Association of the Austrian Paper Industry

Austropapier represents - together with the Austrian Paper Industry Association - the companies of the Austrian paper industry. 23 companies with around 8,000 employees produce 5 million tons of paper, board and cardboard annually.

Austropapier is the common voice of Austrian paper mills vis-à-vis politicians, the media and other stakeholders. We address the needs of the industry - currently the hot topics are energy policy and location factors. At the same time, we show that the companies make positive contributions and solve problems.

Sigrid Eckhardt, Managing Director Austropapier
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Dr. Martin

President Austropapier

delfortgroup AG

Mag. Günter

Vice President Austropapier

Smurfit Kappa Nettingsdorf

Dipl.-Ing. Gottfried

Vice President Austropapier

Mondi Frantschach GmbH


Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Markus BAMMER / Brigl & Bergmeister GmbH

Dipl.-Ing. Ernst BRUNBAUER / Lenzing Papier GmbH

Dipl.-Ing. Roland FAIHS / Dr. Franz Feurstein

Ing. Harald GANSTER / Prinzhorn Holding

Dr. Wolfram KALT / AustroCel Hallein GmbH

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Kurt MAIER / Heinzel Holding

Dipl.-Ing. Christoph MERCKENS / Merckens Karton- und Pappenfabrik GmbH

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Max OBERHUMER / Sappi Austria Produktions-GmbH & Co KG

Leopold PESCHEK / MM Board & Paper GmbH

Sigrid RAUSCHER / Rondo Ganahl

Dipl.-Ing. Martin RUOPP / Mondi Neusiedler GmbH

Thomas M. SALZER / Salzer Papier GmbH

Dipl.-Ing. Christian SKILICH / Lenzing AG

Dipl.-HTL-Ing. Ernst SPITZBART / UPM Steyrermühl

Mag. Thomas STRASSER / Essity Austria GmbH

Dr. Thomas WELT / Laakirchen Paper

Dipl.-Ing. Enzo ZADRA / Norske Skog Bruck GmbH

Dkfm. Michael GRÖLLER / Honorary President