Austrian water technology company rose by 15.0% to€ 460.7m. EBIT is up by 17.4% to € 31.5m.

April 2, 2011

Frauenthal: Turnaround in 2010 Completed

Revenue was up by 19% to € 539.4 m (m). Profits rose from € -29.4m to € +17.4m.

April 1, 2011

AWO: "Great Italian Interest in Austrian Steel Know-How"

Foreign Trade Austria (Außenwirtschaft Österreich, AWO), sees good opportunities for domestic firms in Italy's steel industry.

March 31, 2011

voestalpine Increases Research Budget to a Record High

In the new business year 2011/12, which begins on April 1, 2011, the Austrian steel company set asiede more than € 120m for product and technology development.

March 30, 2011

€ 110m Project for Andritz

The Austrian technology group Andritz will supply Francis turbines and generators for the Mica hydropower plant in Canada.

March 29, 2011

IPO of AMAG in April

The aluminum company Austria Metall AG is the first company going public in Vienna since 2007. The free float will amount to 55%.

March 25, 2011

Upward Trend for Austria's Machinery and Metal Products Industry

The Austrian machinery and metal products industry has recovered in 2010 from a very difficult previous year. Orders increased to € 29.6bn (+18.3%), production to € 32.7bn (+6.5%).

March 25, 2011 · Updated: March 25, 2011; 03:12

Good Prospects for Austria's Electric Industry

In its industry report, Bank Austria considers there is a sustainable recovery for the electric industry in spite of continued price pressures.

March 23, 2011

Pankl: Operating Profits Rising

Pankl Racing Systems AG confirms preliminary figures for the 15-month period 2009/10. EBIT doubled. sales remained stable.

March 22, 2011

Mayr-Melnhof: Satisfying Results for 2010

The Austrian packaging company realized an increase in sales by 11.1.% Profit was above the previous year´s level by 13.3%.

March 18, 2011

Tough Negotiations Epected in Austria's Electrical Industry

Collective agreement negotiations for about 50,000 workers in the electrical industry start today.

March 18, 2011

Wienerberger Acquires Belgian Brick Producer

The Austrian brick manufacturer reached the acquisition of facing brick producer Heylen Bricks in Veldwezelt, Belgium

March 18, 2011

B&C Sells 29.9% of Lenzing AG

The initial step for the IPO of the Austrian pulp manufacturer Lenzing AG already has taken place.

March 17, 2011

Lenzing: Demand is Greater than Capacity

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

March 15, 2011

AMAG: € 170m Special Dividend before IPO

The owner of the Austrian metal company will sell 60% to 80% of the shares. Moreover, a capital increase is planned.

March 15, 2011

Case IH: Increase in Tractor Production

The American company which produces tractors in Austrian St. Valentin, plans to expand its capacity massively.

March 12, 2011

FACC is Considering Going Public in Asia

The Austrian aircraft component manufacturer could soon be listed on the stock exchange in China.

March 11, 2011

Schoeller-Bleckmann Records Steep Rise in Profits

Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG: Substantial profit improvement in fiscal 2010 – Dividend proposal € 1.00 after € 0.50

March 11, 2011

AMAG: First IPO since 2007

After more than three yeas, a new company will be listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange: the aluminum company AMAG.

March 10, 2011

Capital Increase for Lenzing AG

Lenzing and B & C announce plans for Public Offering of Lenzing shares. € 75m are to be raised.

March 9, 2011

Lenzing AG: 2010 Figures Confirmed

The management of the Austrian Fiber Manufacturer proposes dividend of € 1.55 per share for 2010.

March 9, 2011

RHI: Rise in EBIT by 130%

The Austrian manufacturer of refractory products announced its preleminary results for 2010. Revenues increased by 23%. Operating result margin climbs from 6.4% to 9.1%.

March 9, 2011

Major Order from China for Emco

The A-Tec's subsidiary Emco has receaved an order from China for € 7m.

March 8, 2011

Zumtobel: New Light Center in Dubai

The lighting company based in Vorarlberg, Austria, is multiplying its competences in the Middle East. The Dubai Light Center aims to present realistic solutions for professional interior lighting.

March 8, 2011

Zumtobel: Earnings Doubled

The Austrian lighting company announced its results for the first nine months of 2010/11. EBIT rose by 66%.

March 8, 2011

Andritz: Possible Loss of the Belo Monte Project

The Brazilian government is fighting for the realization of the controversial Belo Monte project, whose approval has been blocked in court.

March 3, 2011

Binder+Co: Significant Rise in Sales and Profits

The Austrian engineering group Binder+Co was progressing well in 2010: sales revenues and EBIT above the level of last year, order intake up by 39%

March 3, 2011

2010 was an "Ambivalent Year" for the Austrian Paper Industry

Satisfactory capacity utilization, but rising costs for raw materials and personnel.

March 2, 2011

Austrian Production Rising Substantially

Opposing production trends in industry and construction in November 2010; turnover +14.5%. Strong increase of production in metal industry.

March 2, 2011