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Facts and Figures

Here you can find selected data on the importance of the Austrian wood industry and the Austrian pulp and paper industries.

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Wood

Woodland in Austria: approx. 4 million hectares (= 47.6% of the country's surface area)


Austrian wood industry – key data 2015

Association of the Austrian Wood Industry. Report 2015/2016
Companies (thereof sawmills)1,315 (1,071)
Staff (thereof apprentices)approx. 25,484 (733)
Production value of the wood processing industry (in Euro)7.49 bn
Export quota66 %

Export figures by region 2015

Association of the Austrian Wood Industry. Report 2014/2015
RegionValue in EUR millionShare on total exports in %
EU3,666.86 73.9 %
Remaining Europe641.9812.9 %
Developing countries135.102.7 %
Remaining countries518.8210.5 %
Total4,962.76100.0 %

Exports by product group in EUR million 2015

Source: Association of the Austrian Wood Industry. Report 2015/2016
Windows67.27
Doors39.25
Wooden floors202.66
Laminated timber399.20
Furniture (home, kitchen, office and shop furniture …)1,836.02
Solid wood panels198.45
Sawn softwood995.53

The 10 largest companies of the wood industry in Austria by net turnover in million euro (2015)

Source: http://www.trendtop500.at/
1. Egger Holzwerkstoffe GmbH. 2,264.60
2. Umdasch Group AG 1,215.07
3. Doka Group 1,047.61
4. Stora Enso Wood Products GmbH 685.00
5. Pfeifer Holding GmbH 564.00
6. Mayr-Melnhof Holz Holding AG 559.48
7. Binder Beteiligungs AG 438.00
8. Kaindl M. 433.00
9. Hasslacher Holding GmbH 255.00
10. Umdasch Shopfitting Group 168.35

Paper

Austrian paper industry – key data 2015

Source: Austropapier. Annual report 2015/2016
Companies24
Staffapprox. 7,900
Production (paper & cardboard)4,964,516 metric tons 
Export quota87.2 %

Exports by region 2015 (in metric tons)

Source: Austropapier. Annual report 2015/2016
RegionPaper & cardboardPulp
Europe3,648,365185,448
Africa191,0263,538
Americas220,29476
Asia & Australia309,361160,421

Austrian paper and board converting industry – key data 2015

Source: PROPAK Products of Paper & Cardboard, Annual report 2015/2016
Companies142
Staffapprox. 9,270
Production value (in Euro)approx. 2.2 bn
Export quota70.0 %

Austrian paper and board converting industry - exports by region 2015

Source: PROPAK Products of Paper & Cardboard, Annual report 2015/2016
Regionin EUR million
EU1,114
Remaining Europe80
Remaining countries366

Austrian paper and board converting industry - production and exports by product group 2015

Source: PROPAK Products of Paper & Cardboard, Annual report 2015/2016. *) Total exports of the 3 positions: EUR 962 m
Product groupProduction in EUR millionShare on total production in %Export in EUR million
Folding boxes, solid fibre board35115.7269
Corrugated cardboard, corrugated packaging54324.4279
Flexible packaging1074.850
Hygienic paper products24211.0*
Office products1245.6*
Other paper products86138.5*
Total2,2291001,560

The 10 largest companies of the paper industry in Austria by net turnover in million euro (2015)

Source: http://www.trendtop500.at/
1. Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG (Holding) 2,181.50
2. Prinzhorn Holding GmbH 1,231.00
3. delfortgroup AG - Gr. 743.80
4. Sappi Austria Produktions GmbH & Co KG 638.20
5. Ganahl AG 289.05
6. UPM - Kymmene Austria GmbH (vormals Steyrermühl AG) 270.00
7. SIG Combibloc GmbH & Co KG 267.30
8. Trierenberg Holding AG 263.00
9. Laakirchen Papier AG 258.60
10. Nettingsdorfer Papierfabrik AG & Co KG 249.20
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