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.
With its STARKRAFT brand, HEINZEL GROUP is one of Europe’s leading producers of
machine glazed kraft paper (MG paper) for flexible packaging purposes. Currently Heinzel is
constructing a second paper machine at the site of Zellstoff Pöls AG in Austria which is
scheduled to start in the second quarter of 2019. “With a total capacity of 200,000 metric
tons of MG paper we will be a global supplier in this segment”, says Sebastian Heinzel, CEO
of heinzelsales. “We are very happy that Paula Borges has joined us to develop our sales in
Latin American markets from Mexico to Chile.”
Paula Borges is an experienced sales professional for flexible packaging papers. She has
worked for a leading Brazilian MG paper producer in the position of Global Export Manager
for many years. “I am looking forward to promoting the highly specialized papers from our
state-of-the-art machine”, says Borges. In her new position she is also be responsible for
sales of complimentary kraft paper grades from other paper manufacturers sourced through
the global heinzelsales network.
heinzelsales (Wilfried Heinzel AG) is HEINZEL GROUP’s global sales network for paper and
pulp. heinzelsales is headquartered in Vienna, Austria, and partners with pulp and paper
producers all around the world to distribute their products to more than 100 markets.
STARKRAFT is a brand of bleached MG papers for flexible packaging produced at
HEINZEL GROUPS’ Zellstoff Pöls AG in Austria. With two modern state-of-the-art paper
machines (one constructed in 2013 and one due to enter the market in 2019) STARKRAFT
aims to be a worldwide leader in quality and reliability for customers.
For enquiries please contact:
Specialty Papers Latin America
Mobile: +55 11 99640-0467
E- Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sales network of Heinzel Group establishes base for paper and board sales in Southeast Asia
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.
Europapier Group is the most important paper merchant in CEE and a pioneer in the region’s markets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.