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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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  • 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 ...

  • Binderholz GmbH

    Still only a small sawmill operation 60 years ago, the family operation has become a leading European company today, equipped with cutting-edge technologies and production methods, with a corresponding reputation on the timber market. The ...

  • Scheuch GmbH

    Innovative air and environmental technology in the industrial sector has been the domain of Scheuch for 50 years. Whether it is for extraction, dedusting, conveying, flue gas purification or plant manufacturing. Scheuch is the market and ...

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