"We are successful only when we contribute to
the success of our customers."


Innovative, trend-setting and reliable - right from the beginning!

In 1954 the businessman Willi Ledermann and the engineer Josef Störzer founded the company Ledermann & Co. The LEUCO brand was born.

Today, 65 years later, LEUCO is one of the world´s largest suppliers of carbide and diamond-tipped machine tools for wood and plastic processing.

Wealth of ideas and technical know-how have been the heart of LEUCO since the beginning. The product range includes circular saw blades, hoggers, bore-type and shank-type cutters, drills, clamping systems and inserts.
Sharpening service, application consulting and service packages bundled under the term „Tool management“ complete the spectrum.

LEUCO sells via direct sales. Our customers are sawmills, building-, furniture- and paneling-industry as well as interior finishing.

Internationally, around 1,200 employees work for LEUCO.

Sales affiliates are in Australia, Belgium, England, Japan, Poland, Thailand, Ukraine, Vietnam and Belarus. Sales and production subsidiaries are in China, France, Malaysia, Russia, Switzerland, South Africa and USA.

This is LEUCO

LEUCO is a successful family company

LEUCO was founded by Willi Ledermann and Josef Störzer in 1954 and has developed quickly and constantly from modest beginnings thanks to technical competence, diligence and whealth of ideas.
For a long time, LEUCO has been considered as a competent partner for the woodworking industry worldwide concerning the development and the production of precision tools. Their extensive know-how guarantee optimum interaction of man, machine and the respective workpiece material.

Our internationalization strategy which started in the 60´s of the past century already, including a multitude of daughter companies and sales partnerships of many years proved itself in all key markets in all respects. This strategy contributed decisively to the growth and success of LEUCO and of our customers.

The three key success factors are:

  • Capable, continuously trained and committed staff are the essential pillar of success.
  • This enables us to guarantee a constant quality of new tools and service and provide an extensive and individual customer support service on all 5 continents.
  • Thanks to our worldwide network with customers, system partners and suppliers we have the ideal market access and thus know the market requirements at an early stage. This allows our employees in sales, R&D and application engineering to develop new ideas for customer-specific solutions.

The strength of the LEUCO group consolidated under the LEUCO AG is to face new challenges constantly. The key to this ability is the enthusiasm to develop efficient and resource-saving tools for the machining of a living, renewable resource.
Equipped with these features and experiences we will continue to be a competent and reliable partner for our industrial customers and craft businesses.

Your Frank Diez

Your Daniel Schrenk

Executive board of the LEUCO group

Frank Diez, chairman of the LEUCO executive board
Frank Diez, chairman of the LEUCO executive board

Daniel Schrenk, CEO for Sales and Marketing of LEUCO
Daniel Schrenk, CEO for Sales and Marketing of LEUCO

Data and Facts

LEUCO at a glance


1954 by Willi Ledermann and Josef Störzer

Market significance

LEUCO is one of the world´s largest suppliers of carbide and diamond-tipped machine tools for wood and plastic processing with approx. 1,200 employees on all 5 continents.

Business fields

LEUCO tools are used in the whole process chain of the woodworking and furniture industry, from the original material to the end product. LEUCO offers tools for the machining of solid wood, wood-based panels as well as materials consisting of a material mix or "non-wood" materials such as aluminum or metal.


Approx. 230 registered and approved trade mark rights

Companies abroad

20 daughter companies in 17 countries worldwide

Sales partners abroad

93 sales partners in 64 countries worldwide


  • approx. 30% in Germany
  • approx. 70% abroad


  • DIN EN ISO 50001 (energy management) since 02/2016
  • Certified "known sender" by the German Civil Aviation Authority (LBA) since 2012
  • DIN EN ISO 9001 (quality management) since 1995


Customer magazine "LEUCOline"

LEUCO highlights at a glance

LEUCOline Highlights 2020

  • Extract:
  • Sawing: 3 sizing saw blades for every type of plastic
  • Digitalzation: Tool management with "twinio"
  • Interesting facts on the sharpening service: Sharpening, changing tools, exceeding, increasing edge life
  • Through-feed processing : Synchronously adjustable jointing cutter for longer edge lives
  • LEUCO p-System: 10 years of p-System patent
  • CNC: Righthand/lefthand rotation combination shank-type router bits
  • Solid Wood: Sawing in every direction with the g5-System saw blade for joining
  • Company: New subsidiary in Vietnam, building projects of LEUCO in Horb and Beinheim

LEUCOline Highlights 2019

Extract "LEUCOline Highlights 2019"

  • Sophisticated material processing at F/LIST with LEUCO in Austria [page 6]

  • DIAREX DP saw blades, Specialists for all cases [page 9]

  • Panel sizing saw blade Q-Cut G6, Long edge lives and optimum cutting quality [page 12]

  • Through-feed machining using the DIAREX airFace from LEUCO [page 17]

  • LEUCO p-System: Can it be a little more? [page 24]

  • New LEUCO DP shank-type cutters DIAMAX Z = 1+1 [page 27]

  • LEUCO grooving cutters with g5-System – 8.5 mm groovings [page 28]

  • Excellent quality for joinery machines: LEUCO saw blade with g5-System [page 30]

Download folder "LEUCOline Highlights 2019" (6 MB)

LEUCOline Highlights 2018

Extract "LEUCOline Highlights 2018"
  • Expertise in Machining Modern Materials [starting on page 4]
  • Sawing and milling magnet bond boards [page 6]
  • Saw blades - The innovative DIAREX sizing saw blades [page 8]
  • DIAMAX and DIAREX jointing cutters with innovative airFace design [page 12]
  • “flexClick” multi profile cutters for standard throughfeed machines [page 16]
  • Nesting - 2-milling-cutter strategy [page 17]
  • LEUCO tool alternatives for the new LAMELLO® Cabineo connector [page 21]
  • LEUCO surfCut jointing cutter head [page 24]
  • ToolCloud - Digital tool twin [page 28]
  • 20 years of LEUCO Malaysia [page 30]
  • German Brand Award for LEUCO [page 31]

Leucoline Highlights 2017

Excerpt "LEUCOline Highlights 2017"

  • LEUCO DIAMAX and DIAREX with new airFace-Design [from page 4]
  • New tungsten carbide tipped panel sizing saw blades U-Cut and Q-Cut [from page 8]
  • Saw blades for panels with embedded iron foil and iron gauze [from page 11]
  • New LEUCO p-System grooving shank-type cutter [from page 12]
  • DP shank-type cutters withe new shear angles [from page 13]
  • Palmwood-processing [from page 18]
  • ToolCloud - digital tool management [from page 24]
  • About LEUCO [from page 28]

Leucoline Highlights 2016

Excerpt "LEUCOline Highlights 2016"

  • Quiet sawing with the "LEUCO nn-System" [from page 4]
  • Through-feed processing [from page 8]
  • CNC processing [from page 10]
  • User report, finger joint cutters [from page 14]
  • User report, parquet producer [from page 16]
  • Sharpening service [from page 18]
  • Tool management: iBlade / Tool Cloud [from page 20]
  • About LEUCO [from page 22]

Download customer magazine LEUCOline Highlights 2016 (5 MB)

LEUCOline Highlights 2020