Austria responds to the green technology and know-how demand in SE Europe

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Austria responds to the green technology and know-how demand in SE Europe

The 2014 edition of the SEE Forum & Exhibitions on Waste Management, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Smart Cities and Elevators has successfully ended. It has proved its role as a great networking and new product exposure platform. We are pleased to share with you the results in the Post Event Report and to announce the new date: March 11-13, 2015.

One of the most outlined accents was the Austrian Pavilion that was realized for 5th year in a row. Austria was a supporting event partner. The country has a very export-oriented eco-industry sector – its export quota is about 65%. Its expansion of trade and investment in the emerging markets of Central and Eastern Europe is a key element of the national economy. The waste technology, water treatment and energy efficiency remain promising business areas.  The national eco industry generates annual revenues of EUR 10.6 billion.

Let’s mention some facts: about one third of the Austria's energy consumption is covered by the national energy industry. Up to 70% of the energy comes from renewable sources. Austrian companies have more than 30 years experience and know-how in the field of waste management. Its development is due to the high awareness amoung population, strict legal requirements and the good use of financing tools.

Gerhard Reiweger, the Ambassador of Austria in Bulgaria, empathized that the strong presence of the Austrian companies shows the great potential Bulgaria offers to foreign companies.

‘Also in 2015 Austria will act as official partner of the SEE Eco Forum and Exhibitions and plans to organize a group stand.’ says Dr. Michael Angerer, Commercial Counselor in the Austrian Embassy in Bulgaria.

The present press release is devoted to the 17 companies participated in the Austrian Group Stand situated on 200 m2.

57% from them will join again the event in 2015 according to the survey.  88% increase in the number of participating companies compared to 2013.

Establishing new contacts with local companies and also with local municipalities were among the priority reasons for participation in 2014.

Best practices in waste-to energy projects, renewables in district heating, energy management and environmental management systems were presented by the Austrian experts during the concurrent Forum.

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Via Expo Team.


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List of Participants @ SEE Exhibition

Austrian Embassy – Commercial Section

The Commercial Section at the Austrian Embassy in Sofia represents the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber in Bulgaria. It strongly supports the continuous improvement and expansion of the business relations between Bulgaria and Austria.

Since 2010 it has very actively contributed to the significant Austrian participation at the SEE Forum & Exhibitions of Via Expo.


ARTEC Machinery GmbH

The company develops and manufactures plants for processing film waste, fibers and ground stock into granulate.

AUWA Environmental Technology & Recycling

Trade company dealing with baler, sorting plants, shredders, briquetting presses, conveyors, wrapping machines and separa­tors.

Biogest Energie- und Wassertechnik GmbH

Leading international biogas plant manufacturer.

Container Trading WFW GmbH

Producer of long-living modular thermo-compost bins made of 100% recycled plastic.

EREMA Egineering Recycling Maschinen und Anlagen Ges.m.b.H.

Development and production of plastic recycling systems and technologies for the plastic processing industry.

Europlast Kunststoffbehälterindustrie GmbH

Manufacturer of wide range of polyethylene industrial containers and pal­lets, agricultural storage containers, and waste bins.

Global Hydro Energy GmbH

The company operates globally in the sector of hydroelectric power technology.

HERZ Energietechnik GmbH

Manufacturer of fittings, valves for heating and cooling systems.

HTW Formen und Fertigungstechnik GmbH

The company construction is specialized in the production of high performance injection molding in the field of screw caps.

IFE Aufbereitungstechnik GmbH

Manufacturer of machines and components for the bulk materials handling industry.

Komptech GmbH

A supplier of machinery and sys­tems for the mechanical and mechanical-biological treatment of solid waste and for the treatment of biomass as a renewable energy source.

Krickl Weighing Systems GmbH

KWS plans, develops and produces on board weighing and identification systems.

Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

De­velopment, design and production of shredding machines for processing waste for thermal and resource recycling and complete systems for processing alter­native fuels (RDF), control technology and modular conveyor systems.

Nahtec GmbH

Special­ised in building of green power plants which are exclusively fueled by renewable energy sources.

Polytechnik Luft- Und Feuerungstechnik GmbH

Biomass heating plants from 300 kW – 30.000 kW. Energy and electricity out of biomass (from 200 kWel up to 20.000 kWel). District heating plants.

UNTHA shredding technology GmbH

Waste-, wood and industrial  shredding systems.

Vecoplan Austria GmbH

Producer of shredders, conveyors, dosing and sorting systems with own factories.

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