From a small sawmill to global player
1897 - Establishment Lungötz
Originally founded as a saw mill that very quickly developed into a recognized leader in wood processing.
1959 - Establishment Salzburg
In 1962 Kaindl began producing chipboards – and was amongst the first to do so.
1982 - Restructuring
Complete restructuring in Lungötz. Becoming a new plant for continuous pressed laminate and worktops.
1989 - Big blaze
In 1989 a disastrous major fire almost completely destroyed the Salzburg production works. At a cost totalling some 150 million Euro the Kaindl establishment in Salzburg was rebuilt and modernised.
1989 - Laminate flooring
Laminate flooring production comes on stream. Within 10 years Kaindl joins the ranks of the world market leaders.
1999 - MDF production plant
In 1999 an MDF plant representing a total investment of 88 million Euro is built within the short space of 6 months on the company-owned land in Salzburg.
2000 - Comissioning The Logistics Center Salzburg
The Kaindl Megastore – located immediately next door to the Salzburg production works and providing 40.000 m² of storage space – ensures the smooth-running distribution of the entire stock programme.
2007 - Opening of the Kaindl Floor House
Store. Showroom. Competence Center. Offers a completely new dimension of customer communication on 1.200 m².
2008 - Comissioning the Floor Factory
Hightech-factory and think tank. Kaindl wood and laminate floors are designed and produced here.