News Overview

2017-07-03
  • Heinzel Group
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft

Heinzel Group to build second paper machine in Pöls

The Heinzel Group has now initiated its next strategic initiative in the packaging paper segment.
2017-03-31
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier

2016 was a successful year for the Heinzel Group

The Heinzel Group can again reflect upon a successful financial year in 2016 during which it was able to increase markedly both its production and trading volumes, and thus raise its consolidated sales revenues by 19.1 per cent to EUR 1,763.3 million.
2016-04-04
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier

2015 was a successful year for Heinzel Group

Heinzel Group was again able to achieve growth in 2015 with a rise in sales revenues of 5.3% to EUR 1,480.4 million.
2016-01-27
  • Heinzel Group
  • Zellstoff Pöls

Personnel changes within the Heinzel Group

Alfred Heinzel withdrawing from his current position as the Heinzel Holding CEO, and the current Management Board spokesperson of the group’s Zellstoff Pöls AG, Kurt Maier, assuming this function at the next AGM on 31 March 2016 will result in further personnel changes within the Heinzel Group.
2016-01-22
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper

Acquisition of the Raubling location successfully concluded

Following the receipt of approval from the anti-trust authorities, at the end of 2015 the Heinzel Holding was able to finalise the takeover of the Mondi Raubling paper location agreed in October 2015.
2015-12-21
  • Heinzel Group

Top management change – previous Pöls head Kurt Maier to become new CEO

In its meeting on 18 December 2015, the Supervisory Board of the Heinzel Group appointed Kurt Maier as new Chief Executive Officer of Heinzel Holding GmbH. Kurt Maier, currently spokesman of the Management Board of the group company Zellstoff Pöls AG, will assume his new role with effect from the next general meeting on 31 March 2016.
2015-10-30
  • Heinzel Group

Extensive investments at the Heinzel Group’s industrial locations

The Heinzel Group has drawn up ambitious acquisition and expansion plans for its plants in both Austria and Estonia. Investments totalling EUR 150 million are foreseen for the group’s three existing, industrial locations.
2015-07-01
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft

Marketing Award Steiermark

Top submissions from Styria for the Austrian Marketing Award 2015
2015-06-25
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft

Austrian logistics prize

Awarded for the best innovative overall solution
2015-03-30
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier

Sales record for the Heinzel Group

In 2014, the Heinzel Group once again demonstrated its inherent dynamism with an increase in sales revenues of 5.8 per cent to EUR 1,406.5 million.
2015-01-26
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft

Touching the economy

The children from the 3rd class (elementary school Pöls) along with their teachers visit Zellstoff Pöls/Starkraft.
2014-11-05
  • Zellstoff Pöls

Zellstoff Pöls AG: Climate Protection Award 2014 for the project “Bioenergy Aichfeld”

The waste heat generated from the pulp production of Zellstoff Pöls AG for the past 3 years has provided a sustainable, environmentally friendly and regional heat supply for more than 15,000 households in the greater Aichfeld region.On 4th November the project “Bioenergy Aichfeld” (district heating) was awarded the 2014 Austrian Climate Protection Award at the Siemens City in Vienna.
2014-10-09
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper

Starkraft wins PPI Award in Boston

Starkraft wins one of the world wide most important prizes within the paper industry
2014-05-26
  • Heinzel Group

Heinzel Group grant challenge for Teach For Austria. €100,000 in contributions sought

If by 6 July 2014, a total of more than €100,000 is received in private and corporate contributions for Teach For Austria, the Heinzel Group will double this amount.
2014-05-26
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft

Starkraft wins the Green Panther in Gold!

Green Panther in category „Print Media Communications"
2014-05-21
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Sales
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft
  • Heinzel Paper
  • Estonian Cell
  • Europapier

Heinzel Group on a Growth Path in 2013: Second Best Results in the Company’s History

Sales revenue increase of 22% , net income up 73%, Laakirchen Papier AG acquired from SCA, Extensive investments raise production capacity.
2014-04-04
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft

Starkraft wins the PRIMUS in the category commercial courage!

Another reason to be proud; Zellstoff Poels AG was awarded the PRIMUS prize in the category "commercial courage" for the investment in the new paper machine.
2014-03-26
  • Zellstoff Pöls
  • Starkraft

Notice regarding Zellstoff Pöls AG Force Majeure

Sunday, 23 March 2014, our pulp mill was affected by an incident. A deflagration occurred at 9:00 pm CET in the recovery boiler 2 of the pulp mill at Zellstoff Pöls. As a consequence our production had to be stopped. Customers have been informed accordingly.
2013-11-07
  • Heinzel Group

Sebastian Heinzel to assume responsibility for strategic planning

Sebastian Heinzel to switch from the Supervisory Board to the operative business area and assume responsibility for strategic planning
2013-04-03
  • Heinzel Group
  • Heinzel Paper

Heinzel Group finalizes the Laakirchen paper mill acquisition and starts sales and marketing cooperation with SCA Forest Products

The Heinzel Group is pleased to announce that the takeover of the former SCA publication paper mill in Laakirchen, Austria, agreed in December 2012, was completed on April 2, 2013. With a turnover of EUR 308 m in 2012, Laakirchen Papier AG, as the company will be known in future, is set to make a sizeable contribution to Heinzel Group growth.
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