26 Jun 2023 Updates

Change of management at Styrian industrial plant manufacturer BDI-BioEnergy International GmbH

BDI-BioEnergy International GmbH is pleased to announce that Mr Manfred Baumgartner has been appointed second CEO as from May 15, 2023.

For 27 years, BDI-BioEnergy International GmbH has been market and technology leader in the planning and construction of customized biodiesel plants and has increasingly established itself as a globally acting company for solutions in the field of upcycling plastics waste to valuable materials.

Manfred Baumgartner, who has already been working at BDI since 1996, has long-term experience, comprehensive technical knowledge and is greatly linked up internationally. Thanks to his curious nature, he will manage the company together with Kurt Ternegg and accelerate the technological and economic progress.

“We are delighted to welcome Manfred Baumgartner as CEO of BDI”, Helmut Gößler und Wilhelm Hammer, the founders and principal owners of the BDI Group, say.

Manfred Baumgartner, “I am thankful for the company’s founders trust and am looking forward to helping shape the success story of BDI-BioEnergy International, now in my responsibility as CEO, together with Kurt Ternegg and the entire team.”

“With Manfred Baumgartner, who will assume the technical lead at BDI-BioEnergy International as new CEO, we are optimally positioned to further extend the growth and advantage in innovation as well as technology of our internationally active company in all areas of renewable energies”, Kurt Ternegg, CEO of the entire BDI group, states.

Manfred Baumgartner und Kurt Ternegg (Copyright Foto: Tom Kubin)


About BDI-BioEnergy International GmbH:BDI-BioEnergy International is market leader in the construction of biodiesel plants. The patented BDI Multi-Feedstock treatment flexible in raw materials as well as the resource-efficient and environmentally compatible RepCAT system enable maximum flexibility regarding waste and residual materials. These BDI innovations guarantee highly efficient and very economical production.Furthermore, BDI offers environmentally friendly process engineering solutions for the upcycling of plastics waste and in-house developed fermentation technologies regarding biogas plants.

By doing so, the company makes a significant contribution to minimize the ecological footprint of every single customer. The service portfolio ranges from contract research and process development to engineering and scale-up performances to customer service. BDI-BioEnergy International GmbH currently has about 100 employees.



Press office BDI
Andreas Pickl
BDI-BioEnergy International GmbH