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Vienna International Technology Industry News

ISWA Study Tour "Waste-To-Energy" in Austria

The great success of the 2011 study tour has led the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) in cooperation with UV&P to organise another "Waste-to-Energy" study tour in Austria this year.

July 13, 2012

AT&S: Management Board Re-Elected

Andreas Gerstenmayer will keep his function as CEO oft he Austrian high tech company. A dividend of € 0.32 per share has been resolved.

July 6, 2012

Austrian Companies at Semicon West

Strong presence of Austrian Companies at the biggest event for the global microelectronic industry.

July 3, 2012

Austrian Show Case „Engineering“ in Denmark

From 5. September 2012 to 6. September 2012, the Austrian consulting and engineering sector presents its knowledge and skills in Copenhagen.

June 29, 2012

Infineon to Invest € 250m in Austria

In 2012, Infineon Austria´s CEO Monika Kircher-Kohl wants to make investments of € 250m. The high tech company is already looking for new staff.

June 28, 2012

Austrian R&D Expenses Rise to € 8.61bn

In 2012, R&D expenses are expected rise by 4.0% in Austria. The bulk of R&D expenses is contributed by enterprises.

June 6, 2012

Vienna hosts the 19th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems

The 19th ITS World Congress will be held from 22 to 26 October 2012 in Vienna, under the header ITS Vienna 2012 – Smarter on the way.

May 29, 2012

Efkon Strengthens its Market Position in India

New projects in India which were won by the Austrian toll solution supplier are worth approx. € 10m.

May 23, 2012

Lam Research Expands in Austria

The U.S. company opens a new research laboratory in Villach (Carinthia) and thus makes a clear commitment to its Austrian operations.

May 18, 2012

Brain Force Widened Loss

The Austrian IT service company recorded a rise in revenues by 12% in the first half of 2012. Losses totaled € 2.2m.

May 15, 2012

AT&S Expands in the U.S.

The Austrian printed circuit board manufacturer opens second US office.

May 14, 2012

Strong Growth at Quanmax

Due to the restructuring of the subsidiary S&T, the Austrian IT company could raise earnings and revenues.

May 14, 2012

BWT Reports Higher Revenues and Earnings

Revenues of the Austrian water technology company reached € 119.1m (+3.0%). EBIT accounted for € 6.7m (+7.6%). BWT´s net result totaled € 4.3m (+19.6%).

May 11, 2012

Stagnating Revenues at Binder+Co

Sales revenues and EBIT at the processing, environmental and packaging technology company remained at the level of the preceding year. Order backlog rose by 24.1%.

May 10, 2012

AT&S: Declining Profit Expected

The Austrian producer of semiconductors is epxected to achieve stagnating revenues and declining net income.

May 9, 2012

Austrians in the Centre of the Global IT Industry

The first Austrian companies from the IT industry are currently in California as part of the "Go Silicon Valley 2012" technology initiative.

May 3, 2012

U.S. Delegation Impressed by Austrian Urban Technologies

“Austria is probably 10 years ahead of the U.S. in regard to urban planning and implemented technologies,” was the credo heard from visiting U.S. experts on urban planning when visiting Austria in April 2012.

May 2, 2012

Cross Industries Still in the Red

Due to interest expenses, the Austrian industrial holding company recorded losses of € 4.5m after € 4.8m in 2010.

April 30, 2012

S&T Underlines Profitability

The Austrian IT company was able to achieve the turnaround. After losses of € 11.7m, the first quarter of 2012 brought profits of € 1.8m.

April 28, 2012

Substantial Revenue Increase at austriamicrosystems

austriamicrosystems recorded revenue and earnings growth in the first quarter of 2012 and expects full year revenue growth to exceed 30% compared to 2011.

April 23, 2012

Siemens Austria and Verbund to Establish Electric Mobility Provider

The technology and electricity company found a joint venture in order to serve and develop the Austrian electric mobility market.

April 20, 2012

EVN Expands into Serbia

EVN subsidiary WTE Wassertechnik GmbH wins the contract for construction of a drinking water treatment plant in Zrenjanin, Serbia.

April 19, 2012

Quanmax Posted Record Revenues

The Austrian IT copmany achieved record revenues of € 153.2m in fiscal year of 2011. This corresponds to an increase of 90 percent compared to € 80.7m in the previous year.

April 16, 2012

Kapsch: Critique by Czech Republic

The toll collection system in the Czech Republic is more expensive in Austria or Germany, the Czech audit authority alleges.

April 14, 2012

SW Umwelttechnik Improved Earnings

The Austrian environmental technology company still records operating losses. Turnover fell considerably.

April 13, 2012

CSC: Substantial Growth in CEE Markets Expected

The U.S. IT service supplier CSC upgrades the Viennese subsidiary again. Recently, CSC Austria became a regional headquarter for ten countries. Now, a R&D center was created.

April 5, 2012

S&T Achieved Turnaround

The realization of investor participation stabilized the Austrian IT service provider and showed positive effects on liquidity, equity capital and group results.

March 29, 2012

Growth in Austrian IT Industry

In 2011, the Austrian Information Technology and Communication Industry achieved revenues of € 54bn. This corresponds to an increase of 6.6%.

March 26, 2012

New Record in Swedish-Austrian Bilateral Trade Volume

Austrian exports to Sweden reached a new record level in 2011. Moreover, the first surplus could be registered.

March 17, 2012

Microsoft Austria Defends First Rank at „Great Place to Work“

In 2012, the U.S. software company is again the best employer among companies beyond 250 employees.

March 17, 2012

Increasing Importance of Environmental Sector

In 2010, the Austrian environmental goods and services sector continued its growth, 7.9% more employees.

March 15, 2012

Ascom Divests its Security Communication Business in Austria

The Swiss IT solution provider sells its subsidiary Ascom Austria Ges.m.b.H. in a management buy-out to the current Managing Director Peter Bernhofer.

March 13, 2012

Canada as Growth Market for Austria´s Environmental Technologic Industry

This week, the Canadian environmental trade fair “Globe 2012” will be held in Vancouver. For Austrian environmental technology suppliers, Canada may be a promising market.

March 12, 2012

Quanmax Achieves Record Turnover in 2011

The Austrian software company achieves turnover of € 150m after € 81m in 2010. Profits of € 7.0m are recorded. S&T generates revenues of approximately € 50m with a slight profit margin.

March 12, 2012

Kapsch TrafficCom IVHS to Open New North American Head Office

Kapsch TrafficCom IVHS Inc., a subsidiary of Austrian Kapsch TrafficCom AG, announced the opening of the new corporate head office in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

March 6, 2012

New Riyadh Sewage Plant With Austrian Technology

Saudi Arabia's Minister signs contract over 80 Mio $ sewage purification plant. ILF participates in the awarded consortium.

March 5, 2012

French and Austrian Automobile Clusters to Cooperate Closer

A delegation of French automobile companies will be received in Graz in order to intensify technologic cooperation.

March 2, 2012

Kapsch TrafficCom with Contract Award in France

Kapsch TrafficCom AG listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange in the prime market segment, reports a contract award in France worth more than € 25m.

March 2, 2012

austriamicrosystems Reports Rise in Revenues and Earnings

The manufacturer of high performance analog ICs registered a 32% rise in revenues. EBIT rose by 59%.

February 29, 2012

Kapsch TrafficCom Receives Order in Belarus

Kapsch TrafficCom receives order for a nationwide electronic toll collection system in Belarus. The contract value for implementation of the system reaches € 267m.

February 29, 2012

Negative Operating Results for Kapsch TrafficCom

Due to delays in two major projects, the Austria toll collection system supplier recorded operating losses in the third quarter of 2011/12. Revenues were up massively.

February 29, 2012

Saubermacher Leaves Croatia

The Austrian waste treatment acquired a stake in the largest Croatian waste management company. Now, the stake is sold again.

February 29, 2012

Atos Keeps Vienna as CEE Headquarters

After the takeover of Siemens IT solutions (SIS), the French IT service provider keeps Vienna as headquarters for Central and Eastern Europe.

February 27, 2012

CSC Establishes its CEE Headquarters in Vienna

The U.S. IT service supplier CSC upgrades the Viennese subsidiary as regional headquarters for ten countries.

February 22, 2012

Beko Shows Good Performance

The Austrian IT company could increase sales by 6.2% to € 13.8m. Operating profits were stable.

February 21, 2012

Strong Rise in Profits for Pankl

The Austrian producer of automotive and aeronautic components expects further revenues growth and EBIT improvement in 2012.

February 20, 2012

Brain Force Records Losses Again

In spite of rising sales, the Austrian IT company registers slight losses. Brain Force justifies itself with the price pressure and sales activities.

February 16, 2012

Rising Profits and Sales at Fabasoft

The Austrian software producer announces preliminary figures for the first nine months of the fiscal year 2011/2012.

February 13, 2012

BWT Records Declining Profits

The Austrian water technology company sees its revenue target met, earnings were affected by brand building. Dividends have to be cut substantially.

February 13, 2012

Major Orders for Siemens Austria From Mexico and Thailand

The Mexican steel producer Tyasa ordered the construction of a completed steelworks. In Thailand, Siemens Austria builds a roller plant.

February 11, 2012