Interview with Mr. Friedrich Weninger

Mr. Friedrich Weninger
Mr. Friedrich Weninger
Vice President

In 1892, Emil Hamburger, an industrialist of repute, set up a paper factory in Lenzing, Austria. Since then, this leading fibres making company has not looked back. Today, it possesses some of the leading brands of fibres in the world; Lenzing Viscose, Lenzing Modal and Tencel.

Can we start with a brief overview of Lenzing AG?

"Lenzing Group is the world's largest cellulose staple fibre producer possessing leading brands: Lenzing Viscose; Lenzing Modal; Tencel, besides other branded items in its diverse product portfolio. The Group has a turnover of more than 900 million ? and operates in: Austria: where its largest Viscose production plant in the world is located alongside a Tencel plant Indonesia: where a Viscose plant is in operations UK: where a Tencel plant has been functioning USA: where a Tencel plant is running China: where a Viscose plant will go on stream by end2006/beginning 2007 Our company was established in 1936 at Lenzing, Austria, where our corporate headquarter and innovation center are located."
Published on: 14/02/2006

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