Facts

FACTS & FIGURES

Danzer is organized by business units for products and regions; every business unit runs its own production and sales operation.

Danzer Products

PRODUCT RANGE

  • Sliced wood
  • Sawn wood
  • Timber and logs
  • Value-added products and services

  • 43 % of the revenue is made with sawn wood,
  • 40 % of the revenue with sliced wood,
  • 17 % of the revenue with logs, specialties and services.


Danzer products are not sold to end users but to manufacturers, distributors and component producers.

Danzer is organized by business units for products and regions; every business unit runs its own production and sales operation.

Danzer raw materials

ORIGIN OF RAW MATERIAL

  • 57 % North America
  • 37 % Europe
  • 6 % Other regions

MARKET POSITION

  • Largest producer of decorative veneer worldwide
  • Among the top ten producers of lumber in North America

For comparison: Annual consumption of wood worldwide: 3.5 bn cubic meters

  • half of that is used for energy
  • 1.8 bn cubic meters used industrially
  • Danzer processes less than 500,000 cubic meters; this equals 0.03% of the global harvest for industrial use

OPERATIONS

  • 1,500 employees worldwide
  • Sales 2020: 144 million Euros (2019: 172 million Euros)
  • 2020 Danzer sold to 76 countries; the top ten countries contributed 80 percent to total sales:
    • USA 30.2 %
    • United Kingdom 16.8 %
    • Germany 8.7 %
    • Canada 7.0 %
    • Austria 4.2 %
    • China 3.6 %
    • Poland 3.2 %
    • Sweden 2.2 %
    • Slovakia 2.1 %
    • Mexico 2.0 %
    • Total Top 10 79.8 %

3 veneer mills, 1 Vinterio plant, 1 3D-Veneer plant, 1 sawmill, 18 sales offices

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Danzer Worldwide

Danzer in North America
2 veneer mills, 1 sawmill
9 sales offices

Danzer in Europe
1 veneer mill, 1 Vinterio plant, 1 3D-Veneer plant
7 sales offices

Danzer in Asia
2 sales offices

HISTORY

  • 1932 Karl Danzer begins as a broker specialized in high quality veneers
  • 1949 Inauguration of the veneer plant in Reutlingen (Germany) marking the beginning of the industrial activities of the company.
  • 1999 First Danzer slicer VS4000 starts operation
  • 2006 Launch of the new wood surface Danzer Vinterio
  • 2007 ISO 14001:2004 standards procurement certification followed by FSC (2009)
  • 2008 Acquisition of 3D-Veneer company Reholz GmbH
  • 2013 Installation of a curve saw for optimized yields even from crooked logs
  • 2013 Start of sliced deck layer production for hardwood flooring
  • 2014 Introduction of first hardwood Log Scanner
  • 2015 First Danzer Sustainability Report following Global Reporting Initiative standard
  • 2020 Danzer sells its forestland holdings in North America

Detailed information: danzer.com/company/milestones