RIVIERA - a company with tradition

Pharmacist Harald Wächter becomes sole proprietor

Through the purchase of all company shares pharmacist Harald Wächter becomes the sole proprietor and continues the traditional family business for the third generation. The aim is to pass the company on to the fourth generation.

Awarding of the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Austria

The Coat of Arms of the Republic of Austria awarded for exceptional service to Austrian industry and for the company’s leading and generally respected position in the economic branch of pharmacy and cosmetics.

New construction of the facility in Tulln an der Donau

Registration of the internationally known brand Original Swedish Bitter

Transfer of the company Riviera from Robert Schrenk to his daughter Maria Wächter

The company continues its successful international business in the second generation.

International brand HOLZHACKER is founded

Robert Schrenk develops the product called Holzhacker Franzbranntwein (Holzhacker alcoholic liniment), with which the international brand HOLZHACKER begins.

Founding of the company Riviera by Robert Schrenk