Year by year additional 30 million m“ of wood is grown in Austrian forests (total stock about 1 billion m“). This annual growth is storing 4,5 Mio. tons of Carbon by transforming CO2 through photosynthesis. Just 20-26 million m“ are getting harvested annually. The total stock increased 40% since 1970.
It takes the Austrian forests about 40 seconds to grow the construction material of an average single family house based on wooden structure (2160 houses per day).
As a wood processing company, we are directly affected be the condition and vitality of our forests and entire cosystem. As a consequence, giving best attention to all environmental aspects in our sphere of influence is our fundamental concern.
Our products are PEFC-certified, which guarantees that processed raw materials originate from forests, whose cultivation fulfils Sustainability according to the Helsinki-Criteria of 1993.
PEFC stands for:
Protection of forest-ecosystems
Protection of biodiversity Conservation of soil – and wáter-protecting capacities of forests