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Growth for the EGGER Group

EGGER, EGGER Group, growth

The EGGER Group again set new records in its annual results for 2017/2018. Sales increased during the business year 2017/2018 by 12.5 per cent to reach EUR 2.6 billion (US$3.1 billion). EBITDA increased by 22.6 per cent to hit EUR 445.8 million (US$522.5 million), with the margins exceeding previous years’ levels by 16.6 per …

EGGER breaks ground in North Carolina, heralds a new chapter in USA

Egger, USA

EGGER broke ground on its North American corporate offices in North Carolina’s Davidson County. The office building, which is scheduled for completion in early 2019, will house EGGER’s North American future office staff. This building also lays the groundwork for future plant operations, which includes an ultramodern particleboard …

Editor’s pickEGGER announces plans for a green field project in USA

Egger, North Carolina, USA

Michael Egger makes the announcement on the investment project in North Carolina A new wood-based materials plant by Egger will soon become a reality in Lexington, North Carolina, pouring approximately EUR 260 Mn into the local economy and creating 400 direct jobs. Construction is expected to begin by the end of 2018 and the first boards are …

EGGER acquires Masisa plant in Argentina

EGGER, Masisa, Argentina

Purchase is the Austrian company’s first production site out of Europe, and aligned with its internationalisation strategy. With a 35 per cent market share, Masisa is the number two wood-based products manufacturer in Argentina. Masisa Argentina posted a turnover of US$131 Mn in 2016. The plant in Concordia has facilities for the production …

Egger products recognised at German Design Award 2017

Egger, German Design Award

EGGER’s surface innovation ST76 Matex Rough Matt and the new Doppia Black-Gold accent edge were each awarded a "Special Mention" at the German Design Award 2017 in Frankfurt.   The new surface ST76 Matex Rough Matt is a matt-stone combination The F8982 Doppia Black-Gold furniture edge is made of a high-quality and stable …

Egger PerfectSense board bags win at Iconic Awards 2016

Egger, Iconic Awards 2016

From left: Andre Wiegelmann, Michael Egger jr. from Egger, and Andrej Kupatz, general manager of the German Design Council. Photo credit: Isabel Humpert & Moritz Wagner Egger’s PerfectSense Gloss and Matt lacquered boards clinched 'Best of the Best' in the 'Products - Special' category at this year’s Iconic Awards 2016 in …

Editor’s pickWorld’s largest freestanding timber frame built with modern woodworking technologies

Noah's Ark, world's largest timber frame, wood-mizer, hundegger

Spanning 155 metres long, 26 metres wide, and 28 metres high, a life-size Noah’s Ark replica is nearing completion in Kentucky. The mammoth Ark Encounter project is being recognised as the world’s largest freestanding timber frame structure, with a total of 7,300m3 of timber used in its construction. A football field and a half long, …