News & projects

We work as if each of our projects has the potential to become a reference. All orders are planned, executed and completed with the utmost conscientiousness and constant attention to customer interests.

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Jul 2023

Successful LIGNA 2023

1300 exhibitors, 80,000 visitors at 114,000 m2 exhibition space… this year’s LIGNA ended in May after five days with an impressive result. The world…

Jun 2023

New portal crane concept at DOLD in Buchenbach

The requirements to sustainable processes are, among others, to improve the ecological efficiency of the company in the long term without affecting…

Sep 2022

NEW at the logyard

ERGOCONTROL – future-oriented, ergonomic control panel.

Sep 2022

Retirement after 34 years

"A legend leaves the premises" - this was the slogan under which the sales staff said goodbye to Erwin Franzen after 34 years of working life at…

May 2022

Holtec develops its own app

Holtec is developing its own app and will in future bundle all services under the tool: HOLTEC mobile services. With heart and soul and passion, we…

Jan 2022

New wood yard at Homanit in Losheim

Last year Holtec supplied a completely new wood yard to the specialist for thin fibreboards Homanit GmbH & Co. KG in Losheim am See, Germany. It is…

Jul 2021

We are back on track

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Thanks to many helping hands – employees, their families and friends – we could clean up our production in a very short time. A heartfelt thanks to…

Jul 2021

HOLTEC also affected by flood disaster

Unfortunately, Holtec was also hit hard by the heavy rainfalls. Our production was completely flooded. Water and debris tore down walls, crushed steel…

Feb 2021

Logyard has successfully started its operation after expansion

The sawmill Eigelshoven produces high quality structural timber, dimension goods, stock scantling, planks and shuttering.On a total area of approx.…

Jan 2021

Gelo Timber in Wunsiedel – saw mill for small diameter logs starts operation

One of the most modern saw mills for small diameter logs, Gelo Timber in Wunsiedel, starts its operation after only 11 months of erection time.

Sep 2020

Best Wood SCHNEIDER®/Eberhardszell – New sawmill raises new standards

The medium-sized company best Wood SCHNEIDER GmbH with production site in southern Germany raises new standards with the new planned sawmill. At the…

Mar 2020

Health first! Flexibility and digital service is more topical than ever.

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For HOLTEC, our employees’ and customer’s health is most important.

To protect you, our service staff external and internal avoids any avoidable…

Feb 2020

HOLTEC celebrates its 50th anniversary!

HOLTEC has a special occasion to celebrate in 2020: The 50th company anniversary!

In 1970 the family enterprise was founded by several shareholders,…

Oct 2019

Commissionning of new log sorting line for HASSLACHER Group in Preding, Austria

HASSLACHER Group at Preding, Austria trusted in HOLTEC log yard for the first time in its history

Aug 2019

Start of production at Altailes Pavlovsk

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The Altailes Forest Holding Company was founded in 2007 and comprises 17 companies with a total of 3,700 employees. The company leased more than…

Aug 2019

Rotary Debarker: Electric drive as economic alternative to hydraulic motor

Low energy consumption and less maintenance are advantages for the operator

Aug 2019

Good bye after 46 years

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After 46 years working for HOLTEC, Mr Valentin Huppertz had his last working day. During a farewell celebration for which he had invited, he said good…

Jul 2019

New log yard for hardwood for French sawmill HUBERLANT

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In May last year HOLTEC received the order from HUBERLANT for supplying a log yard for processing hardwood.

Mostly beech and oak logs with a diameter…

Jul 2019

First Health Day „Back Check“ at HOLTEC was a great success

July 11th, 2019 the BGF Institute, Cologne in cooperation with the AOK Rheinland /Hamburg (health insurance) made the first “Back Check” at HOLTEC.

Jun 2019

Successful LIGNA show in Hanover

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A successful LIGNA 2019 is finished. Following the successful start two years ago, HOLTEC presented at two booths again an even wider product and…

Jan 2019

Third log sorting line for Pinhoser/PT

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For 28 years now Mr. António Fernandes is operating the PINHOSER sawmill with subsequent pallet manufacturing in Serta, about 200 km in the Northeast…

Nov 2018

HOLTEC at the fair Lesdrevmash in Moscow

From the 22nd to the 25th October 2018 HOLTEC participated at the fair Lesdrevmash in Moscow for the eighth time. At this 18th international trade…

Nov 2018

Completed installation at Holzwerke Weinzierl

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Beginning of November the installation of the most important system components at Holzwerke Weinzierl could be completed as scheduled. With a wood…

Oct 2018

Start-up at Piveteau Bois in Sainte Florence

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2018 saw the delivery of a HOLTEC log yard to Piveteau Bois in Saint Florence. Piveteau Bois is one of the three largest saw mills in France with a…

Jun 2018

Maderas Vicente Castillo starts operation of HOLTEC package crosscut saw

Maderas Vincente Castillo e Hijos S.L. is Spain’s biggest producer of the EUR-EPAL pallets with main office in Soneja in the province of Castellón

Apr 2018

Investment in new sorting line

In order to cope with the technical progress, Ziegler Group in Plößberg invests in a new sorting line. The project had been finished within the last…

Jan 2018

Norbord commissions new OSB line in Inverness

Within the last months the equipment for NORBORD Europe’s GBP 95m mill expansion at Inverness has been installed and started up.

Jan 2018

Debarker exchange (Rotary Debarker) at Kronospan S.A.

Recently, one of the most challenging projects was the exchange of the rotary debarker at the Kronospan site in Luxembourg.

Dec 2017

Holzwerk Baumann starts up with its modern log yard

With the new log yard long logs up to 21 m length and with diameters of 10 to 90 cm as well as short logs up to 14 m length can be treated.

Sep 2017

HOLTEC receives the order for a new log sorting line at Holzwerke Weinzierl

In Vilshofen in Bavaria, Holzwerke Weinzierl runs one of the best performing softwood sawmills in Germany.

Jun 2017

New highlight in Russia – Order for a logyard from Pavlovskiy DOK

Our longstanding customer ALTAILES already operates several sawmills with a cutting volume of > 1.5 million solid m³ logs in the Altai region.

May 2017

A successful exhibition for HOLTEC in Hanover draws to a close

From May 22-26, 2017 HOLTEC was exhibitor at LIGNA, the world’s leading fair for machines, systems and tools for the wood working industry in Hanover.

Feb 2017

25th anniversary of Holtec’s subsidiary in Eastern Germany

Beginning of January 2017 Holtec celebrated the 25th anniversary of its subsidiary in Eastern Germany.

Jan 2017

Successful replacement investment at Ante-Holz in Somplar (Germany)

Ante-Holz GmbH in Somplar decided at the end of last your to exchange the ejection unit and the cross-transport unit in the existing sawmill infeed.…

Jan 2017

HOLTEC receives order from FOREST SAWMILL

Integration of butt-reducer bypass at UK’s largest specialist fencing sawmill



Jan 2017

Big order from the KRONOSPAN group for an OSB wood yard in Russia

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At the end of last year HOLTEC received a further big order from KRONOSPAN for a wood yard in Russia. The KRONOSPAN group will invest about 600…

Dec 2016

Stallinger in Frankenmarkt (Austria) replaces the sorting conveyor

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HOLTEC was chosen to be the supplier for the necessary investment in the sorting conveyor area. Already 2003 saw the integration of a HOLTEC…

Dec 2016

Big order from NORBORD for OSB project in Inverness

NORBORD modernizes and extents the OSB mill in Inverness, UK.

Apr 2016

Egger produces first board in the new MDF plant at Gagarin / RUS

The Egger Drevprodukt has built up a new MDF/HDF plant at Gagarin / Russia (approx. 150 km west of Moskau), where the first board was produced on 04.…

Feb 2015

Wood chips production in Brittany, France

In the beginning of 2013 HOLTEC received the inquiry from ASWOOD in the Normandy. The task was a complete wood chip production with debarker for the…