Bene Büromöbel KG#
Bene Bueromoebel KG, the Austrian market leader for office furniture, headquarters and production in Waidhofen an der Ybbs (province of Lower Austria). The enterprise emerged from a 200-year old joiner's workshop that was transformed into a modern industrial enterprise in 1945. Main corporate objectives are individual office decoration, modern design, (winner of several Austrian and international prizes) and environmental protection. In 1998, the annual turnover was ATS 1.2 bn and the firm employed 850 staff. The international Bene Group (total turnover in 1998: ATS 2.8 bn) has subsidiaries in Switzerland, Great Britain and various Central and Eastern European countries; the German company Objektform has also belonged to the group since 1998.