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International manufacturer of stationary woodworking machines (Edgebanders, horizontal and vertical panel saws and CNC-machining centres) for the crafts and the industry; located in D-72622 Nürtingen



presentation of the new series of vertical cnc-machining centres EVOLUTION (EVOLUTION 7403 - entry-level machine, EVOLUTION 7405 - four-side processing)


new vertical panel saw CUT 1254


Glue application system "Glu Jet": processing of cartridge as well as of granulate


HOLZ-HER has appr. 330 employees worldwide.

Ligna 2011

presentation of the new 5-axes machining centre PRO-MASTER 7225 5XL, the 3-axes cnc machine PRO-MASTER 7018 and the DYNESTIC series in the field of nesting machines (DYNESTIC 7515 and DYNESTIC 7521). The beam saw CUT 6010 is now available with flotation tables and the vertical panel saw CUT 1255 is now able to cut large-format panel materials up to 5300 x 2200mm. In the field of the edgebanders the series AURIGA 1308 has 3 free places for aggregates in the finish area. The ARCUS series has been optimized in the infeed area so that different aggregates can be combined in the unit construction system.

January 2011

edgebander ARCUS 1336 WD 80 with workpiece thickness up to 80 mm and edge thickness up to 15 mm

May/June 2010

New logo and continue of the development and construction, of sales/service/marketing in Nürtingen as well as production and international logistics in Voitsberg/Austria


Weinig takes over HOLZ-HER, but HOLZ-HER remains independent brandt within the Weinig Group, with the products CNC-machining centres, edgebanders, beamsaws, vertical panel saws


At LIGNA introduction of ​​a 5-axis CNC machine; edgebander CONTRIGA received the Design Award 'red dot' and 'iF Product design award' for excellent machine design

from 2006

Re-construction of the power tool division, new Edgebander UN 1302 and new CNC-machining centres PRO-MASTER 7123 and PRO-MASTER XL 7223


Presentation of the horizontal Beamsaw CUT 70


90-year company anniversary, new design concept of HOLZ-HER Edgebanders


Cooperation with VITAP regarding edgebanders for shaped workpieces and contour milling machines starts; expansion of the company's headquarters in Nürtingen, Launch of first glue application system, which can melt granulate and cartridges (MULTI-System)


New product line: CUT 85 (horizontal beamsaw), enlargement of the REICH-AUSTRIA Ges.mbH of a second production facility and opening of a demonstration and service centers

from 2001

Further sales subsidiaries in Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Singapore


Long-standing partnership with the Italian manufacturer of beamsaws EUROMAC S.p.A. is terminated


Festo buys the power tool division - without success; BWKmbH acquires 33% of the shares of REICH Spezialmaschinen GmbH


Kurt Reich dies, Wulf Reich and his children are the sole societies of the REICH Spezialmaschinen group

to 1994

Green color of the machine - then gray-blue


Sale of the production of profiling units - formerly Festo - to Götzinger Maschinen GmbH


Production of edgebanders in the U.S. is set


Wide belt sanders sanding from the bottom are still built

about 1985

Successful models 1215, 1220, 1265 of wallsaws are on the market


Complete production of the REICH Spezialmaschinen GmbH moves into the Styria, REICH Nürtingen is only sales office


Stationary woodworking machines are excluded of the REICH company group; founding of the REICH Spezialmaschinen GmbH, which focused on the development, design and distribution of machines; next REICH-AUSTRIA there are 2 daughters in U.S. and Canada


Separation of the sons- one assumes the power tool division, the other the machinery of REICH Spezialmaschinen GmbH


Cessation of production of carpentry machine for timber frames


Acquisition and production of profiling units of Festo AG & Co. KG


Edgebanders as a new line of production


Transfer of the production of stationary woodworking machines to Austria (REICH-AUSTRIA)


Kurt Reich takes over the company - sudden expansion; invention of the vertical panel saw


Arthur Bründler AG invents the feeding unit and sold the patent to HOLZ-HER, who gets global awareness and economic upturn with this invention after the year 1951


HOLZ-HER first electric tool (circular saw)


Construction of electric machines for woodworking (for example stationary carpentry machines and circular saws) under the name HOLZ-HER

after 1914

Manufacturing of wire products and equipment for wire processing


Founded by Karl Matthias Reich

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Product brochures and leaflets (8)



Automatic panel storage & retrieval system
Edgebander for pre-coated edges
Dowel drilling machine
Edge milling machine
Round pole shaper
Sliding table saw
manually operated machining centre
Contour edgebander
Fingerjointing Press
Horizontal shaper
Profile sanding machine
Workpiece return conveyor
Band saw
Chain mortiser
Corner rounding machine
Gluing device
Micro finger joint milling machine
Multi support drilling system for line and dowel drillings
Edge coating machine
Wide belt sander
Stacking and destacking device

Software (16)

Cutting optimisation software

Controls (16)

Aggregates (191)

Pressure zone
Premilling unit
Universal milling aggregate
Buffing unit
Edge magazine
Aggregates for CNC
Angular premilling unit
Sanding aggregates
Grooving unit
Workpiece infeed
Vertical panel saw
Special aggregate
Spraying device
5-axes spindle
Guidance for short lengths