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The History of WIBEBA-Holz









1971 Founding of WIBEBA Hardwood Division in Purgstall/Erlauf as a subsidiary of the Vienna WIBEBA Construction Company. Two contract-cutting sawmills produced 6,000 – 8,000 m³ of hardwood.
1985 Relocation of headquarters to Wieselburg and startup of modern bandsaw facility with annual production of 20,000–22,000 m³.
1991 Building of a solid wood production plant for single-layer panels.
1992 Production start for solid wood panels using 5 main wood types with an annual capacity of 120,000 m².
1995 Nomination for the Austrian State Prize for Timber Marketing.
1996 Change of owner through management buyout.
1997 Acquisition of a Hungarian hardwood company in Rönök from the Forst AG Szombathely and the founding of WIBEBA-Hungaria Faipari Kft.
2000 Establishment of a drying and logistics centre in Güssing.
2005

New construction of the sawing facility in Wieselburg with a capacity of 22,000 m³ and a 2-shift operation.

2005 Building of a biomass heating facility with an output of 2 MW at the Wieselburg plant.
2007 Modernisation and expansion of the panel production plant in Wieselburg. Expansion of the product assortment to include fire doors.
2009 Building of a 4,800 m² open-air storage area and a 2,000 m² climate controlled hall at the Rönök location.
2010 Building of a 1,300 m² climate controlled hall at the Wieselburg location.
2011 Building of a 4,000 m² open-air storage area at the Wieselburg location.
2012 Expansion of the panel production plant in Wieselburg und new construction of a 3,000 m² warehouse for solid wood panels.
2012 40-year company anniversary and transfer of executive management to Markus und Wolfgang Sunk.
2013 Building of a heating system with district heating for the brewery Wieselburg at the Wieselburg location.
2013 Acquisition of a piece of land for expansion at the Wieselburg location.
2015 Building of a log band sawmill at the Rönök location.
2017 Acquisition of the former Serenzo Flooring Industries GmbH in Heiligenkreuz.
2017 Building of a 10.000 m² climate controlled hall and a roofed lumber camp at the Wieselburg location.
2017 Construction of a new administration building at the Wieselburg location.
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