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Overview

Austrian companies are extremely well represented in international project business. They are part of an extensive worldwide network, maintain excellent contact with international finance institutions and have proven to be trusted partners to companies from all over the globe.

International Project Business

A long record of successful cooperation with international partners has propelled Austrian companies to the top of the international project business.

Traditionally Austria counts as a source of expertise for industrial plant construction and industrial fittings, renewable energy, environmental technology and mechanical engineering. Experienced specialists have a particularly strong track record in water treatment and irrigation as well as major environmental engineering and infrastructure projects: hospital facilities, sewage systems, road and rail networks and power plants made with Austrian expertise are synonymous with durability and safety worldwide.

Austrian expertise in the energy sector and developing solutions for renewable energies enjoys strong global demand.

Austrian companies have a particularly strong international presence in the following sectors: 

  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Environmental engineering / water
  • Healthcare / hospital construction
  • Energy / renewable energies
  • Transport
  • Consulting & Engineering


Long Tradition of Austrian Quality

In these fields, from consulting to production right through to supply and installation, there are experienced specialists who successfully realise projects with international partners.

Austria’s engineering, architectural and planning offices are home to highly qualified specialists who provide support for major projects from domestic and foreign companies, ranging from feasibility studies to initial consultation, right through to successful completion and quality controls.

Industrial companies from Austria have an excellent global reputation. They are famous for the quality of their services, for top technologies and products as well as innovative trends.

Examples of Austrian project expertise

Austrian companies such as Andritz, Vamed, Porr, AME International, Kapsch, A-TEC, Plasser & Theurer, STRABAG, S.O.L.I.D., VA Tech, Siemens, Doppelmayr, Voith, VAE AG and Voestalpine, to name but a few, have decades of globally acclaimed experience in planning, executing and follow-up services on large-scale projects:

Dozens of Austrian companies are involved in ensuring that the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are a great success.

Ropeway engineering firm, Doppelmayr Seilbahnen GmbH , a company that is particularly focused on exports and has installed ropeway systems at Doha Airport in Qatar and Durban Station in South Africa, will be delivering 20 systems to Sochi.

Andritz Hydro , one of the world’s leading suppliers of customised plants, systems and services for generating hydropower, has provided turbines, electrical fittings and engineering services for power plants in Dagachhu in Bhutan and Ilisu in Eastern Turkey.

STRABAG SE employs over 75,500 people worldwide and has been entrusted with building the second segment of the A2 toll road in Poland as well as road construction projects in Romania and India. STRABAG SE is the parent of many well-known companies in the construction business, for example the Züblin subsidiary, which heads up the consortium for the construction of “Khalifa Port” in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The Porr Group is building the Ashta hydropower plant in Albania, just one example of the Group’s successful positioning as a full service provider in the complex infrastructure sector.

Plasser & Theurer exports cutting-edge machinery and high-quality mechanical systems for railway construction, maintenance and renovation and is represented in over 100 countries.

Styrian solar engineering company, S.O.L.I.D. Gesellschaft für Solarinstallation und Design mbH , won the tender in 2010 for a major project to erect a thermal solar plant in Singapore and is installing a solar cooling system for a wildlife park in the United Arab Emirates.

VAMED AG builds, modernises and operates hospitals across the globe. The Group is currently involved in 140 hospitals with around 50,000 beds.

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