Schweighofer Fiber GmbH
P.O. Box 62
Salzachtalstraße 88
5400 Hallein – Austria

History

Company milestones

1890 Founding of the cellulose factory "The Kellner-Partington Paper Pulp Co. Ltd.“
1917 – 1979 Norwegian era under the ownership of BORREGAARD
1979 – 1995 Hallein Papier AG under the ownership of the German PWA and the Austrian Länderbank
1995 – 1999 PWA taken over by the Swedish SCA and operative incorporation of the plant into SCA FINE PAPER
1999 – 2000 Refounding of MODO PAPER AB with the fine paper divisions of the Swedish groups SCA and MoDo
2000 Modo Paper AB sold to the Finnish group METSÄ-SERLA and plant incorporated into the "Industrial printing paper" division
2001 Name changes to M-real Corporation and M-real Hallein AG
2009 Paper production suspended
2011 Sale of the company to the Schweighofer Group
2012 - 2013 Conversion of the pulp mill to enable production of viscose pulp