Eternit-Werke Ludwig Hatschek AG#
Eternit-Werke Ludwig Hatschek AG, producer of fibre-cement products; founded in 1893, its parent plant is in Voecklabruck (Upper Austria). The process of producing cast-stone slabs made of fibrous materials and hydraulic binding agents was patented in 1900 ( Hatschek, Ludwig) under the name "Eternit", it was commercialised worldwide. Today the production uses asbestos-free materials. Turnover in 1994: ATS 986 million, 560 employees.