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9 09, 2022

The energy turnaround is being implemented step by step at Wietersdorfer

2022-09-09T13:19:39+02:00

A year ago, we revitalized our power plant chain in the Görtschitz Valley and brought it up to the state of the art. In 2022, wood dust combustion was started at the Peggau lime plant with the aim of reducing both CO2 emissions and dependence on gas. At the same time, several large-scale PV plants went and are going into operation in Austria, Spain and Slovenia.

The energy turnaround is being implemented step by step at Wietersdorfer2022-09-09T13:19:39+02:00
17 01, 2022

Under the motto “Go International”, exciting internships are offered in five different countries for summer 2022

2022-01-17T13:46:16+01:00

The Wietersdorfer Group is looking for motivated students who want to gain practical experience in modern industry and thus expand their skills under the motto "Go International". To this end, the company is awarding a total of five exciting internships abroad at its sites in Germany, France, Croatia, Norway and Slovenia in the summer of [...]

Under the motto “Go International”, exciting internships are offered in five different countries for summer 20222022-01-17T13:46:16+01:00
3 12, 2021

Opening of the Görtschitztal hydropower plant chain – 12 million euros investment in green electricity

2021-12-03T14:12:20+01:00

The Wietersdorf revitalized their hydropower plants along the Görtschitz River and now produce 18,000 MWh of green electricity, which corresponds to about ¼ of their total own electricity consumption.

Opening of the Görtschitztal hydropower plant chain – 12 million euros investment in green electricity2021-12-03T14:12:20+01:00
3 08, 2021

Generation change at the top at Poloplast: Alice Godderidge succeeds Wolfgang Lux

2021-08-03T08:34:46+02:00

The WIG management announces that as of 1 June, DI Alice Godderidge will join Wolfgang Lux (CEO) and Konstantin Urbanides (CFO) at the top of Poloplast and will move up to CEO as of 1st October.

Generation change at the top at Poloplast: Alice Godderidge succeeds Wolfgang Lux2021-08-03T08:34:46+02:00
14 01, 2021

As of January 2021, all Lime activities of the Wietersdorfer Group will be combined under the umbrella brand InterCal.

2021-01-14T18:20:02+01:00

The Business Segment Lime consists of four companies in three countries, which produce lime and limestone products at five locations. In recent years, the mutual exchange of information has already been intensified in many areas, be it in production processes, logistics or business management aspects, and synergies have been leveraged. The shared umbrella brand, InterCal [...]

As of January 2021, all Lime activities of the Wietersdorfer Group will be combined under the umbrella brand InterCal.2021-01-14T18:20:02+01:00
31 10, 2019

Knoch, Kern & Co – the WIG shareholding company invests € 10 Mi. in hydropower

2019-10-31T15:59:03+01:00

Green Energy for w&p Zement at the Wietersdorfer plant. In the year 2020 10 Mio. € will be invested do generate 25% CO2 neutral electric energy.

Knoch, Kern & Co – the WIG shareholding company invests € 10 Mi. in hydropower2019-10-31T15:59:03+01:00
6 09, 2019

HOBAS Pipe USA – a Hidden Champion of Wietersdorfer Group – Report: The Humber River Project – Toronto (CDN)

2019-09-09T10:09:12+02:00

In 2018 HOBAS Pipe USA celebrated its 25th anniversary as a highly successful subsidiary of the Wietersdorfer Group. In 2018, 90 employees realized a turnover of $85 million. By the end of 2019, HOBAS' staff might crack the $100 million level.

HOBAS Pipe USA – a Hidden Champion of Wietersdorfer Group – Report: The Humber River Project – Toronto (CDN)2019-09-09T10:09:12+02:00
3 05, 2019

Our Career Page becomes INTERNATIONAL – presently we offer app. 30 vacancies.

2019-05-03T15:46:01+02:00

Our development at home as well as abroad makes us as an employer increasingly interesting. Our job vacancies have long since developed from being a regional provider to an international provider. Over the next few years the Wietersdorfer Group will offer approximately 150 to 200 jobs annually. The range of vacancies is wide, whether Montanists [...]

Our Career Page becomes INTERNATIONAL – presently we offer app. 30 vacancies.2019-05-03T15:46:01+02:00
14 11, 2018

Alpacem – Six regional companies in three countries under one roof

2018-11-14T13:06:40+01:00

125 years ago the Knoch brothers laid the foundation for the Wietersdorfer Group with a cement plant in Carinthia. This resulted in five business units over the following twelve decades. The oldest of these business segments - cement and concrete - is today the market leader in cement and binder in the Alpe-Adriatic region (Southern [...]

Alpacem – Six regional companies in three countries under one roof2018-11-14T13:06:40+01:00
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