Chronicle HOBATEX: From the foundation in the year 1983 until today.
2016: PEFC certification
HOBATEX was PEFC certified successfully in 2016. PEFC assures that wood and paper materials come from sustainable farmed forests. PEFC is the biggest institution guaranteering and merchandising sustainable forest cultivation through an independent certification system
2015: New website
HOBATEX GmbH Industrial Partners puts online the future oriented customer focus and presents its new website.
2014: Profiline saw
In December 2014 the storage relocation from Bad Salzuflen to Steinheim is done.
With the new Holzma HPL 400 Profiline saw in Steinheim, HOBATEX GmbH Industrial Partners extends the offering of large scale board pre-cuts up to 5600 x 2070 mm.
By now, 40 employees are working for HOBATEX GmbH Industrial Partners and its customers.
Moving into the finished annex of administration of HOBATEX GmbH wood materials
Mr. Gerold goes into retirement
Mr. Tölle and Mr. Meise are appointed to be new business managers besides Mr. Gerold
Increase of traveling and purchasing activities to and in Russia
By employing Russian-speaking colleagues the number of employees rises to 15
Change of name to HOBATEX GmbH wood materials
The managing partner. Mr Klingenberg leaves
Holz-Klingenberg gets attentive to Eastern European manufacturers of beech springwood sleds and laminated wood slats and starts to sell these products
Location transfer of administration from Bad Salzuflen to Brakel and moving into the new office building. The storage remains in Bad Salzuflen
The improvement of traveling and purchasing activities to manufacturers of wood materials in standard and cut-outs to and all over Eastern Europe
1990: Fall of the Berlin Wall
The fall of the Berlin Wall in Germany opens new possibilities: Start of intensive traveling activities to Eastern Germany. Because of getting new customers the sales and earnings increase positively.
Extension of business activity for the branches of fiberboards (raw and coated) and MDF
Mr. Gerold becomes second business manager
Foundation of the company Holz-Klingenberg GmbH, Bad Salzuflen
Establishment of the company Holz-Klingenberg GmbH, Bad Salzuflen through the partners ELFH (Bremen) and J. Klingenberg (Uedem)
Business activity: Trading chipboards (second-rate) from Western European manufacturers