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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

    employees

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  • HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER

    Established in 1901, the family enterprise employs more than 1.600 people. With its eight production sites in Austria, Germany, Slovenia and Russia, HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER is one of Europe’s largest and most prominent timber industry ...

  • Fritz Egger GmbH & Co. OG

    The EGGER Group, with its head office in St. Johann in Tirol, is one of the leading international wood-based materials manufacturers. Founded in 1961, the family-based company now has 18 production plants with approx. 9,600 worldwide ...

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