The Austrian green tech company Binder+Co is considered around the world to be a synonym for resource-saving technologies designed to treat and recycle valuable primary and secondary raw materials. The latest innovation of the Styrian SME which ranks among the world market leaders is the so-called BUBLON plant for the production of “perlite popcorn”, developed in cooperation with the Chinese partner Chi-Che Euro-Technic, Montan University Leoben and the University of Applied Sciences FH JOANNEUM. This new material is used in the construction industry thanks to its outstanding insulation properties.
VA TECH WABAG
VA TECH WABAG is an internationally operating company in the fields of drinking water and wastewater treatment, seawater and brackish water desalination as well as innovative systems for water recycling and sludge treatment for municipalities and industry. The global player is active in numerous key markets abroad. Wastewater can be treated in an environmentally compatible and energy-saving manner thanks to state of-the art technologies. As a result, the scarce natural water resources in these regions can be protected.
The Italian-Austrian specialist and leading manufacturer of gearless wind turbines, gets the most out of wind power thanks to its patented direct drive systems featuring a permanent magnet-based synchronous generator. In the 2014 financial year, LEITWIND generated total revenue of EUR 794 million, investing EUR 23 million in R&D.
Siemens AG Austria
Siemens is one of the world’s largest suppliers of environmentally-friendly technologies. The environmental portfolio encompasses the enhanced efficiency of conventional power plants, the expanded use of renewable energies and the development of energy-saving and profitable solutions for buildings, lighting, traffic and industry. The capabilities of Siemens Austria primarily focus on underground railway systems, tramways and passenger carriages, undercarriages, smart grids, toll systems, small-scale hydropower plants as well as gas and steam turbine plants. The leading technology company coordinates business operations from its Austrian base in the Siemens cluster “Central Eastern Europe” encompassing 18 countries, including Central, South East and Eastern Europe as well as Switzerland and Turkey.
This globally leading company is well known for the development, production and sales of cleaning systems. Kärcher attaches great importance to researching and developing feasible and environmentally-compatible processes and products, for example its “eco-efficiency“ product line which saves energy, cleaning agents and time. Kärcher Austria has been serving as the company’s headquarters for Central and Eastern Europe since 1993.