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 [...]
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Following the successful merger of HOBAS Europa and Amiantit Europa into Amiblu, local priorities will be set in production. In Poland, in Dąbrowa Górnicza (about 70 km northwest of Krakow), the new prefabricated fittings hall was inaugurated on 21 September. After technical approvals the production will be started up by the end of the year. [...]
With a passenger volume of 5 million passengers per year, the international airport John Paul II Krakow-Balice is the second largest in Poland. After extensive modernization in 2000, HOBAS was able to offer its products as early as 2003. In the current stage of expansion the airport operator decided on products from Amiblu and this [...]
In 2018, some Wietersdorfer teams again took part in the engagement days of the network “Verantwortung Zeigen” (Show Responsibility). It has already tradition that employees of Wietersdorfer serve for a good cause. Teams from four to seven people offer clients from nonprofit organizations and children of the “SOS Kinderdorf” (SOS Childrens’s Village) a wonderful day [...]
WIG increased its share from 25,1% to 50% by May 25th 2018. Today the Wietersdorfer Holding and the Family Kirn hold 50% each of Calcit. This cooperation under the lead of Kirn Management opens new opportunities in the European market. Being a successful company with a turnover of 100 million Euros plus it will be [...]
The starting point for the development and finally successful implementation of the Mercury Reduction Plant "XMercury" was the Minamata Agreement launched by the UNEP in 2013, in which the cement industry was also required to make an important contribution to the reduction of global mercury emissions and inventiveness of the Wietersdorf technicians. Together with its [...]
In October last year the RTO plant went into operation. The abbreviation of the post-combustion plant, RTO, stands for the principle of Regenerative Thermal Oxidation. In this case, regenerative means that the exhaust gas is heated up and cooled by means of high energy efficiency through large ceramic heat accumulators in the towers of the [...]