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Heitz: The leader in veneer edging

The name Heitz epitomizes veneer edging quality that sets standards in the international market. It all began in 1975, with the production of real wood veneer edging. Unique products have solidified our reputation since then.

As a trendsetter of innovation, we cover the entire range of real wood and industrial veneer edgings, thick veneer edgings and wrapping and soft-forming veneers. By using state-of-the-art technologies, we are significantly improving the efficiency of the veneer edging production and have established ourselves as one of the leading trendsetters and partners in the wood working industry, the specialist trade and the skilled trade industry.

The Heitz-Group is a subsidiary of INDUS Holding AG.

 

Philosophy

The values that shape us

What philosophies have allowed us to establish a clear position in the market for veneer edging, and establish ourselves internationally as one of the leading suppliers for the wood processing industry, the specialist trade and the skilled trade industry? The answer is manifold:  

History

1975

Company formation

Founding of the Heitz company in Melle, Lower Saxony, by Hedwig and Hubert Heitz.

 

1979

Development of multi-glued thick veneer edging

For the first time, multi-glued thick veneer edging is developed on rolls and successfully launched on the market.

 

1991

Opening of a Heitz branch in Hungary

Foundation of DUNA Élfurnér Kft. in Budapest, Hungary (today Heitz Élfurnér Művek Kft. Pusztaszabolcs, Hungary).

 

1997

Establishment of the Heitz branch in North America

Foundation of the A.V.E.C. Co., Inc. Heath (OH), USA.

 

2004

The production site in Hungary is being expanded

Dynamic growth makes it necessary: Conversion and expansion of the production site in Pusztaszabolcs, Hungary.

 

2010

Growth-oriented acquisition

Takeover of the edging division of Richter Furniertechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Melle.

 

2013

Expansion of American subsidiary

Expansion of the site in Heath, Ohio. Doubling the warehouse capacity significantly increases the performance of this branch.

2016

Integration of Heitz into a strong parent company

INDUS in Bergisch-Gladbach acquires the Heitz Group and thus offers the company protection against foreign takeovers and at the same time expands its business opportunities.

 

2018

Hungarian branch is expanded again

The location in Pusztaszabolcs Hungary is expanded again. A 2,000 square meter production hall is opened, which significantly increases the capacity and efficiency of this branch.

 

2022

Heitz's new communications appearance

Heitz comprehensively refreshes its advertising appearance - from the corporate design with logo and business documents, to image brochures and product information sheets, and culminating in the new website.