The Leitz Group is the worldwide leading producing service provider of tools for processing wood, wood derived materials, plastics and NF metals. The product spectrum of the company comprises the total range of machine driven precision tools for industry and for classic artisan working.
The company considers its customers as partners and supplies them with a comprehensive package of consulting and other services, supports them during the configuration of their machining processes and takes on the complete tool management if required. Tools as new is the promise of the Leitz Service looking after resharpening and the maintenance of tools and providing a professional pick-up- and delivery service. Approximately 100.000 users around the world trust in this option daily. Objectives of the cooperative partnerships are: Efficient machining processes – technologically visionary, economically sustainable, ecologically acceptable.
The products of Leitz are used regularly in more than 150 countries. The company is as international as its customers: Leitz employs 2900 people worldwide and is active on all continents – with six production sites in Europe, Asia and America, sales companies and offices in 36 countries and 140 company owned service stations with quick production capability.
Since the foundation of the company in 1876, tool innovations by Leitz have again and again helped increase the efficiency of its customers – in many cases the innovations even enabled the processing of new materials. At the Oberkochen headquarter and in Riedau in Austria, Leitz has its own research and development centres. Here Leitz engineers work together with customers, leading producers of wood-processing machines, well-known research centres and universities to develop efficient, innovative process and technology solutions.
Leitz is a family business owned in its fourth and fifth generation. It has a very close cooperation with Boehlerit, and Bilz respectively the specialists of cutting materials and the manufacturer of clamping systems. Together, the three businesses are the Leitz Group of Companies – a competence group that is unique in the industry. The Group has the unique potential for development and production of innovative technologies and, of course, also for its customers.