Holzindustrie Schweighofer – Austrian investor of the year in Romania

2014 Award of the Austrian investor in Romania has been granted to the firm Holzindustrie Schweighofer.
Austrian company is active in Romania since 2002 – and since then has invested about 630 million euros in the country. In addition to this, another 150 million are currently invested in a new woodworking factory in Reci  (Covasna).
With this award, the contribution Holzindustrie Schweighofer as an investor and a large employer in Romania and also the contribution to the modernization of wood processing industry in Romania, together with its social commitment in the country, were honored explicitly. Gerald Schweighofer was able to express gratitude to their employees’ and explained:
,, Our company has invested continuously in recent years, even if the economic situation in Europe in general and in particular wood market is still quite tense. I was faithful to our business principle even in times when industry is not its height. And so far this
strategy proved to be correct and I decided to invest and build another factory in Romania, whose operations will begin in 2015. ”


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