September 01, 2015

01/09/2015: Biomin inaugurates new global headquarters in Austria

The new platinum LEED-certified building reflects the firm’s philosophy and ambition.
New Biomin headquarters: Erber Group Campus in Getzersdorf, AustriaBIOMIN has just opened its new global headquarters in Getzersdorf, Austria
Located sixty kilometres west of Vienna in the Erber Group campus, the 11,000 square metre building sets new standards for staff friendliness and energy efficiency. It is the first platinum LEED-certified building (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) ever constructed in Austria—a testament to how the firm values employees’ wellbeing and respect for the environment.

The bright, spacious offices are equipped with ergonomic height adjustable desks, biodynamic light sources, plenty of natural light and a geothermal-powered cooling system. Situated on 20 hectares including wooded areas and a recreation area with running track and swimming ponds, the site offers room for further planned building expansions. The company had outgrown its former headquarters in Herzogenberg, Austria five kilometers away and relocated earlier this year.

Biomin has continued to see double-digit sales growth supported by geographic expansion and recent product line successes with Digestarom®, a phytogenic feed additive, PoultryStar®, a multi-species probiotic for poultry, and the recent launch of the fifth generation of Mycofix® for mycotoxin deactivation.

The opening ceremony took place on August 28, 2015, with Austrian Finance Minister Hans Jörg Schelling and Governor of Lower Austria Erwin Pröll in attendance.

Biomin founder and President of ERBER AG, Erich Erber explained, “From the beginning my goal was to find a new way to promote animal health that privileges natural and innovative solutions that benefit animals, producers and the environment.”

Longstanding cooperation with leading researchers at the Inter-University Department of Agrobiotechnology (IFA) in Tulln and other research institutions worldwide have helped Biomin to become a global champion in mycotoxin deactivation and gut performance management.

From left to right: Pulling on one string University Professor Dr Rudolf Krska, Austrian Finance Minister Hans Jörg Schelling, Governor of Lower Austria Erwin Pröll, Erber Group Founders and co-owners Margarete Erber and Dr hc Erich Erber (Photo: Erber AG/APA-Fotoservice/Bollwein)
Visit the Biomin site HERE.

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