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Passion for Timber

Czech Republic

Chanovice

Sawn & profiled timber
Single- & three-ply panels
Construction timber
Shuttering panels
Pellets
Green power

Chanovice is located at the heart of one of Europe’s largest forested areas, the Bavarian-Bohemian forest. The quality of raw material is unique: In hardly any other region, spruce wood has such a high density as here.

100% processing

As unique site of the Pfeifer Group, Chanovice is able to process up to six metres high round timber. Also unique at Pfeifer: The complete round timber range can be processed according to diverse cut techniques from the smallest to the largest diameter (up to 100 cm).

At this fully integrated production site, the delivered round timber is processed 100% into a diverse product range. In sawn timber, solid wood panels, shuttering panels, construction solid timber, green power and wood pellets.

Product fields and yearly capacities in Chanovice

Contacts

Pfeifer Holz s.r.o
Chanovice 102
CZ-341 01 Horažďovice

Tel. +420 376 535 111
sekretariat@pfeifergroup.cz

History and development

1919
Timber as an opportunity

In Chanovice, the chance of forest wealth has been recognized and a small saw mill has been put into operation. At the same time begins the production of prefabricated houses.

1998
New successful product

For the first time the production of three-ply panels is introduced.

2006
Wide product range

The construction of a new saw mill goes hand in hand
with the production start of
glue-laminated timber and pellets.

2009
Success receipt KVH

Construction solid timber is introduced in the product range and a new access way is created.

2010
Investment in technology leadership

A new planing plant is put into operation, as well as a new sorting plant.

In 2016
New company roof

The Pfeifer Group takes over the Chanovice site and announces the investment of 35 millions Euro. For 350 employees this means a long term secure workplace.

2013
Step in the closed 
recycling cycle

The biomass power plant is lighted for the first time.

2017
New construction of the shuttering panel production

The new construction of the shuttering panel production is taken care of and implemented.

Ident.-Nr.: 45349711 // UID-Nr.: CZ45349711 // Bezirksgericht Pilsen, Abt. C, Nr. 2244