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Austrian Business Circle Company Visit to Wienerberger India 

14. December 2017

Austrian Company Wienerberger opened its doors to its production site in Kunigal on 12th December

A big thank you to Wienerberger India for hosting the first Austrian Business Circle Company Visit!

After the arrival to the facilities of Wienerberger India in Kunigal near Bangalore, the delegation  - which was comprised of Austrian company representatives from India as well as of Siegfried Weidlich and Sampath Kumar from Advantage Austria India - was welcomed by Mr. Monnada Appaiah, MD of Wienerberger India. He briefed the delegates about the company and its operations before showing the production site itself.
And not to forget, the delegation was also invited to plant a tree at the facilties of Wienerberger to remember the visit in the future (please see picture).

The Austrian Wienerberger group is world’s largest producer of clay (terracotta) building bricks and the leading player in the clay roof market in Europe.  With its strong presence across 30 countries, Wienerberger has become the foremost authority when it comes to natural, sustainable, green building material solution provider. Weinerberger uses state-of-the-art technology to produce internationally accepted wall, roof, façade and landscaping solutions.

The company was incorporated in India in the year 2006 in Kunigal, near Bangalore, to produce high quality clay building materials for the local market. In Kunigal facility, the company produces high quality horizontally perforated clay blocks under the brand name Porotherm Smart Bricks and also Thermal Insulated Clay Blocks, Porotherm Vertically Perforated Load Bearing Clay Blocks and Porotherm HP Grinded Blocks.

After lunch to which the MD of Wienerberger India, Mr. Monnanda Appaiah, invited the delegates to the company's cafeteria, a brief discussion between the delegates took place about common business interests in India and best practices. Further, Deputy Head of Advantage Austria India, Mr. Siegfried Weidlich, briefed the delegation about the plans and targets of Advantage Austria in India for 2018.

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15. December 2017

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