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News archive 2011

Schweighofer sholarship awarded

At the Faculty of Forestry & Explotation of Forest at the University of Transylvania in Brasov 3 one-year sholarships were awarded, each worth 300 Euro/monthly. The future sholarship holder were determined in a competition where theoretical and practical skills were demanded.

Donation for school in Comanesti

The generous sponsoring of Holzindustrie Schweighofer Group in Romania for School No. 7 in Comanesti made possible replacement works for windows, heating pipes and radiators.

Donation for romanian college

Holzindustrie Schweighofer donates college "Lucian Blaga" from Sebes/Romania a sum of EUR 140,353.04 for the renovation of the main building.

A new CHP for Radauti

It was decided to build a second combined heat and power plant on biomass in Radauti. Construction will begin the last quater of 2011 and starting up will be in 2012.

Timber for children's home

Holzindustrie Schweighofer Sebes supports children's home Sf. Stefan in Saniob/Bihor county with 10 m3 timber for the construction of their warehouse.

Addition to capacity in Siret

The level of orders was beyond our expectations during the summer. As a result production capacity was expanded by placing into operation a third press, so that production increased by 45%.

Renovation of the fire protection system in Comanesti

The fire protection system in Comanesti is renewed through the establishment of a fire water reservoir, a pump station, an outer ring line and the connection to the existing internal fire hydrandts.

Schweighofer Fiber launches new website

For Schweighofer Fiber in Hallein the new corporate website www.schweighofer is available!

Purchase of M-real Hallein GmbH finished

The acquisition of M-real Hallein by the Schweighofer Group is completed. On September 1, 2011 took place the Closing and thus the final transfer of ownership. In the future the enterprise in Hallein is named "Schweighofer Fiber". Details at press.

Corporate film of Holzindustie Schweighofer

If you want to know our company better, have a look at our new corporate film!

Demolation of old construction at Baco

The demolition process of the 48 years old saw mill and annex buildings started in Comanesti. A new 6500 m2 hall with new core line equipment will replace the old construction.

Start of pellet production in Comanesti

The new pellet mill in Comanesti is finished and the production is running. First big bags were delivered last month.

Schweighofer Group buys Mreal Hallein GmbH

The signing took place on Wednesday, June 29, 2011. The new company within Schweighofer Group now focuses on the production of high quality pulp and bio energy. Within the forthcoming two years Schweighofer intends to invest about 60 Million Euro. Details at press.

Schweighofer Prize 2011 - Awards ceremony in Vienna

For the 5th time the Schweighofer Prize was presented in Vienna. This unique European Innovation Award for the Forest-Based Sector awarded innovative wood-based solutions for energy efficient buildings and renewable energy with € 300.000. See more details at press.

Donation for the Hospital in Saveni

A reason for joy in the hospital of Saveni / Romania: Holzindustrie Schweighofer donates medical equipment and various pieces of furniture in value by more than 140,000 EUR.

holzindustrie schweighofer baco at interzum 2011

Don´t miss the opportunity to vizit us in Köln/Germany from 25. - 28. May at interzum, the leading international trade fair for suppliers of furniture and interior design industry.