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 product 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 plant for hardwood
2014 - Launch of "BauBuche" beech laminated veneer lumber
2016 – Reopening of Malchow sawmill