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LIGNA 2019, 27 - 31 May

Leitz

We shape the future

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Exhibition stand
Hall 15, Stand F16
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Company Data

Headquarters

Leitz GmbH & Co. KG

Leitzstr. 2
73447 Oberkochen
Germany
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Fax: +49 7364 950 662

Contact(s)

Mr. Thomas Höchtel
Leiter Marketing
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Mr. Martin Kenntner
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Fax: +49 7364 950 682
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Facts

Type of company
Manufacturer

Year founded
1876

No. of employees
1.001-10.000 (Status: 2016)

Annual turnover
between 100M and 1 billion EUR (Status: 2016)

Management
Jürgen Köppel (CEO),
Dr. Georg Hanrath,
Robert Lukassen,
Michael Voss

Company profile

Founded in 1876 in Oberkochen, Southern Germany, the Leitz Group is the worldwide leading manufacturer of tools for industrial processing of wood, wood derived materials, plastic and compound materials. The Leitz product spectrum covers the complete range of precision tools for automated machines. In a complete package of advisory services, 2,900 Leitz employees pass on their experience of cutting tools to customers so meeting daily the requirements of a complete problem solver and producing service provider. Leitz products regularly are used in more than 150 countries on earth. By six production locations in Europe, Asia and America, Leitz sales companies and -offices in 36 countries, a close net of 120 service stations with quick-production facilities as well as sales partners, Leitz is represented on all continents.

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Products

Tool systems for special materials

Tool systems for the processing of construction materials such as wood or plastic.read more

Knives, turn blade knives, hogger segments, etc.

The quality and long performance time of Leitz tooling are legend. Nevertheless, from time to time the knives must be replaced and occasionally or after damage other wearing parts as well. Leitz guarantees the knives and spare parts supply for a minimum of 10 years after the product has been discontinued ...read more

Standard software for the wood industries

Tool Management Systems are complex and require professional control supported by special software. The Tool Information Management (TIM), software developed by Leitz, is an integrated component of any tool control system. TIM controls the tool database, records the condition and location of tools, checks ...read more

Tool management systems

A microchip in the tool or clamping interface is coded with all the relevant tool geometry and safety data. The microchip is identified and read by the machine without contact. Besides reducing set-up time, this technology also improves operating safety.read more

Tool measuring and setting systems

Costs - time and money - from test pieces and data input on CNC-machines are no longer a problem when the tools are measured prior to use and the setting data downloaded automatically to the NC-control. This saves up to 70% of the set-up costs. Leitz-service is equipped with all necessary measuring and ...read more

Tool clamping systems

Leitz joints - for nearly all tool/spindle/ motor combinations Leitz offers the suitable adaptors. Ranging from simple mechanic quick clamping systems over clever quick clamping systems to high-precision hydro- or shrinking adaptors, you will absolutely find the optimum solution for the respective application.read more

Scraping tools and auxiliary equipment

Notwithstanding of conventional chipboard, MDF - or OSB board - modern sheet-like wood- derived products base on the raw material of wood and are finished corresponding to their required characteristics. Their production and processing requires cutting tools especially fitted to the requirements of the ...read more

Cutters with taper shank

Because of its flexibility and quality, the complete processing of workpieces in one set-up has attained increasing importance in the woodworking and furniture industry over the last 15 years. This is why this is currently the fastest-growing segment of the Leitz tooling programme. With true-running ...read more

Tool systems for window manufacturing

One of the focal points of Leitz are the development and production of window tooling systems. The ProfilCut- and ProFix tools produced in Europe have revolutionised the world market of the window production since mid of the nineties and have set new standards in the branch.read more

Countersink bits and Plug cutters

With over 130 years of experience in manufacturing drills, Leitz offers solutions for every drilling task. The entire spectrum of requirements is covered from the high-performance solid carbide dowel, through-hole, and Forstner drills for highly productive visible drill holes and cost-effective standard ...read more

Through-hole boring bits

With over 130 years of experience in manufacturing drills, Leitz offers solutions for every drilling task. The entire spectrum of requirements is covered from the high-performance solid carbide dowel, through-hole, and Forstner drills for highly productive visible drill holes and cost-effective standard ...read more

Multi purpose boring bits

With over 130 years of experience in manufacturing drills, Leitz offers solutions for every drilling task. The entire spectrum of requirements is covered from the high-performance solid carbide dowel, through-hole, and Forstner drills for highly productive visible drill holes and cost-effective standard ...read more

Long planer heads

Notwithstanding of conventional chipboard, MDF - or OSB board - modern sheet-like wood- derived products base on the raw material of wood and are finished corresponding to their required characteristics. Their production and processing requires cutting tools especially fitted to the requirements of the ...read more

Shank cutters, DP-tipped

Because of its flexibility and quality, the complete processing of workpieces in one set-up has attained increasing importance in the woodworking and furniture industry over the last 15 years. This is why this is currently the fastest-growing segment of the Leitz tooling programme. With true-running ...read more

Shank cutters

Because of its flexibility and quality, the complete processing of workpieces in one set-up has attained increasing importance in the woodworking and furniture industry over the last 15 years. This is why this is currently the fastest-growing segment of the Leitz tooling programme. With true-running ...read more

Cutters with bore

The Leitz programme comprises tools with cutters made of steel, carbide and diamond for the most widely available machines for grooving, jointing, rebating and profiling. In particular the Leitz profiling tooling systems set the standard for economy, processing quality, set-up time minimisation and safety ...read more

Hogging systems, DP-tipped

Notwithstanding of conventional chipboard, MDF - or OSB board - modern sheet-like wood- derived products base on the raw material of wood and are finished corresponding to their required characteristics. Their production and processing requires cutting tools especially fitted to the requirements of the ...read more

Hogging systems

Notwithstanding of conventional chipboard, MDF - or OSB board - modern sheet-like wood- derived products base on the raw material of wood and are finished corresponding to their required characteristics. Their production and processing requires cutting tools especially fitted to the requirements of the ...read more

Circular sawblades

Leitz offers an extensive, high-quality programme of carbide and diamond-tipped circular sawblades for precise and economical solid wood and sheet goods processing. In addition we offer special sawblades for processing plastics, non-ferrous materials and construction materials.read more

Product categories

Backing plates, limiters Blank knives Circular saw blades, DP-tipped Circular saw blades, HW-tipped Clamping systems for boring bits Clamping systems for circular saw blades Clamping systems for cutters with bore Clamping systems for shank cutters Countersink bits Cutters with bore, DP-tipped Cutters with bore, HW-/special steel-tipped Cutters with bore, with turnover knives (HW/special steel) Cutters with taper shank, all-steel Cutters with taper shank, DP-tipped Cutters with taper shank, HW- / special steel-tipped Cutters with taper shank, with turnover knives (HW / special steel) Cylinder boring bits Dowel bits Folding hogger, DP-tipped Folding hogger, HW-tipped Hogger segments Hoggers for shaping of non-flat parts, e.g. scantlings Hogging systems for shaping of flat parts (e.g. panels), DP-tipped Hogging systems for shaping of flat parts (e.g. panels), HW-tipped Knives for cutters, cutter heads Long planer heads Plug cutter Scraping tools and auxiliary equipment Shank cutters for CNC routers and machining centres, DP-tipped Shank cutters for CNC routers and machining centres, HW- / special steel-tipped Shank cutters for CNC routers and machining centres, with turnover knives (HW / special steel) Shank cutters for portable machines Shank cutters for routers Software for tool management systems Standard software for the wood industries (ERP, material management, personnel management, cost accounting, CAD, etc.) Step boring bits Systems for tool encoding Through-hole boring bits Tool measuring and setting gauges Tool measuring and setting instruments Tool systems for window and door manufacturing incl. slotting and tenoning cutters Tools for working with light alloy Tools for working with mineral materials Turn blade knives Twist drill

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