Facts

FACTS & FIGURES

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PRODUCT RANGE

  • Sliced wood
  • Sawn wood
  • Timber and logs
  • Services

  • 51 % of the revenue is made with sliced wood,
  • 37 % of the revenue with sawn wood,
  • 12 % of the revenue with logs, specialties and services.


Danzer products are not sold to end users but to retailers and component producers.

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

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ORIGIN OF RAW MATERIAL

  • 59 % North America
  • 34 % Europe
  • 6 % Africa
  • 1 % other regions

MARKET POSITION

  • Largest producer of decorative veneer worldwide
  • Among the top 10 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 approximately 260,000 cubic meters annually; this equals less than 0.02 % of the global harvest for industrial use

OPERATIONS

  • 1,600 employees worldwide
  • Sales 2018: 202 million Euros (2017: 210 million Euros; 2016: 197 million Euros)
  • 2018 Danzer sold to 79 countries; the top 10 countries contributed 78 percent to total sales:
    • USA 26.8 %
    • United Kingdom 17.0 %
    • China 7.7 %
    • Canada 6.2 %
    • Germany 6.0 %
    • Austria 4.7 %
    • Mexico 2.8 %
    • Poland 2.4 %
    • India 2.1 %
    • Slovakia 2.1 %
    • Total Top 10 77.6 %
  • 10 production sites
  • 19 sales offices
  • 17 warehouses
  • 18.000 hectare of timberland in North America

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Danzer Worldwide

Danzer in Europe
4 production sites
7 sales offices
7 warehouses

Danzer in North America
6 production sites
9 sales offices
8 warehouses

Danzer in Asia
3 sales offices
2 warehouses

HISTORY

  • 1932 Karl Danzer begins as a broker specialized in high quality veneers
  • 1949 Veneer plant in Reutlingen (Germany) opens, marking the beginning of the company's industrial activities
  • 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 FSCĀ® (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
  • 2017 Opening of newly converted Danzer slicing plant in France with first automated veneer stacking

Detailed information: danzer.com/company/milestones