Robert Lang leaves his position as CFO of the Italian branch to take on the role of CEO. He replaces Gülnaz Atila
In 2018 the company registered record economic results with revenues of 3.3 billion euros (+6% on 2017) and an EBITDA of 470 billion euros (+15%).
With this operation, the Austrian group has broadened its market footprint in the important US market and in Canada
Submitted projects must make use of clay building materials and combine functionality, sustainability and energy efficiency.
Following the successful start-up of the ultra-modern Wienerberger plant in Durtal, France, Marcheluzzo Impianti has renovated part of the Austrian factory in Uttendorf.
The shortlist of fifty finalists for the biennial award for the most innovative examples of architecture using clay brick has been announced.
Amongst the projects analysed in the Recycle Monitor Report published by the environmental association there's Casanova EA8 Social Housing project in Bolzano which saw extensive use of Wienerberger clay products.
The Clay Building Materials Europe and North America Divisions achieved the best performances and drove group revenues, which grew by 8% in the first quarter of 2017.
As well as improving simplicity of installation and optimising strength while maintaining the traditional aesthetics, a study was conducted with the aim of minimising the tile’s weight.
Wienerberger’s net profit increased significantly to 68.7 million euros, as compared with 23.3 million euros in the previous year.
At the conference held on last 28 september, leading Italian and international experts discussed construction market trends, new scenarios and opportunities.