The association was founded in 1912 as the Austro-Hungarian Association of Pulp and Paper Chemists. Its primary goal is to promote scientific work for the pulp and paper industry. The cooperation and exchange of experience takes place in topic-specific committees and working groups.
FURTHER MEMBERS OF THE BOARD - ÖZEPA
Professor Dr. Wolfgang BAUER
Graz University of Technology
Dipl. Ing. Harm BERGMANN-KRAMER
Mondi Uncoated Fine & Kraft Paper GmbH
Dr. Manfred BRANDSTÄTTER
Wood Research Austria
Dipl.-Ing. Ernst BRUNBAUER
Lenzing Paper GmbH
Dipl. Ing. (FH) Michael COUTANDIN
School Association of the Austrian Paper Industry
Dipl. Ing. Roland FAIHS
SCA Hygiene Products GmbH
Dipl.Ing. Georg HAMMER
Mayr-Melnhof Karton GmbH
Managing Director Günter HOCHRATHNER
Nettingsdorfer Papierfabrik AG & Co KG
Ing. Josef KRENN
W. Hamburger GmbH
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Kurt MAIER
Heinzel Holding GmbH
GF Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Max OBERHUMER
Sappi Austria Produktions-GmbH & Co. KG
Dipl.-Ing. Andreas RAUSCHER
Pulp Pöls AG
Dipl.-Ing. Martin RUOPP
Mondi Neusiedler GmbH
Dipl.-Ing. Christian SKILICH
Dr. Thomas WELT
Laakirchen Paper AG
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Rolf YALDEZ
Dipl.-Ing. Enzo ZADRA
Norske Skog Bruck GmbH
Dr. Martin ZAHLBRUCKNER
Prok. Franz ZEHETNER
Salzer Paper GmbH
The association was founded in 1912 as the Austro-Hungarian Association of Pulp and Paper Chemists.
From 1930 to 1938 it formed the Austrian district group of the German Association of Pulp and Paper Chemists and Engineers. In the later years this group was merged into Zellcheming.
From 1948 to 1951 the association was a subgroup of the Austrian Association of Austrian Chemists.
In 1952 the new foundation took place.
Purpose of the association
- Promotion of scientific work for the pulp and paper industry
- Cooperation and exchange of experience in committees and working groups
- Coordination and representation of interests abroad
At European level, the association is a member of
EUCEPA (European Liaison Committee for Pulp and Paper) in Paris.