Since 2001 the premium brand FORMAT-4 has been fulfilling the highest requirements of professional woodworkers in trade and industry. In time for the start of the New Year, the Tyrolean family run business based in Hall in Tirol will be handing over their 30,000th Format – 4 woodworking machine to its proud new owner. Fritz Oberhauser has secured himself a real money maker with the kappa 550 panel saw for his workshop in Bavaria.

Fritz Oberhauser could pretty much walk off with his premium sliding table saw on 7th January, straight from the hands of the team in production. The professional carpenter from Bavaria trusts the Tyrolean machine quality and has really taken the company motto, “Everything from a single supplier“, to heart. Alongside the panel saw, Franz has also decided to invest in an exact 63 planer as well as a complete extraction system from the Austrian family run company. “After the first time I visited the factory in Hall in Tirol, I was more than impressed. The standards and level of quality are extremely high, yet the traditional values are still kept at the forefront, the same as how it is in our company.”

Martin Felder is equally impressed with the new customer from Mettenheim: “It is this close relationship to our customers that enables us to be able to take on board the practical requirements of woodworkers in real time as we develop our new machine concepts. Obviously we are all very proud of the achievement of 30,000 Format – 4 machines and I am very happy to know that this saw will be in very good hands”.

Format-4 – uncompromised competence for maximum requirements

With impressive detailed solutions, numerous innovations and patents, maximum operating comfort and perfect precision, Format-4 has been an extraordinary success story ever since its launch at the turn of the millennium.

True to the motto, to offer everything from a single supplier, the Tyrolean machine manufacturing specialists develop woodworking machines in combination with the software to provide a perfect, tailor made complete package that is in a class of its own. The simulation of a customer’s workshop in a Format-4 technology centre enables the possibility to configure a product solution individually to a customer’s requirements. Perfect advice, tailor made machine configurations as well as delivery, commissioning and service complete a unique full service offer.

Numerous international awards such as the Bayerische Staatspreis, the IF-Design-Award and the Adolf-Loos-Preis, are testimony of the passion and underline the demands of the company, to manufacture the best woodworking machines money can buy. Countless customers worldwide already rely on the entirely Austrian designed and built machines and profit from maximum productivity and perfection in woodworking.

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