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25833

days since the company was founded

3

generations

501

employees

1009

customers

SPRINGER is a GLOBAL LEADER for innovative solutions in the wood-processing industry.

All wood conveying, sorting, grading, and automation processes are state of the art: SPRINGER stands for superior quality and innovative, customized solutions in the wood industry. Our products are made with the utmost care and precision. They are efficient, sustainable, and state of the art.

Certifications

Qualitätsmanagementsystems

2021 : ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management

This qualityaustria certificate confirms the utilization and further development of an effective quality management system in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.

Qualitätsmanagementsystems

2021 : SCC**:2011 Security Management System

This qualityaustria certificate confirms the utilization and further development of an effective safety management system in accordance with the requirements of SCC**:2011, the Safety Certificate Contract Standard of the Austrian Sector Committee for protection at the workplace.

History of SPRINGER

 
2022

GIS INDUSTRIEAUTOMATION GMBH

SPRINGER acquires a majority stake.
 
2021

SPRINGER opens in the USA

Springer USA Inc.
550 Brookshire Road, Suite A
Greer, SC 29651
www.springer-usa.com
 
2020

SENSOLLIGENT GMBH

SPRINGER acquires a majority stake.
 
2019

ED-3000 WRAPPER

SPRINGER launches the ED-3000 WRAPPER.
 
2018

FINSCAN

SPRINGER Group acquires a majority stake in the Finnish technology company FinScan.
 
2017

RLS

SPRINGER launches the Robot Labeling System.
 
2016

WOODEYE

Purchase of the Swedish company WoodEye.
 
2015

E-FEEDER 200

Launch E-FEEDER 200
 
2014

SPRINGER MICROTEC NORTH AMERICA

Founding of SPRINGER MiCROTEC Inc. in Vancouver (BC, Canada).
 
2013

SME NICHE WORLD CHAMPION

Awarded “SME Niche World Champion” by the Austrian Chamber of Commerce; opening of offices in Lahti (Finland).
 
2013

E-CUT 200

SPRINGER launches the E-CUT 200.
 
2012

CHANGE OF MANAGEMENT

Timo and Gero Springer take over the family company, placing it in the hands of the third generation. Hansjörg Springer becomes chairman of the supervisory board.
 
2008

PROGRESS

GOST-R certification*, awarded “Carinthian Family Business of the Year” by the Austrian daily newspaper ‘Wirtschaftsblatt’.
* The mandatory Russian GOST-R certification is comparable with the CE (European Conformity) mark or other international standards, and represents a major quality mark in the Russian Federation.
 
2003

AWARD

Received the “Freisacher City Coat of Arms” and “Carinthian National Coat of Arms” awards.
 
2002

SPRINGER CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

50th anniversary of the company.
 
2001

DEVELOPMENT

Refurbishment and extension of the office building, and expansion of production in Friesach.
 
2000

CERTIFICATION

Certification of SPRINGER Maschinenfabrik to EN ISO 9001:2000 + SCC** and the SPRINGER Kommunaltechnik to EN ISO 9001:2000
 
1998

PRODUCTION FACILITY IN LAINACH/MÖLLTAL

Launch of a second production facility in Lainach/Mölltal (Austria), and SPRINGER Kommunaltechnik.
 
1986

MiCROTEC

Strategic shareholding in MiCROTEC s.r.l. in Bressanone (Italy).
 
1983

AWARD

Awarded the “Austrian National Coat of Arms”.
 
1966

HANSJÖRG SPRINGER

Hansjörg Springer joins the company.
 
1960

PREMISES IN FRIESACH

Relocation to current premises in Friesach (Austria).
 
1952

FOUNDATION

Hans Springer establishes the company with five employees on the premises of the former Dominican Monastery in Friesach (Austria) and starts manufacturing machines for sawmills.
Why pick SPRINGER? 

GLOBAL LEADER

for innovative solutions in the wood-processing industry.
Why pick SPRINGER?

GLOBAL LEADER

for innovative solutions in the wood-processing industry.

The family-owned company located in Friesach (Austria) plans, develops, and produces machines and state of the art solutions for the wood processing industry. All processes, such as transporting, sorting, grading of wood, and automation, are implemented at the highest technological level. Special attention is placed on sustainability. The climate-neutral company employs more than 500 people worldwide and is lead by the family's third generation, Timo Springer and Gero Springer.