Wienerberger

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Wienerberger AG
Aktiengesellschaft
Traded as WBAGWIE
Industry Building materials
Founded 1819
Headquarters Vienna, Austria
Key people
Heimo Scheuch (CEO), Willy Van Riet (CFO)
Products Tiles, bricks & ceramics
Revenue 2,974 million (2016)[1]
€197.7 million (2016)[1]
Profit € 82,0 million (2015)[1]
Total assets €3.637,2 million (end 2016)[1]
Total equity €1.849,0 million (end 2016)[1]
Number of employees
15,990(average, 2016)[1]
Website www.wienerberger.com

Wienerberger AG is the world’s largest producer of bricks,[2] (Porotherm, Terca) and number one on the clay roof tile market (Koramic, Tondach) in Europe as well as concrete pavers (Semmelrock) in Central and Eastern Europe. In pipe systems (Steinzeug-Keramo ceramic pipes and Pipelife plastic pipes), the company is one of the leading suppliers in Europe. With its total of 198 production sites, the Wienerberger Group generated revenues of € 2,974 million and operating EBITDA of € 404 million in 2016. It is based in Vienna, Austria. Founded in 1819, the company's shares have been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 1869 and currently have a free float of 100%.

History[edit]

Wienerberger was founded in 1819 in Vienna by Alois Miesbach (1791–1857) and has traded since 1869 on the Vienna Stock Exchange. In 1986 the company expanded from a local Austrian brick-maker into one of the world’s largest producer of bricks within a few years.[citation needed]

The company has acquired a number of its competitors, including Baggeridge PLC in June 2007, with the takeover being cleared by the British Competition Commission in May 2007; and Keymer Tiles in 2014.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Key Figures, retrieved 2017-02-23 
  2. ^ Marsh, Sarah (17 April 2009). "Wienerberger extends loans, halves refinancing needs". Reuters. Forbes. Retrieved 2009-10-18. 
  3. ^ "Wienerberger secures availability of Keymer tiles" (Press release). 2014-11-04. Retrieved 2015-10-26. 

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