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Nov 15, 2011

Lenzing Group Reports Continued Good Development

In the first nine months of 2011, the Lenzing Group succeeded in significantly improving all relevant indicators in comparison to the previous year, and is thus performing in line with the expectations defined in the half-yearly report.

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Andritz AG auf 25 Mio. Dollar verklagt

Dem Grazer Anlagenbauer Andritz droht juristisches Ungemach in den USA: Das US-Unternehmen Ovalstrapping wirft dem österreichischen Konzern Diebstahl geistigen Eigentums vor und klagte auf mindestens 25 Millionen Dollar.

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Oct 6, 2011

Andritz : Sales of Over 4 Billion EUR Expected for 2011, Increase to more than 4.5 Billion EUR Planned for 2012

At the ANDRITZ Capital Market Days 2011, Wolfgang Leitner, President and CEO of ANDRITZ AG, today specified the sales and earnings targets of the ANDRITZ GROUP for 2011 and 2012:

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Oct 11, 2011

ANDRITZ to Reconfigure and Upgrade a Softwood CTMP Line to One of China’s Biggest Hardwood Mechanical Pulping Lines

International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded an order by Xinxiang Xinya Group Co., Ltd. (Henan Xinhai Paper Co. Ltd.) to supply key equipment, a new automation system, and services for the upgrade of a softwood CTMP line which was transferred from Canada to China.

Start-up of the new line, reconfigured by ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER to one of China’s biggest hardwood mechanical pulping systems and based on the patented P-RC APMP technology, is scheduled for the end of 2012.

Lenzing Extends Management Board Mandate of Friedrich Weninger

Austria, Sep 27, 2011 - The Supervisory Board of Lenzing AG has extended the Management Board mandate of Friedrich Weninger (54) for a further three years until the end of 2014. Friedrich Weninger serves as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and is accordingly responsible for the business operations of the Lenzing Group (except Engineering). Friedrich Weninger has been working for Lenzing for 22 years.

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Japan: Schweighofer, Stora Enso: "Hilfe derzeit das Wichtigste"

Wien. „Sehr mitgenommen“ und wegen „vieler persönlicher Verbindungen direkt betroffen von der entsetzlichen Situation in Japan“ zeigen sich die Mitarbeiter in der Unternehmenszentrale der Holzindustrie Schweighofer in Wien. Das Unternehmen liefert einen beträchtlichen Teil der gesamten Produktion nach Japan, von Rumänien aus, dem Standort der beiden Sägewerke.

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M-real divests the Hallein Pulp mill in Austria to Schweighofer Group

M-real Oyj has signed an agreement to divest the entire share capital in M-real Hallein GmbH to the Schweighofer Group. M-real Hallein GmbH assets consist of the Hallein pulp mill, bioenergy plant, paper mill closed in 2009 and the surrounding estate. The pulp mills annual capacity is approximately 160,000 tonnes of sulphite pulp and the amount of personnel is approximately 200. The debt-free value of the transaction is approximately EUR 34 million and the positive cash impact for M-real approximately EUR 24 million.

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Energieholzpreise Österreich

Marktanalyse II: Energieholzpreise

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May 9, 2011

ANDRITZ To Deliver Biomass Handling System For Iggesund Paperboard, UK

UK, May 9, 2011 - International technology Group ANDRITZ has received a further order from Holmen AB’s subsidiary, Iggesund Paperboard Ltd., to deliver a wood-based biomass receiving and handling system for Iggesund’s paperboard mill Workington in Cumbria, UK. The start-up is scheduled for April 2013.

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May 06, 2011

Lenzing Expects Better Performance In 2011 Than Originally Forecast

Munich, Vienna, May 06, 2011 - In the first quarter of 2011, the Lenzing Group, a world market leader for man-made cellulose fibers, was able to increase its consolidated sales by 46 % to EUR 532.1 million compared to the same period in the previous year (Q1 2010*: EUR 365.0 million). The increase in EBITDA of 66 % to EUR 114.9 million (Q1 2010*: EUR 69.3 million) was even more pronounced.


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