Registering a company        

How can a company be listed on

Joining the database, inclusion in the list of construction materials does not directly advertise There is no direct advertising on In order for a companyTo become listed among the high quality suppliers the required evidence (e.g. test reports, certificates, approvals or inspection reports) issued by a recognized testing institute have to be submitted. Once compliance with the respective product standards is assured, the material can be added to the existing list of building materials. A link is added which directs users to the website of the company or product. As a result of the listing on, the manufacturer is regarded as a proven high quality supplier. Frequent maintenance and continuous updating ensures a high quality level of information is maintained. Therefore the relevant evidence and support data has to be submitted every six months or at least once per year. Companies are required to pay a fee for incorporation into the database to support the quality assurance of the information presented and its maintenance. An overview of the annual fees is given below.

The listing of a new category of building materials can be completed upon a company’s request. However, the evidence called for in standards or provided voluntarily by the company have to be submitted before this can be included. The fee for the listing of a new group of building materials is determined on a case-by-case basis and will be negotiated with the respective groups of building materials or the manufacturer directly.

Datasheets for company-specific (proprietary) timber construction systems also offers the possibility to include proprietary timber construction systems in the section “building components”. Evidence of compliance has to be submitted for review before. Data and parameters on thermal, acoustic and fire performance and ecological drivers have to be substantiated appropriately. If these requirements are met, the datasheet depicting and describing the building component is incorporated into dataholz.

For company-specific (proprietary) timber construction systems the respective manufacturer is given as the supplier and a link directed to the company homepage is provided. It is important to note that manufacturers will be required up to date support information data which will be reviewed regular to maintenance, so that . Annual fees for the listing of a company-specific timber construction systems are given in the table below.


Fees for listing of companies on

  First year Following years
Initial listing * 1.200,- * 600,-
Building materials 120,- 120,-
Building components 320,- 120,-
Variations of building components 60,- 25,-

All prices given in Euro, excl. 10% VAT.
* 50% price discount for manufacturers inspected by Holzforschung Austria

For more information about how to join please get in touch with DI Sylvia Polleres:

Tel. +43/1/798 26 23-67

We will be happy to give you a short presentation of upon request.

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