The roots of Mayr-Melnhof Holz, a leading European
company in the timber industry, can be traced back
to the mid 19th century. The majority shareholder of
the group of companies is the F. Mayr-Melnhof-Saurau Industrie Holding GmbH.

1850
Company foundation

1951

Construction of a sawmill at the company's present location in Leoben (A).

1991
Acquisition of the internationally active timber trading company Allinger- Mattner (today: Mayr-Melnhof Holz Leoben)

2000
Participation of Austrian Federal Forests with 25.1%

2001
Acquisition of the glulam plant Systemholz in Gaishorn 
(today: Mayr-Melnhof Holz Gaishorn)

2003/2004
Construction and commissioning of the large scale sawmill Paskov in the Czech Republic

2006
Management of a forest enterprise and construction
of a large scale sawmill in Efimovskij/Russia (Start-up 2009)

2007
Commissioning of a pellet plant in the Czech Republic

2008
Start of plywood production in Gaishorn
Acquisition of the Stallinger/Kaufmann Group

2009
Acquisition of the pellets plant in Leoben 

2012
Acquisition of the combined heat and power station

2014
Reacquisition of the shares previously held by the Austrian Federal Forests by the F. Mayr-Melnhof-Saurau Industrie Holding GmbH, thus regaining a 100% ownership.

2015
Extension of the cross-laminated timber capacities at the company location at Gaishorn

2015/2016
30 million Euro investment at the core locations