The Leier International Group is a family-owned Austrian group of companies in the building materialsindustry, with its headquarters at Horitschon in Burgenland. Leier was founded in 1965. Since 2006, Leierhas also been present on the Croatian market.
The research project Bricks 4.0, also with a nod to the 4th industrial revolution, investigates the 4th generation of bricks. The main question is how to produce these free-form elements. Related questions are how to proceed in production and which new products might be marketable.