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Polish furniture maker Pyka profits from Wood-Mizer thin kerf technology
Mr. Pyka started his business during the communist power.
- On the one hand it was good for me. Because at that time it was very difficult to purchase good furniture. And customers sometimes paid money in advance and waited for a year or even more. But on the other hand the private company during the communist power had no chance to purchase the new equipment. We bought everything used. That equipment needed repairs and its output was very low.
Mr. Pyka bought the first Wood-Mizer sawmill in 1996. He appreciated its true value: most of all the fact that the sawmill used thin blades and produced little sawdust. He also liked that the sawmill could saw any species of wood because Mr. Pyka used different kinds of wood in his production.
- Now I purchased another one at the exhibition. The new sawmill is better: it has a computer and saws logs much more faster.
Now the ''Pyka'' company manufactures chests of drawers, tables, chairs, bedside-tables, and even floor clock. There are not only private persons among his customers, but also cafes, restaurants, hospitals and shops. Mr. Pyka has 5 own furniture shops, in addition to this the biggest shops throughout the country take his furniture for sale.
- Now we have purchased big works, where we will organize a new shop. One more shop we are building on a route near the plant. So our plans are big. And we will need assistants.
There is applepie order with assistants: Mr. Pyka has got four children. The eldest daughter is studying the marketing in the Wroclaw University. Two sons are studying at school. And the youngest one is just 4 years old, but on the dad's plant he makes himself at home. Mr. Pyka thinks that there is enough work for everyone in the family business.
- Now we have got 2 Wood-Mizer sawmills. It is more than enough for our demands in saw-timber. But if our business develops well, then perhaps we will think about the third sawmill.
P.P.H.U. Meble Pyka
56-300 Olesno, Polska
Tel.: +00 48 34 358 2667
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