It was around the turn of the century when Johann Zintl took over a wainwright’s and converted it into a joinery for windows and doors over the course of his professional life. For more than 100 years, the world in Luhe-Wildenau has revolved around wood and its fantastic design possibilities. Zintl’s son-in-law Karl Arnold senior set the cornerstone in the 1960s with the development of the carpentry for the furniture manufacturing that is now known across the region, which his son took over in 1972.
In 1977, Karl Arnold junior built a new workshop on Planstrasse 20. A further hall and an exhibition building followed in the years 1985 and 1995.
On 01.01.2011 renaming as ARNOLD-Möbelmanufaktur GmbH & Co. KG and associated with this the appointment of Thomas Wagner for the business department and of Martin Kick, the workshop master of 20 years at the company.
In spring 2011 investment in the new CNC 4.5-axis machine, as well as the latest CAD software, renewal of the machine fleet and complete renovation of the roofs and exterior façade.
Restructuring and modernization of the machine fleet with a new edge banding machine.
Modernization of veneer processing for cutting and gluing.
Modernization of the machine fleet with a broadband sanding machine.
Enlargement and modernization of the varnishing and exhaust extraction system.
Karl Arnold retires.
Building start for new production hall with office, training and conference rooms.
Expansion of the machine fleet with an additional 5-axis CNC machine.
Completion of the new production hall.
Expansion and restructuring of panel cutting with a horizontal panel saw and expansion of solid wood processing.
Additional photovoltaic system, which covers 70% of our own power consumption.
Digitization of the production in accordance with “Industry 4.0”, including interactive networking of the individual departments.
Expansion of the veneer department with an additional veneering press.
Investment in crane-lifting technology to ease the burden on our employees.
INVESTMENTS IN YOUR FUTURE
CNC and CAD technology as well as renewal of the machine fleet 2011, co-financed by the European Union from the European Fund for Regional Development.