Business expansion
Südösterreich; Steiermark; Östliche Obersteiermark
Location of affected unit(s)
St. Marein
Manufacture Of Rubber And Plastic Products And Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products
Manufacture Of Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products
23 - Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
27 January 2006
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


According to the daily newspaper Der Standard of 27 January 2006, the Styrian company Maierhofer, which is specialised in constructional glass production, will be converted into an 'innovations centre' for glass production and research. Thus, a so-called 'glass-cluster' is planned be jointly built up in cooperation with the Maierhofer company, the Viennese architectural office Coop Himmelb(l)au and the Technical University of Berlin (Germany). The forthcoming innovations centre will obtain the new firm name 'iglass'. During its first step of expansion the new company will engage in between 70 and 100 additional employees, whereby some of those people who lost their jobs at the nearby Vogel&Noot company shall be absorbed.


  • 27 January 2006: Der Standard


Eurofound (2006), Iglass, Business expansion in Austria, factsheet number 62885, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/62885.