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The history
of WIBEBA-HOLZ

from its founding in 1971 to the development of the company with the growth of sites and product range today.

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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.

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.

Building of a biomass heating facility with an output of 2 MW at the Wieselburg plant.

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2015

Building of a log band sawmill at the Rönök location.

2017

Acquisition of the former Serenzo Flooring Industries GmbH in Heiligenkreuz.

Building of a 10.000 m² climate controlled hall and a roofed lumber camp at the Wieselburg location.

Construction of warehouses at the Wieselburg location.

TIME TRAVEL

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1985

Relocation of headquarters to Wieselburg and startup of modern bandsaw facility with annual production of 20,000–22,000 m³.

1997

Acquisition of a Hungarian hardwood company in Rönök from the Forst AG Szombathely and the founding of WIBEBA-Hungaria Faipari Kft.

1991

Building of a solid wood production plant for single-layer panels.

1996

Change of owner through management buyout.

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.

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2007

Modernisation and expansion of the panel production plant in Wieselburg. Expansion of the product assortment to include fire doors.

2013

Building of a heating system with district heating for the brewery Wieselburg at the Wieselburg location.

Acquisition of a piece of land for expansion at the Wieselburg location.

2009

Building of a 4,800 m² open-air storage area and a 2,000 m² climate controlled hall at the Rönök location.

2012

Expansion of the panel production plant in Wieselburg und new construction of a 3,000 m² warehouse for solid wood panels.

40-year company anniversary and transfer of executive management to Markus und Wolfgang Sunk.

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.

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2019

​Construction and moving into the new administration building at the Wieselburg location.

2020

Building of a

Photovoltaic system

with 2.8 MWp at the Wieselburg location.

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