Why Springer!

for innovative solutions in the wood-processing industry.

Since 1952, the family business with its head office in Friesach (Austria) has been planning, developing and producing machinery and conveyor systems for the wood-processing industry. All processes related to the transport, sorting and grading of wood are optimised to the highest level and implemented in a technically sophisticated way.

The SPRINGER Group employs over 700 people worldwide and is now managed by third-generation family members, Timo Springer and Gero Springer.


SPRINGER systems are extremely reliable. The products are manufactured with the utmost attention to detail for optimization and maximum performance. The system are low-maintenance and consistently implement the most recent technology. In addition to winning multiple awards, SPRINGER’s quality management system has been successfully certified to EN 9001:2015 + SCC** 2011.


2002: certification to EN ISO 9001: 2015 und SCC**
SCC** (Safety Certificate Contractors) is a proven safety management system for health and safety and environmental protection, the aim of which is to ensure compliance with rigorous quality standards but also a high level of occupational safety within the company and on the customer’s premises.

2008: GOST-R certification
The mandatory Russian GOST-R certification is comparable with the CE mark or other international standards and represents a major quality mark in the Russian Federation.

Partner Companies

Our office in Vancouver services our North American clients locally - fast and reliable information, no limited time windows for communication and no language barriers. Our wide range of innovative products covers both mechanical and electronic equipment for sawmills and wood processing industries.

With its head office in Italy, Microtec is the technological leader in producing scanning solutions for the wood-processing industry. This SPRINGER Group subsidiary develops software concepts to increase value in the saw-milling and wood-processing industry.

SPRINGER Kommunaltechnik

Springer Kommunaltechnik is Austria’s largest manufacturer of switching and control devices, and producer of municipal equipment such as snowploughs, snow blowers, road sweepers and mobile casting systems.

WoodEye is the world’s leading manufacturer of quality management systems for the wood-processing industry. This SPRINGER Group subsidiary based in Sweden is a specialist in measuring and detecting lumber defects.

FinScan is a company in the Helsinki area with about 20 employees. The focus is on the Scandinavian and Russian markets. The scanner technology of FinScan provides us with the additional know-how and ensures our technological edge.
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