"We are successful only when we contribute to
the success of our customers."

About LEUCO

Innovative, trend-setting and reliable - right from the beginning!

In 1954 the businessman Willi Ledermann and the engineer Josef Störzer founded the company Ledermann & Co. The LEUCO brand was born.

Today, 60 years later, LEUCO is one of the world´s largest suppliers of carbide and diamond-tipped machine tools for wood and plastic processing.

Wealth of ideas and technical know-how have been the heart of LEUCO since the beginning. The product range includes circular saw blades, hoggers, bore-type and shank-type cutters, drills, clamping systems and inserts.
Sharpening service, application consulting and service packages bundled under the term „Tool management“ complete the spectrum.

LEUCO sells via direct sales. Our customers are sawmills, building-, furniture- and paneling-industry as well as interior finishing.

Internationally, around 1,100 employees work for LEUCO.

Sales affiliates are in Australia, Belgium, England, Japan, Poland, Singapore, Thailand, Ukraine and Belarus. Sales and production subsidiaries are in China, France, Malaysia, Russia, Switzerland, South Africa and USA

Das ist Leuco

LEUCO is a successful family company

LEUCO was founded by Willi Ledermann and Josef Störzer in 1954 and has developed quickly and constantly from modest beginnings thanks to technical competence, diligence and whealth of ideas.
For a long time, LEUCO has been considered as a competent partner for the woodworking industry worldwide concerning the development and the production of precision tools. Their extensive know-how guarantee optimum interaction of man, machine and the respective workpiece material.

Our internationalization strategy which started in the 60´s of the past century already, including a multitude of daughter companies and sales partnerships of many years proved itself in all key markets in all respects. This strategy contributed decisively to the growth and success of LEUCO and of our customers.

The three key success factors are:

  • Capable, continuously trained and committed staff are the essential pillar of success.
  • This enables us to guarantee a constant quality of new tools and service and provide an extensive and individual customer support service on all 5 continents.
  • Thanks to our worldwide network with customers, system partners and suppliers we have the ideal market access and thus know the market requirements at an early stage. This allows our employees in sales, R&D and application engineering to develop new ideas for customer-specific solutions.

The strength of the LEUCO group consolidated under the LEUCO AG is to face new challenges constantly. The key to this ability is the enthusiasm to develop efficient and resource-saving tools for the machining of a living, renewable resource.
Equipped with these features and experiences we will continue to be a competent and reliable partner for our industrial customers and craft businesses.

Your Frank Diez

Your Daniel Schrenk

Executive board of the LEUCO group

Frank Diez, chairman of the LEUCO executive board
Frank Diez, chairman of the LEUCO executive board

Daniel Schrenk, CEO for Sales and Marketing of LEUCO
Daniel Schrenk, CEO for Sales and Marketing of LEUCO

Data and Facts

LEUCO at a glance

Foundation

1954 by Willi Ledermann and Josef Störzer

Market significance

LEUCO is one of the world´s largest suppliers of carbide and diamond-tipped machine tools for wood and plastic processing with approx. 1,100 employees on all 5 continents.

Business fields

LEUCO tools are used in the whole process chain of the woodworking and furniture industry, from the original material to the end product. LEUCO offers tools for the machining of solid wood, wood-based panels as well as materials consisting of a material mix or "non-wood" materials such as aluminum or metal.

Innovations

Approx. 230 registered and approved trade mark rights

Companies abroad

20 daughter companies in 17 countries worldwide

Sales partners abroad

93 sales partners in 64 countries worldwide

Turnover

  • approx. 30% in Germany
  • approx. 70% abroad

Certifications

  • ISO 50001:2011 (energy management) since 02/2016
  • Certified "known sender" by the German Civil Aviation Authority (LBA) since 2012
  • DIN ISO 9001 (quality management) since 1995

Awards

Customer magazine "LEUCOline"

LEUCO highlights at a glance

Leucoline Highlights 2017

Excerpt "LEUCOline Highlights 2017"


  • LEUCO DIAMAX and DIAREX with new airFace-Design [from page 4]
  • New tungsten carbide tipped panel sizing saw blades U-Cut and Q-Cut [from page 8]
  • Saw blades for panels with embedded iron foil and iron gauze [from page 11]
  • New LEUCO p-System grooving shank-type cutter [from page 12]
  • DP shank-type cutters withe new shear angles [from page 13]
  • Palmwood-processing [from page 18]
  • ToolCloud - digital tool management [from page 24]
  • About LEUCO [from page 28]

Leucoline Highlights 2016

Excerpt "LEUCOline Highlights 2016"

  • Quiet sawing with the "LEUCO nn-System" [from page 4]
  • Through-feed processing [from page 8]
  • CNC processing [from page 10]
  • User report, finger joint cutters [from page 14]
  • User report, parquet producer [from page 16]
  • Sharpening service [from page 18]
  • Tool management: iBlade / Tool Cloud [from page 20]
  • About LEUCO [from page 22]
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LEUCOline Highlights 2015

Extract "LEUCOline Highlights 2015"

  • Stationary Processing: Perfect use of the 5th axis! [page 2]
  • Non Wood processing: Sawing, jointing, drilling [page 5]
  • Low Noise sawing by LEUCO nn-System [page 8]
  • Through feed processing: High-End edges with invisible glue joint [page 12]
  • Efficiency: Each degree of shear angle counts! [page 14]
  • Solid Wood processing [page 16]
  • Services: LEUCO's service logistics concept, Leasing [page 18]
  • Toolmanagenemt: LEUCO Study "Industry 4.0"  [page 20]
  • New! LEUCO online-catalog [page 22]

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LEUCOline Highlights 2014

Extract "LEUCOline Highlights 2014"

  • LEUCO p-System: Economic efficiency, real life examples and applications [page 2]
  • Through-feed manufacturing: High-speed hogging, overview of jointing cutters, edge trimming [starting on page 5]
  • Sizing- and panel sizing saw blades: The new LEUCO nn-System "No Noise saw blades" [page 8]
  • Window profile and aluminium composite material processing [page 11]
  • CNC: Dust-free nesting, door production [page 12]
  • Saw mills - p-System profile cutter [page 16]
  • Market report LVT flooring, tool management iBlade [page 18]
  • LEUCO worldwide [starting on page 20]
  • LEUCO´s 60th anniversary [starting on page 22]

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LEUCOline Highlights 2013

Extract "LEUCOline Highlights 2013"

  • LEUCO p-System: Grooving cutters, profile cutters in sawmills [starting on page 2]

  • Through-feed manufacturing: high-speed hogging, overview of jointing cutters, edge trimming [starting on page 5]

  • Production of finger joints - finger joint cutters for PUR glueing, overview LEUCO finger joint program [starting on page 10]

  • Sizing and panelsizing saw blades: A g5-System user is fascinated, LEUCO Highline [page 13]

  • Stationary manufacturing - Which clamping element for which application? Optimized working at the CNC machining center [starting on page 16]

  • Services with LEUCO: Services around tools, invoicing models, tool-data tracking [page 19]

  • Blue Competence: LEUCO joined the VDMA initiative, "Sustainability is more than a lip service" [page 20]

  • LEUCO in-house: LEUCO worldwide [starting on page 21]

  • We are LEUCO. This is what you may expect! [page 23]

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LEUCOline Highlights 2012

Extract "LEUCOline Highlights 2012"

  • LEUCO p-System - impossible is over! Great variance of applications [page 1]

  • Short presentation of new tools [page 4]

  • Panel Sizing Saw Blades - LEUCO sets standards [page 6]

  • Noise-reduced tools - Low-noise tools are easy on the machine operator and the environment [page 8]

  • User report finger joint cutters - nobody can afford cheap tools [page 10]

  • We are LEUCO. This is what you may expect! [page 14]

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LEUCOline 2017