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Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG
Traded as WBAGMMK
Industry Paper and packaging
Founded 1950
Headquarters Vienna, Austria
Key people
Wilhelm Hörmanseder (CEO), Michael Gröller (Chairman of the supervisory board)
Products Paperboard, cartons
Revenue 1.779 billion (2010)[1]
€162.3 million (2010)[1]
Profit €108.1 million (2010)[1]
Total assets €1.521 billion (end 2010)[1]
Total equity €983.1 million (end 2010)[1]
Number of employees
8,680 (end 2010)[1]

Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG is a manufacturer in the paper and packaging industry, based in Vienna, Austria.

Owner: 65% family owned, rest free-float, listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange (Wiener Börse).


Mayr-Melnhof packaging is a multi-national company with plants in home country Austria, Chile, Germany, France, Great Britain, Iran, Jordan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Tunisia, Ukraine, Vietnam[2]

Mayr-Melnhof in Great Britain[edit]

Mayr-Melnhof had two plants in Great Britain, one based in Bootle, Merseyside and one in Deeside Wales.[3] The Bootle plant worked closely with companies including Kellogg Company, while the operations at Deeside focus mainly upon food and tissue[4] manufacturing for companies including Georgia-Pacific and Unilever. Both plants ran a weekday 3-shift system as well as a dedicated weekend crew.

At both U.K plants, the company ran mainly Bobst group machinery in the cut-and-crease and finishing department, the Bootle plant operated a fully automated end of line department. In the print department of both, machinery from Koenig & Bauer was used.


Austrian family business. Franz Mayr (1810–1889). Franz Mayr was ennobled in 1859 with the title "of Melnhof" and raised 1872 in a baron.


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Annual Report 2010" (PDF). Mayr-Melnhof Karton. Retrieved 3 May 2011. 
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Bootle plant closed in 2012 due to extended industrial action

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