How our family-owned company has achieved a track record of successful growth from its establishment in 1988 through today.
The Pollmeier history - success at every step
1988 – Foundation of Pollmeier Leimholz GmbH
Production of edge-glued panels sourcing timber (spruce, pine, beech, oak and alder) from sawmills.
1996 – Official opening of Creuzburg sawmill
Quality issues (hue/humidity of timber) with the existing suppliers lead Pollmeier to set up its own sawmill.
1997 – Fast expansion of production
Beech turns from firewood to trendy wood.
2000 – Pollmeier becomes shareholder of Hanses Sägewerkstechnik GmbH & Co.KG
Pollmeier's know-how helps advance sawing technology.
2000 – Start of production at second sawmill in Malchow
The sawing capacity is around 300,000 solid cubic metres of round wood.
2001 – Pollmeier acquires a stake in Thaler & Pacher GmbH
The Austrian company specialises in control technology.
2001 – Opening of new administrative offices in Creuzburg
2001 – Expansion of global sales network
Pollmeier opens sales offices in Poland, China and the USA.
2005 – Expansion of production capacity at Creuzburg plant
2007 – Production start-up at third Pollmeier sawmill in Aschaffenburg
Pollmeier becomes one of the largest hardwood sawmill operators worldwide.
2011 – Closure of Malchow sawmill due to insufficient log timber supply
2013 – Construction of first laminated veneer lumber (LVL) plant for hardwood in Creuzburg
2014 – Launch of "BauBuche" beech laminated veneer lumber
2016 – Reopening of Malchow sawmill
2019 – Launch of "Spruce LVL" at LVL plant in Creuzburg
2019 – Launch of "Pollmeier COMPONENTS" solid beech cut-to-size lumber
Pollmeier starts the production of Pollmeier COMPONENTS at the cut-to-size line at Aschaffenburg plant.
2021 – Pollmeier becomes owner of Hanses Sägewerkstechnik GmbH & Co.KG
"Hanses Sägewerkstechnik GmbH & Co.KG" is renamed to "Pollmeier Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG".
2021 – Expansion of production capacity at Aschaffenburg plant
Pollmeier invests 30 million Euros in "Pollmeier COMPONENTS".