Leitz, the leading supplier of tooling solutions to the worldwide woodworking, aluminium and plastics markets, has added a new distributor to its global network – Austro (pty) Ltd.

South African based Austro provides quality branded industrial equipment and supplies to the woodworking and related industries throughout Southern Africa. The company established in 1980 and listed on the JSE in 2007 already distributes products from many of the world’s leading woodworking equipment companies including: Biesse, Felder, Fravol, Stiebig and Cehisa, making them ideal partners for Leitz and its extensive range of tooling products for the woodworking and composite materials industry.

Christian Neuberger, CEO of Austro commented “We are delighted to be working with Leitz, who are ideally positioned to supply Austro with the right product to serve a market in which they are already well established”. Dave Simpson, the tooling supplies manager for Austro who is well respected throughout the industry is equally enthusiastic to be working with Leitz, and assures customers of Austro’s continued outstanding sharpening and manufacturing service.

Austro is able to offer complex tooling solutions from Leitz for both individual and for the manufacturing market. The new partnership means Leitz continues to develop their global reach to customers within Southern Africa.