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News and press releases from heinzelsales and other Heinzel Group companies

2021-04-07
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier
  • Starboard

HEINZEL GROUP increases production and completely frees itself from debt in the pandemic year 2020

Sebastian Heinzel joins management team
2020-12-02
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Heinzel Paper

Laakirchen Papier and heinzelsales expand sales team in Western Europe

Vienna and Laakirchen, 02.12.2020. heinzelsales (Wilfried Heinzel AG) strengthens its sales offices in Wiesbaden (Germany) and Paris (France) in order to ensure sales of publication paper of Laakirchen Papier as well as optimal customer service in Germany, France, and the Benelux countries in the long-term.
2020-10-28
  • Heinzel Group
  • Europapier

Moderne Verpackung Hoffmann GmbH acquires business of Oskar Eder Verpackungstechnik GmbH

For Moderne Verpackung Hofmann this acquisition is a further step in strengthening its leading position as packaging merchant in Austria and South of Germany and it will increase its customer portfolio.
2020-10-27
  • Estonian Cell

Estonian Cell was awarded the title of environmentally friendly company of the year

Estonian Cell, a pulpwood producer that has made large investments in reducing its environmental impact in recent years, was declared the winner of the "Environmentally Friendly Company of the Year" competition. The new water treatment solution, which has brought the title, saves 5.5 GWh of electricity per year.
2020-09-01
  • Heinzel Group

Heinzel Group supports EPIS’ initiative #GreenSource

Heinzel Group is a member of EPIS (European Pulp Industry Sector) and therefore supports the #GreenSource initiative to promote the role of forest-fibre industries in the effort to achieve the EU’s climate neutrality target by 2050.
2020-08-26
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper

Laakirchen Papier continues to be committed to the production and sales of SC paper

Laakirchen, 26th August 2020 / Following today’s announcement by the Swedish SCA Group about discussions regarding a possible closure of its paper machines in Ortviken (Sweden) and consequently possible effects on various corporate divisions of the group, the Austrian paper manufacturer Laakirchen Papier AG comments on this issue as follows:
2020-07-16
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier
  • Starboard

Heinzel Group joins industry alliance “4evergreen”

Heinzel Group is a member of the “4evergreen” alliance, which strives to increase the share of fiber-based packaging in order to sustainably reduce the impact on climate and the environment.
2020-06-04
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier
  • Starboard

Kurt Maier appointed new Austropapier President

Since the beginning of June 2020, Dr. Kurt Maier (CEO of Heinzel Group) has been the new President of Austropapier, the Association of the Austrian Paper Industry.
2020-03-31
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier
  • Starboard

Heinzel Group’s solid result 2019 leaves it well equipped for corona crisis

Clear commitment to continued supply of customers with paper and pulp
2020-01-23
  • Heinzel Group
  • Zellstoff Pöls

Heinzel Group to expand pulp capacity in Pöls

Investment in the production of unbleached pulp
2019-10-21
  • Heinzel Sales

Eric Defouni joins Heinzel Sales in North America

Developing the North American market for Heinzel Sales
2019-08-30
  • Heinzel Sales

Matthew Burke as new Sales Director for North Rim

Heinzel Sales, the sales network of Heinzel Group, is happy to announce the addition of Matthew Burke as Sales Director to its pulp and paper trading subsidiary North Rim in Vancouver, Canada. Matthew is responsible for developing global sales for North American pulp and paper producers on behalf of North Rim with immediate effect.
2019-06-07
  • Heinzel Sales

Tomas Jonson joins Heinzel Sales from FMS

Strengthening Heinzel's Sales Network in North America. Heinzel Sales, the sales network of Heinzel Group, is pleased to announce the addition of Tomas Jonson as Executive Vice President to its sales and trading Business in North America.
2019-06-06
  • Heinzel Group
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft

Starkraft, Business Unit of Zellstoff Pöls AG, successfully starts up its second paper machine

Built with an investment volume of 130 million euros in a construction time of 17 months, the new PM3 can produce 100,000 metric tons of kraft paper per year.
2019-04-03
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier
  • Heinzel Energy
  • Starboard

Heinzel Group achieves record results in 2018

- Sales revenues up 14% to EUR 2.1 billion - EBIT (EUR 195 million) and net income (EUR 145 million) more than doubled - Net debt further reduced despite investments of EUR 127 million and acquisitions
2019-01-08
  • Heinzel Sales

Koehler and heinzelsales announce Partnership for Flexible Packaging

Less than a year ago, Koehler Paper Group announced the launch of a large-scale investment in Kehl, Germany, as the first step towards a new paper machine on which to produce papers for flexible packaging. heinzelsales will act as distribution partner for the marketing of the papers in France, Spain and Portugal.
2018-10-15
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Starkraft

HEINZELSALES hires Paula Borges to promote sales of STARKRAFT MG papers in Latin America

Vienna, October 15, 2018. heinzelsales (Wilfried Heinzel AG), the sales network of HEINZEL GROUP, today announces that Paula Borges has joined the company in the position of Sales Manager Specialty Papers Latin America. Paula Borges will promote the sales of STARKRAFT bleached MG papers from HEINZEL GROUP’s new paper machine currently under construction in Austria.
2018-08-24
  • Heinzel Sales

Heinzelsales turnes 70 - a message from the CEO to our customers, partners and friends,

This year we are celebrating our company’s 70th anniversary. Its history began in 1948 when it was founded by my granduncle Wilfried Heinzel in Austria.
2018-08-24
  • Heinzel Sales

Heinzelsales - busy bees supporting real ones

We are proud to inform that we have started a sponsorship of the beekeepers Pannonische Imkergemeinschaft. Dozens of their beehives have been placed at our sister company‘s organic farm Domaine Albrechtsfeld in Austria.
2018-04-18
  • Heinzel Sales

heinzelsales acquires Firgos Malaysia

Sales network of Heinzel Group establishes base for paper and board sales in Southeast Asia
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