The Brigl & Bergmeister Group hereby announces that Mr Ahmad Porkar is going to withdraw from the company's operational management with effect from 30/6/2015.
With effect from 1 July 2015, Mr Bernhard Mayer will be managing director of the technical division of both plants. Mr Michael Sablatnig will continue to be responsible for commercial matters.
Mr Mayer has been holding important management positions at the Niklasdorf plant as well as in the Slovenian subsidiary Papirnica Vevče for the last few years. Mr Mayer has been working for B&B since 1985.
During his period as managing director of operations, Mr Porkar – as owner of the B&B Group – has initiated important restructuring measures as well as the “Innovation One” investment programme. Thus, both plants are being secured on a long-term basis, creating further potential for the development of innovative speciality papers. In his capacity as owner, Mr Porkar will continue to support the company in terms of strategic development.
B&B is celebrating its 125-year anniversary this year and is considered a leading international manufacturer of one-side coated papers for labels and flexible packaging.
B&B is the leading manufacturer of label papers and flexible packaging papers. Annually, some 100 billion labels are printed on B&B papers, and our papers bear the face of innumerable famous brands.
The Brigl & Bergmeister plant is located at the heart of Europe, in Niklasdorf in Styria | Austria.
ENAGES, the thermal recycling plant of B&B, supplies the factory with 100% CO2-neutral energy in the form of steam and electricity.
The Papirnica Vevče factory is situated in Slovenia, in the greater area of Ljubljana. A cooperation that had originally started as a joint venture has developed into a fully-fledged partnership. Since 2004, Papirnica Vevče has been a 100% subsidiary of Brigl & Bergmeister.
Brigl & Bergmeister, ENAGES as well as Papirnica Vevče are part of the Vienna-based Roxcel group of companies.