As of 1-1-2023, Max Martin (son of Peter Martin of the former Martin Holz Feldkirch) has taken over the sawmill from Reichert. On the same date the sawmill was renamed: Seelenwald Sägewerk und Holzhandel GmbH in Kanzach near Bad Buchau in Baden Wütenberg DE.
Max Martin has completed forestry school in Austria. During his studies he did an internship at Reichert for more than a year. At the end of that internship, Mr. Reichert suggested to Max that he take over the company.
The sawmill works with a traditional frame saw with a capacity of approx. 25,000 m3 per year. Not shocking at first sight in the world of gigantic sawmills. But the strength of this company lies in flexibility in widths up to and including 300 mm and long lengths up to 12.5 m1 (without finger joints, of course). Selected strains from Baden Würtenberg are used for this.
The capacity will be expanded in the near future. A large part of the roundwood that is processed is FSC certified, but was not interesting for the local market and everything was sold as PEFC. FSC Mix Credit has now been applied for and the procedure is hoped to be completed in the short term, after which wood can be offered with either PEFC or FSC.
The sawmill also has modern drying chambers and a planing line. They are also certified for visual strength grading so that they can deliver strength grading with C24.
Our agency department Multiwood Assendelft will represent Seelenwald Sägewerk exclusively on the Benelux market. We will be happy to discuss your requests with the sawmill and will then make suitable offers
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