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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

  • 267,4

    million euros of exports in solid wood boards

  • 70%

    export quota

  • 27,582

    employees

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  • JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH

    JOANNEUM RESEARCH develops solutions and technologies for business and industry in a wide range of sectors and conducts cutting-edge research at an international level.

  • Mayr-Melnhof Holz Holding AG

    Mayr-Melnhof Holz is one of the leading companies in the timber industry in Europe. The group has its headquarters in Leoben and 9 production locations in Austria, Germany, the Czech Republic and Sweden.

  • KÖLBL European Tonewood GmbH

    KÖLBL European Tonewood GmbH is a family business and has been producing tonewood for 3 generations now.

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