for the year 2006
The ground-breaking ceremony for the new production facilities of Lenzing Technik's new division – sheet metal technology – was held on 5 December. The new plant will provide jobs for about 60 staff members.
Already back in 2005 Lenzing AG started to cooperate with debra-austria, the self-help group for children suffering from epidermolysis bullosa. This year the fiber producer again donates EUR 2,000 for eb-haus Austria, a special clinic for affected patients that is financed solely by donations.
The Lenzing Group continued on its path of dynamic growth in the first nine months of 2006, thanks to very good results in the fiber core business.
The federation of European business communicators associations, FEIEA, annually awards the "Grand Prix" to the best European corporate media. Lenzing AG is the happy winner for 2006 in category "audio-visual communications".
Strong demand in textile fiber business – new product applications well received by the market – good quantity demand expected for the next six months.
Lenzing AG and its Indonesian subsidiary PT. South Pacific Viscose (SPV) jointly donated a total of USD 60,000 to the victims of the earthquake disaster in Indonesia.
The Lenzing Group started business year 2006 with a marked increase in sales due to significantly higher production at all sites of the cellulose fiber core business.
The Lenzing Group confirms the preliminary figures for business year 2005 published in March.
The 45th Dornbirn man-made fibers congress (Dornbirn MFC) meets all expectations as the leading European/American event in the field of man-made fibers. With more than 700 participants from more than 30 countries, Dornbirn will be the textile centre of the world from 20 – 22 September 2006.
- Company group sales up by 8.2%
- EBIT at EUR 81.8 mill.
Lenzing Group expansion continued in 2005, despite a difficult fiber business environment.