Czech Republic


Sawn & profiled timber
Single- & three-ply panels
Shuttering panels
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, green power and wood pellets.

Product fields and yearly capacities in Chanovice

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

Phone: +420 376 535 111
UID: CZ45349711

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History and development

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.

New successful product

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

Wide product range

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

Success receipt KVH

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

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 470 employees this means a long term secure workplace.

Step in the closed 
recycling cycle

The biomass power plant is lighted for the first time.

New construction of the shuttering panel production

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

Pellets are on trend

The pellet production is optimised and thus the annual production capacity increases to 140,000 tons.

Fit for the competition

Further investments in the drying and sorting of sawn timber as well as the commissioning of the planing plant make the location even more competitive.



Extension of the log sorting plant.


Renewed expansion of the sawn timber drying capacity.

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