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Forestry / Timber Industries

Forests safeguard biodiversity and are used for recreation. Almost half of Austria’s land is used for forestry. Timber, an important renewable resource, is used in windows, floors, prefabricated houses, glulam, paper and board processing, furniture and biomass energy production. Austria is also a leader in woodworking machinery. Forestry and Timber Industries from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious
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Facts and figures - Forestry / Timber Industries

  • 4

    million hectares of forest

  • 269

    million euros of exports in solid wood boards

  • 70%

    export quota

  • 26,382


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    WIEHAG GmbH Timber Construction has over 170 years of experience in structural timber construction. The headquarters are located in Altheim, Upper Austria with additional sales offices in London, Stuttgart and Bilbao. As Europe's leading ...

  • M. Kaindl OG

    Wood is more than a raw material. It is the natural basis of the ideas. Kaindl is leader when it comes to innovations in the fields of flooring and interior design. Truly inspiring boards and floors. What began as a small sawmill back in ...

  • Vimpex Handelsgesellschaft m.b.H.

    Vimpex is the point of contact for paper and cardboard supplies to the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. Vimpex Handelsgesellschaft mbH, based in Vienna is the point of contact for paper and cardboard supplies to the Middle East, ...

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