News Overview

2017-10-30
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper

Laakirchen: PM10 starts with production of recycled containerboard

The converted PM10 has been put back into operation after 10-weeks conversion.
2017-07-27
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper

Laakirchen Papier invests EUR 6 million in Paper Machine 11 and focuses on sustainable SC paper production

Following a capacity enlargement to 350,000 t/y, the Paper Machine 11 numbers among the most efficient in Europe
2017-04-04
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Starboard

interpack 2017: heinzelpaper presents the new starboard product brand

With its Laakirchen Papier and Raubling Papier production locations, heinzelpaper is a strong and flexible partner to the packaging industry. Accordingly, under the starboard brand, it now offers a strong and environment-friendly range of containerboard based on recycled paper.
2017-03-31
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier

2016 was a successful year for the Heinzel Group

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.
2017-03-16
  • Heinzel Paper

Heinzel Paper presents starboard at the Interpack

The interpack 2017, which will take place in Dusseldorf from 4 to 10 May, will see Heinzel Paper unveil its new starboard product brand to a large audience of international specialists for the first time.
2017-02-17
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper

In 2017, Laakirchen Papier will pass another milestone with entry into the growing packaging paper market.

For Laakirchen Papier 2016 was characterised by success. Moreover, in the wake of an investment project involving over EUR 100 million and entry into the containerboard market, in 2017 the Upper Austrian paper manufacturer is to conclude a complete reorientation.
2016-12-16
  • Heinzel Paper

Paper with a reduced grammage – a move by retailing towards optimised resource use

Leaflets continue to be an important means of advertising for retailing companies and in the course of a year constitute a large cost item. One possibility for cost optimisation is a slight reduction in paper grammage. Mathias Klee from Laakirchen Papier has noted this market tendency for some time and as a Technical Customer Service, he recently accompanied this type of product development for an international operating food retail chain in Hungary.
2016-09-30
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper

New paper quality 'GraphoLogIQ BE'

GraphoLogIQ BE has been awarded lately with the environmental seal "The Blue Angel" (German: Der Blaue Engel) and completes the eco-friendly trio with GraphoVerde BE and GraphoSet BE
2016-08-12
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper

Heinzel Group to invest over EUR 100 million in Laakirchen

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.
2016-04-11
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Europapier

Heinzel Paper at DRUPA 2016

Heinzel Group participates as exhibitor in the DRUPA fair (31st of May – 10th of June 2016) in Düsseldorf this year. Several members of Heinzel Group such as Laakirchen Papier AG, Starkraft, Starboard, Wilfried Heinzel AG and Europapier will be present.
2016-04-04
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier

2015 was a successful year for Heinzel Group

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.
2016-01-27
  • Heinzel Group
  • Zellstoff Pöls

Personnel changes within the Heinzel Group

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.
2016-01-22
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper

Acquisition of the Raubling location successfully concluded

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.
2015-12-21
  • Heinzel Group

Top management change – previous Pöls head Kurt Maier to become new CEO

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.
2015-12-17
  • Heinzel Paper

Restart of PM 10 at Laakirchen Papier AG: 80 days after the fire disaster, production on PM 10 has been resumed on December 16th, 2015.

Since 6.30 a.m. on December 16, 2015, PM 10 is again producing paper grades for the SC market.
2015-10-30
  • Heinzel Group

Extensive investments at the Heinzel Group’s industrial locations

The Heinzel Group has drawn up ambitious acquisition and expansion plans for its plants in both Austria and Estonia. Investments totalling EUR 150 million are foreseen for the group’s three existing, industrial locations.
2015-10-05
  • Heinzel Paper

Clearing up at Laakirchen Papier AG following the fire at PM 10 ongoing; Repairs started immediately

The fire at Laakirchens PM10 only partially damaged the paper machine. Repair works started already.
2015-09-25
  • Heinzel Paper

Expert team starts immediate accident investigation at Heinzel Paper in Laakirchen

A fire on the PM10 paper machine did not cause any injuries and there was no impact on either the environment or the neighbourhood. The evacuation was quiet and orderly. The extinguishing systems functioned. Upon arrival in Laakirchen, an external team of experts started work at once.
2015-08-17
  • Heinzel Paper

EU Ecolabel for GraphoMagIQ, GraphoLogIQ, and GraphoMotion

Laakirchen Papier AG has been awarded the EU Ecolabel for its newly developed SC papers GraphoMagIQ, GraphoLogIQ and GraphoMotion.
2015-03-30
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier

Sales record for the Heinzel Group

In 2014, the Heinzel Group once again demonstrated its inherent dynamism with an increase in sales revenues of 5.8 per cent to EUR 1,406.5 million.
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