Homag Group AG appointed Dr. Daniel Schmitt as a Board of Management member, responsible specifically for this business. From July 1, 2021, Dr. Daniel Schmitt will manage the Solid Wood Processing business unit.
Homag’s solid wood business includes its subsidiary WEINMANN as well as the two recently acquired Danish companies System TM and Kallesoe. With the solid wood business unit Homag mainly supplies manufacturers of building components for sustainable timber houses. It aims to substantially increase its market share in this fast-growing sector from its current level of 10%. This year, sales in the solid wood segment are expected to significantly exceed Euro 100 million.
Dr. Daniel Schmitt will manage the solid wood business together with the management teams of WEINMANN, System TM, and Kallesoe. In addition, on the Board of Management he will take over responsibility for the CNC Processing business unit and for quality management.
He comes from Homag’s parent company Dürr. At Dürr, he has been in charge of the Clean Technology Systems division since 2017 and was responsible for, among other things, the acquisition and complex integration of US company Megtec/Universal. Prior to this, he had spent many years in various management positions at the Freudenberg Group in Weinheim.
The Homag Group is the world's leading provider of integrated solutions for production in the woodworking industry and woodworking shops.