Lenzing listed on Austrian Sustainability Index for ninth consecutive year, with a very good rating again this year; 22 stocks are included in VÖNIX 2014-2015 index from about 60 publicly traded Austrian companies that were analyzed

LENZING, Austria , June 24, 2014 (press release) – Since 2005, about 60 publicly traded Austrian companies are analyzed each year on the basis of about 100 environmental and social criteria. The best companies are accepted for listing in the VÖNIX index (VBV Austrian Sustainability Index) for a period one year.

Lenzing belongs to this group of companies for the 9th straight time, and was also given a very good rating again this year.

In the 2013/14 index year, the performance of the VÖNIX index was reflected in a 10.6% gain in value, thus 3.6 percentage points lower than the ATX Prime. A total of 22 stocks (alphabetically listed) will be included in the VÖNIX 2014/15 index.

The Lenzing Group
The Lenzing Group is a world market leader with headquarters in Austria, production sites in all major markets as well as a worldwide network of sales and marketing offices. Lenzing supplies the global textile and nonwovens industry with high-quality man-made cellulose fibers. The portfolio ranges from dissolving pulp, standard and specialty cellulose fibers to engineering services.

Lenzing quality and innovative strength set global standards for man-made cellulose fibers. With 75 years of experience in fiber production, the Lenzing Group is the only company worldwide combining the manufacturing of all three man-made cellulose fiber generations on a large industrial scale under one roof – from the classic viscose to modal and lyocell (TENCEL® ) fibers. The success of the Lenzing Group results from a unique combination of consistent customer orientation together with its leadership in innovation, technology and quality.

Lenzing is committed to the principle of sustainable management and very high environmental standards.
Lenzing's core business fibers is complemented by our activities in the business field engineering.
Key Figures Lenzing Group 2013:
Sales: EUR 1.91 bn
Export share: 90,8%
Fiber sales volumes: 890,000 tons
Staff: 6,675

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