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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.
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