Team spirit, a ‘good nose’ for projects and a professional approach: that was the recent verdict of our 155 partner companies. They seen us as a champion of timber. A good feeling when your own image and other people’s match up!
We use brainpower, flair and passion to come up with clever ideas, forge strong alliances and open up unimagined prospects. This package is rounded off with expertise and a hands-on approach!
We are guiding the timber industry into the future.
We’re focusing on innovation here. On opportunities, development and new perspectives.
We’re growing business. In Styria and beyond!
With you we’re making sure we stand out.
Our partner companies are better networked, better informed, better qualified and quicker to reach the market. And not just tomorrow, but right now!
We know the timber sector. This makes us the people to contact when it’s a question of developing innovative products and services throughout the timber industry.
Wood is our passion, and we apply ourselves with heart and soul for our network partners.
Innovation based on tradition, keeping our word, an understanding of sustainable solutions and loyalty: values we share with the timber industry.
We have the courage to strike out on new paths, characterised by pioneering services and further development. Here we do what we say and keep what we promise!
The Holzcluster Steiermark is supported by two shareholders who determine the strategic direction of cluster work. 74% of the shares are held by proHolz Steiermark, 26% are owned by the Steirischen Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft (SFG). In addition the Holzcluster Steiermark hold 9.81% of the shares in holz.bau forschungs gmbh.
More than 150 organizations are partners in Holzcluster Steiermark. The current cluster partner companies can be found here.
proholz Steiermark is giving wood a voice.
The primary goal of proHolz Steiermark is to increase the use of wood nationally and internationally in a sustainable way through specific projects and information, to communicate the advantages of wood as a construction material to the outside world, to use wood consciously and thereby increase the country’s net value added.
The activities of proHolz Steiermark serve to meaningfully increase the timber sales and thus the development of the entire wood industry.
New thinking. New funding.
We accelerate the success of Styrian companies: through funding and financing campaigns as well as innovation and technology consulting. The SFG – Economic Development Corporation works for entrepreneurs quickly, simply and unbureaucratically, so that you can move forward fast.
We also support you in regards to new economic strategies, innovations and investment projects.
The holz.bau forschungs gmbH is the link between university research and teaching and an impulse-giving, implementation-oriented timber industry.
The company is installed at the University of Applied Sciences Graz, sees its main task, among other things, in the creation, preparation and targeted transfer of knowledge. The aim is to implement the built-up know-how in timber companies in the best possible way.
Mag. Christoph Ludwig
Carl Prinz von Croy
DI Richard Stralz
1st Deputy Chairman:
Ing. Gerd Holzschlag
2nd Deputy Chairman:
Dr. Manfred Gaulhofer
LKR Martin Kaltenegger
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Martin Karner MA
Martina Kaufmann, MMSc B.A.
KR Johann Lampl
Dr. Ulrich Müller
Mag. Manfred Steinwiedder
Mag. Doris Stiksl, MSc