A BRIEF
HISTORY

 

 

1857
Construction of the initial sawmill in Neukirchen (AUSTRIA) next to an already  existing bakery owned by family Rumplmayr
 
 
1927                     
Start of production at new mill, built by Rudolf Rumplmayr "RURU" (1897 to 1979) in Altmünster;
Lumber exports to France, the Netherlands and the UK are done the following years under the brand label RURU
 
 
1936                     
Acquisition of a Sawmill in Bad Aussee (AUSTRIA)
 
 
1966     
DI Friedrich Rumplmayr sen. is joining the company
 
 
1973                     
Acquisition of 18 ha at the Danube-Enns-estuary
 
 
1976                     
Production starts in the sawmill Enns
                first industrial sawmill in central Europe specialized on small diameter logs
                first combination of chipper and double arbor gang saw worldwide
                first quattro reducer bandsaw in central Europe
                Europe's first lumber tray-sorter by SPRINGER, Friesau
 
 
 
1980                     
Construction of the first barkfired power plant by WAAGNER BIRÓ, Graz, in Enns;
The emblem of the Austrian Republic gets conferred to Donausäge R. Rumplmayr by the ministry of economics
 
                              
1983
RURU becomes a registered trademark
 
 
2000                     
Severin and Rudolf Rumplmayr are joining the company
 
 
2001
First shipments to Japan
 
 
2003
Frist shipments to US
 
                              
2003
Completion of a second productionline in Enns
                first curvesawing, top ahead with a feed speed of 150 m/min by LINCK,Oberkirch
Friedrich Rumplmayr jun. is joining the company
 
 
2003
Start of production of Europe's most powerful planerline in Enns
 
 
2006
Installation of power-heat cogeneration (5 MW electric power) at Enns
 
 
2007
First direct shipments to customers in Arab states of the Persian Gulf
 
 
2009
Integration of MSR facility in planer mill
 
 
2012
Expansion to workable log diameter range in Enns up to 47 cm top diamenter
 
 
2014
Installation of new and innovative optical barc detection system for more precise log measurement      

 

 

     

 

 

 

DONAUSÄGE RUMPLMAYR GmbH
INDUSTRIEHAFENSTRASSE 8
A-4470 ENNS / AUSTRIA 
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