3 Dec 2019

Nordmann in Austria wins third place in 2019 Austria’s Leading Companies competition

December 02, 2019: It is Austria’s most prestigious business award: for the past 21 years, the most successful companies in the country have been ranked and categorized in the Austria’s Leading Companies competition by the Austrian daily newspaper Die Presse, Austria’s credit protection association (Kreditschutzverband 1870) and Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) Austria.


November 21, 2019: award ceremony at the ALC gala in Casino Baden

From left: Thomas Salzer (President of the Federation of Austrian Industries Lower Austria), Ulrike Rieder (Head of Customer Service Nordmann Austria), Dr. Michael Lovrek (Managing Director Nordmann Austria), Stefan Haas (CEO TÜV Austria)

In the 2019 competition, Nordmann, Rassmann Handelsges. mbH (Nordmann Austria) took home an award in the category of internationally active companies. Selected for the competition this year for the third time, the company was awarded third place. The results were determined by a jury, with company performance being the deciding factor; balance sheet figures as well as turnover and profit growth over the past three financial years are considered, and the use of a weighted scoreboard system, including quality and safety topics, ensures an objective ranking.

25 years of Nordmann in Austria

Nordmann, Rassmann Handelsges. mbH (Nordmann Austria) was founded in 1994 in the town of Vösendorf, just south of Vienna. It belongs to Nordmann, an international distribution company headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. Nordmann, Rassmann Handelsges. mbH supplies natural and chemical raw materials as well as specialty chemicals to manufacturing businesses and represents major producers of raw materials from around the globe. Nordmann, Rassmann Handelsges. mbH has a team of 12 employees and achieved a turnover of €33 million in 2018. Its export ratio is 65%.

Committed employees guarantee our success

Managing Director Dr. Michael Lovrek comments: “Our employees provide the foundation for our company’s sustainable and successful development. It is they who are in daily contact with our customers and suppliers and they who find the right solutions. In addition to the high-quality raw materials we distribute, it is above all their expertise and commitment that continue to make our success possible. I am both proud and grateful to have been part of such a great team for the last 25 years.”