From wood to wonders

Customized products – customized delivery

With a wide range of products the possibilities are endless: Whether cross-laminated timber with its Exzellent, sanded surfaces or individually tested glue laminated beams – GLT®, solid timber ceilings with the best price-performance ratio or glue laminated timber up 4 m high and 40 m long – the customized order can be combined for delivery on one truck.

All over the world, customers of HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER build on top timber quality, optimum logistics and coordination by a central contact.

Perfectly planned, efficiently built

Customers design and erect, HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER cuts exactly to size and delivers to the construction site just in time.

Whether construction company, architect's office, carpenter's workshop or timber dealer, all appreciate the short communication paths and competent service. Constructive timber engineering 4.0 functions with compatible planning software which gives customers a virtually direct link to production in the glue laminated timber plant.

    Reliable purchase of all ranges at any time of the year

    Forest owners rely on HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER. There are dedicated buyers on hand to assist suppliers in every region so that log wood purchasing goes quickly, smoothly and competently at every stage. From timber harvesting to forest management, they are professional contacts with heart and soul.

    This ensures that the raw timber is purchased conscientiously and reliably in all qualities and in any market situation. Spruce, fir, larch and pine are all processed from sustainably managed forests – from root to crown!

    Expertise for climate protection

    Sustainability in practice is the top priority for HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER not only in terms of the raw material but also when using energy. HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER is therefore proud to generate more energy from sustainable renewable sources than it uses in production.

      A tree of a company

      This company has grown. Growing from the roots of a family farming enterprise with close ties to the region is an established main core of responsible entrepreneurs who are making self-reliance and enthusiasm for raw timber grow ever greater. Teamwork, employee leadership and communication form the branches of HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER, the achievements and innovations are self-supporting. These annual growth rings are impressive and so are the forks and branches between high-tech and craftsmanship.

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      Information at a glance

      From wood to wonders. The experts at HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER have the answers to your questions. With absolute certainty.

      Knock on wood

      Learning to count annual growth rings, getting to the root of a problem, aiming high, passionately building a career:
      HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER is one of the largest employers in Upper Carinthia and has a European workforce of over 1,700 at eight sites. The company offers apprenticeship training from timber technician and metal technician to electrician, structural draftsman/woman to business administrator!

      In-house workshops, a trainee program, its own management academy and apprenticeship with higher school certificate challenge and encourage all who plunge headlong into the adventure that is the timber industry.

        Hasslacher Norica Timber, from wood to wonders

        From wood to music.

        On a special connection between wood and music

        “Wood is a wonderful raw material and creates wonderful stories. 
        Elias Keller and his talent form one of these stories, which we want to tell. 
        It is about wood in the instrument, in the acoustics of the room,
        bringing out the wonderful sounds produced by Elias and his piano to their full effect.”

        Christoph Kulterer, CEO HASSLACHER Group

        Elias Keller reckons “wood sounds good!”

        At the age of 10, Elias was admitted to the Mozarteum in Salzburg as its youngest pupil at the time. With good reason: his unique talent, ambition, enthusiasm and a very stable family environment have constituted the ideal prerequisites for him to realise the high goals he set himself. “I am forever drawn to the piano; I spend every available minute on it, learning difficult pieces too. Music is my passion”, says Elias, now 11 years old.
        Here, the wood from which the piano is made plays a key role. It has to be unique, the workmanship perfect. Therein also lies a connection to the HASSLACHER Group; the passion to produce something special, forever finding new ways, reaching beyond boundaries.

        Christoph Kulterer, CEO of HASSLACHER Group, commented after his first personal encounter with Elias Keller: “Elias has so much potential, so the conditions in which he practises have to be optimal. Only then can his talent fully develop. It is precisely here that we can make a contribution through our company. Music and wood, that goes together.” Following an opportunity to look round the practice room at the family home in Weissenstein, for Christoph Kulterer it was clear: HASSLACHER Group would take care of providing Elias with a room equipped to the latest acoustic standards. This involved panelling with plasterboard, laying an oak parquet floor, and fitting the room with acoustic elements. What was to top it off came as a big surprise for the young artist: a Steinway grand piano, which Elias now plays.

        First concert in Japan

        Following performances at the Casineum Velden and Klagenfurt concert house, in mid-October came Elias’s first guest appearance in Tokyo. “Elias is our musical gift from Austria for our customers and friends of HASSLACHER Group and, together with Ambassador Hubert Heiss, we invited them to a reception at the Austrian embassy in Tokyo on October 22nd, 2018.”

        Elias performed Mozart’s Minuet, Schubert’s Impromptu in A-flat major, the Prélude in C-sharp minor by Rachmaninoff, Beethoven’s Adagio from Sonata No. 1 in F minor and Liszt’s Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto and, by way of an encore and in honour of Japan, the famous Japanese “Cherry Blossom song”. Having given another concert on Tuesday, Elias will be well prepared for his 2019 tour, which he will undertake together with an ensemble from the Vienna Philharmonic in Japan, each performance carrying this message to the world: “From wood to wonders - from wood to music.”