Company facts

Leading in technology, economically convincing: Being the largest European manufacturer of sawmill equipment, we are the industrial partner no. 1 – to keep it that way and to further extend our worldwide leading market position, we daily work on innovations for higher yield and optimum processing.

Founded in: 1840
Location: Oberkirch/Germany
Employees: 300
Managing Director: Volker Geiger


Changing markets and values always call for a fast and effective response by means of continuous communication. Our goal is to keep you, the operator of a wood processing company, informed about all technically improved and newly developed products manufactured by our company. The professional planning of high-tech sawmill installations and individual consulting by our sales engineers result in optimum solutions for customer requirements and problems.


Market oriented improvements of our products, ongoing development and innovation as well as innovative technologies and design, call for high-performance work by our technical personnel. Qualified engineers, technicians and detail designers from the fields of civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and electronics continuously strive to meet the wants and needs of the market. Design and rational production processes are implemented in line with the latest technical know-how. High-performance production lines, machine combinations and individual machines with a high level of availability guarantee success for the user.


The production of machine components and steel structures, the assembly of machines and installations as well as the control system manufacturing, are our company's main fields of business. Special electronic programs plan and control the production sequences. Modern CNC machining centres guarantee accurate tolerance- and quality specifications. Complex production processes call for highest precision. The manual skill of experienced, responsible, specialist workers is extremely important. We believe it is vital to train future generations of employees, since none of our machinery is produced in series and almost all products are manufactured individually


Good service and attentive customer care guarantee high availability of the products we supply. We offer a very extensive range of spare parts for immediate delivery and our handling of orders is fast and uncomplicated. Experienced, well-trained and responsible assembly personnel from the fields of mechanics, electrical engineering and electronics are available on call. Easily comprehensible technical documentation is provided on data carriers.

On-site installation

Our machines and systems are installed by experienced, well-trained chief field technicians and field technicians. Our assembly and customer service department is managed by mechanical, electrical and electronics engineers who are in charge of the assembly sites, i.e. attend to preparation and monitoring and co-ordinate assembly and commissioning work. Our assembly department also provides expert customer consultation and handles repair work carried out by our field technicians.

Information technology

Our tradition and commitment to innovation is of course also reflected in the methods we use. A wide range of electronics has become an inherent part of our engineering sector, manufacturing processes and administration department. Our employees dispose of the most modern tools and processes available in the field of information technology. A qualified team works permanently to optimise sequences and processes and to ensure that installations are keeping up with the latest technological developments.