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History of the company

Before 1925

Alois Kern (grandfather of the current holder) accomplishes the transport of timber and also carries on a timber trade business.


Alois and Rosalia Kern leased the sawn mill Haidbauer-Buchegger at the creek of Vorau.


Flood waters destroyed the sawn mill.


The Company specialized in the production of conical squared timber.


Acceptance through Friedrich and Josefa Kern They switched to machine production of conical squared timber and extended the trade of round wood and sawn timber.


The Company relocated to Rohrbach a.L. due to the rail connection for export to Italy and Greece.


The company moved to Pinggau and it was constantly extended by Friedrich and Josefa Kern.


Modification of the company to a GesmbH & Co KG .
Alois Kern, the son, takes over the company.


During the last years several extensions and modernisations of the debarking, the measuring and the other wood working machines were done.


Furthermore, a new cylindrical and a conical round wood plant were installed to extend the portfolio.


Nowadays Holzwerk Kern is one of the leading producers of conical squared timber in Europe.