Vertical CNC machine for wood and panels - entry-level price

HOLZ-HER EVOLUTION Series: Complete CNC machining in compact format

Your choice – perfectly matched to your requirements as EVOLUTION 7403 or the more powerful version, the EVOLUTION 7405 4mat. The HOLZ-HER EVOLUTION series offers virtually unlimited possibilities for woodworking. A selection of solid wood suction cups are available for machining solid wood frames and panels. Even curved solid wood parts, furniture fronts of MDF for painting, cutting and drilling of furniture fronts, engraving or complete processing of counter tops are further application possibilities for which the EVOLUTION series perfectly suits.

The vacuum-based clamping system (patent pending) is material-friendly and equipped with software-controlled, fully automatic suction cup positioning with hole recognition, allowing workpieces with lengths up to 1,600 mm to be machined on all sides without reclamping. This also guarantees extremely short cycle times and maximum precision even on long parts.

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CNC Machining Center EVOLUTION 7405 4mat

Complete cnc maschining with small space requirements

Complete CNC machining in compact format

  • CAMPUS Machine Control
  • Drilling Unit and Cutter Unit as Standard Features
  • Unique! Complete Processing
  • Unique Clamping Concept
  • Precision Direct Drives
Detail page  EVOLUTION 7405


Das vertikale Bohr- und Fräszentrum EVOLUTION 7402 von HOLZ-HER

The high performance drilling and formatting center

  • CAMPUS Machine Control
  • Unique Clamping Concept
  • Drilling and cutter unit
  • Precision Direct Drives
Detail page  EVOLUTION 7402


Vertikales Bohrzentrum EVOLUTION 7401 von HOLZ-HER

The high performance drilling and formatting center

  • CAMPUS Machine Control
  • Drilling head with add-on possibilities
  • Unique Clamping Concept
  • Precision Direct Drives
Detail page  EVOLUTION 7401


Effektive work with minimum space requirement: The Suske joinery invests in an EVOLUTION 7405

Our reference customer Suske with a machining centre

The Suske joinery in Emmingen-Liptingen, under the leadership of Martin Suske as of now produces with a machining centre EVOLUTION 7405 from HOLZ-HER.

The EVOLUTION 7405 offers absolutely precise edge routing on all four workpiece edges and thus complete formatting for panel material.

First-class results due to CLAMEX processing

The vertical machining center Evolution 7405 "connect" in use at joinery of our reference customer Pillmayer

The joinery Pillmayer located in Bad Boll operates for a long time in woodworking under the leadership of Timo Kraus. With a lot of hard work and craftsmanship the small joinery became a well-known company. Based on experiences collected in over a century of existence, the joinery Pillmayer is still focusing on quality and customer satisfaction.

As of late Mr. Pillmayer invested in a new machining centre EVOLUTION 7405 from the HOLZ-HER company. Unique in its class, the EVOLUTION 7405 4mat offers absolutely precise edge routing on all four workpiece edges and thus complete formatting for panel material. The new “connect” version opens up completely new possibilities allowing pockets and grooves to be cut for connectors such as the P-System Connector from Lamello. Naturally, you can cut pockets for these - as well as other - connectors on all four edges as well as in the X and Y direction. For this purpose HOLZ-HER has supplemented the EVOLUTION to include an additional seventh tool changer location as well as the matching programming macro .

On growth course with the vertical CNC

Satisfied reference customer: Komex from Panama with its vertical CNC machine EVOLUTION 7405

Komex International, S.A. is a company which originates to 100 % from Panama. It was founded in 1967 by Max Fux, an entrepreneur from Panama who initially had the idea to found a company that was to act as a supplier to the local large and small construction companies and metal hardware stores. Over time, the quality of the products which were sold to the clients became more and more decisive, so that Komex International S.A. turned into an important quality supplier for its customers.

Komex has been using wood-working machines from HOLZ-HER for several years. The cooperation exists since the year 2001 and Komex is very satisfied with the acquired products. The last investment done was the CNC EVOLUTION 7405, the vertical milling and drilling center, which allows enormous flexibility and increases productivity significantly. “The investment exceeds our expectations, the machine works daily and delivers very good results”, admits Mr. Raul Toro. “We are well equipped to continue our strategy of growth.”

Meet perfect quality requirements

HOLZ-HER reference customer in Panama with the vertical CNC Evolution 7405

Also in Panama HOLZ-HER machines are used to achieve the best processing results out of wood and panels. Arquitectura Decorativa as part of the group "Empresas Bern" is one of our most prestigious customers in Central America. The production manager Eric states with full of conviction:

“In all our projects, we create conditions and scenarios that are geared towards enabling our customers to enjoy themselves in their home of one’s own and enjoy it at any time. Our portfolio includes projects for apartments, commercial and tourist facilities in the city and also with proximity to the beach. All of Empresas Bern's properties are situated in privileged urban areas and are designed to meet the highest quality standards. For more than 3 decades we have established the latest architectural developments as well as attractive interior design and have been able to prove this in more than 135 projects so far.

The trust of our customers is the pillar of our growth. Thanks to them, we can continue our guiding principle: Panama is more valuable every day!

The ever-increasing demands of our customers for perfect quality have prompted us to look for a machine manufacturer of the highest quality. With HOLZ-HER, we have found a partner who is not only known as inventor of the edgebanding machine, and therefore enjoys an excellent reputation. Also in other product ranges, such as CNC and pressure beam saws, the products are of highest quality. We can therefore state, that the growth path that ARDECO has taken is also based on the HOLZ-HER machines. With the new vertical machining center EVOLUTION 7405, we can react very quickly and flexibly to new design requirements. This allows us a tremendous flexibility without which we could be very difficult in today's market environment.”

HOLZ-HER product portfolio as central production pillar

Binni is one of the leading companies in the Republic of Kosovo in the area of interior furnishings such as doors and windows. Over 200 employees work in a production area of 18,000 m2 with a capacity of more than 10,000 doors per year as well as over 5,000 kitchens per year. Every year more than 50 new product are introduced on the market. The company exports to various European countries such as Switzerland, Germany, Belgium or the Netherlands.

Binni was founded in 1989 and represents the continuation of a family tradition. The business model combines traditional Albanian wood and furniture craftsmanship with innovative processes and technologies meeting international standards.

This international standard is guaranteed by use of highly varying HOLZ-HER machines, for a majority of the company’s production. In addition to two horizontal panel saws, the company uses a vertical EVOLUTION 7405 CNC and a PRO-MASTER 7125 CNC machining center. A SPRINT 1327 edgebander is also in use. The HOLZ-HER machines are a significant production factor, which have become indispensable for this major company’s everyday business.

The video pictured shows an except from Binni’s image video. The complete video can be view at the Binni Youtube Channel.


Edgebanding, CNC & complete machine united in production

Holzher reference - complete CNC machining, edgebanding - positive experience with HOLZ-HER machines

The Henss Interior Finishing Company in Feldkirch, better known as AUF&ZU (OPEN&CLOSE), is a satisfied HOLZ-HER customer, and, in the meantime, uses a majority of the production machines from the traditional manufacturer in Nürtingen.

The brand AUF&ZU is the result of decades of experience in interior finishing work. Starting with sliding doors, the idea was transferred to cabinet design. The cabinets have become rooms, where every inch of the room is used for a practical purpose. The AUF&ZU systems are planned to meet specific needs and visually matched to the tastes of the customer - without being subject to any limitations in design. Over 60 years of experience in the branch, has resulted in know-how appreciated by many regular customers.

All of the company’s products are produce in their own shop. Since 2013 AUF&ZU has used HOLZ-HER machines for its production. Products already installed include a PRO-MASTER 7225 5-axis machining center as well as an EVOLUTION 7405 vertical CNC machining center for complete machining of all types of work. In addition to CNC machining, the company also used edgebanders from HOLZ-HER. Currently the predecessor model of the ACCURA is installed: an ARCUS 1334.

HOLZ-HER machines represent everything important for the AUF&ZU Company: Precision work, state-of-the-art engineering and use of European products, to produce high quality, enduring products for the customers.

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Positive experience with HOLZ-HER machines: 5-axis CNC, edgebanders, 4-side machining
Positive experience/references with machines from HOLZ-HER: many years of using HOLZ-HER machines

India for advanced students

References Holzher - experience in India with CNC and edgebanders

For two entire years Klaus Nusser supervised construction of a carpenter shop in India. He produces furniture for billionaires and lives among the poorest of the poor, often distraught, he always manages to get a hold on himself.

[...] Nusser’s job is to plan a new workshop for Utturkar’s Wood Culture. In India the company sells connectors, fittings and other furniture accessories from Germany and Italy – among others from Kesseböhmer, Grass and Hailo. To equip the showrooms, proprietor Tarek Utturkar, a master carpenter trained in Germany, also runs a carpenter shop. But the workshop, warehouse and office are spread over the sweep of a city with 5.9 million residents. Driving times of over one hour are not uncommon. Moreover the demand from the private segment is continuously increasing. “Up to now most high quality furniture has been imported”, reports Nusser. “It’s hard to image, how architects reacted, when they learned that the products were produced in India. We were completely equipped.” The furniture and interior decoration department was therefore intended as a central pillar for the Utturkar Enterprise. When things get complicated, Nusser frequently operates the saw himself, building, for example, a desk for one of the world’s richest men and furnishing his house with kitchen and bathes.

[...] On April 20, 2015 The BM editorial staff received an email: “My company is finished.” The before/after comparison is impressive: While the old workshop was chaotic and dark, the new building make a friendly, structured appearance. It is filled with machines from HOLZ-HER: The vertical CNC Evolution 7405, the 6 m long 1327 Sprint edgebander and the smaller 1310 model. The Utturkar brothers purchased a relatively new Martin circular saw with digital display and took the Häusserman veneer press from the old workshop. The compressed air is supplied by a Kaeser screw-type compressor, while a stationary as well as a mobile exhaust system from Al-Ko provide for evacuation. The electrical tools from Makita are beginning to show signs of wear and an old Lamello milling machine is also present.

“Get me a CNC technician”, demanded Klaus at last, because up to new he is the only one capable of operating the CNC machine. So he gets a man, who doesn’t even know what a miter joint is. “This is India. It works”, is the answer to the frustration of the German in the face of such incidences.

And now that everything is finished and running as planned, Klaus is beginning to think about staying in India for another year. But at the bottom line, his homesickness gets the better of him. His last email from Pune arrives on May 29, 2015: “I’m almost in the plane. Finally!“ [...]


The R-EVOLUTION in the High Black Forest region

Reference / experience with HOLZ-HER machines - CNC machine with extremely limited space

Even in the High Black Forest region HOLZ-HER is represented with its high quality machines. The Villinger Carpentry Shop, located in the southern part of the Black Forest, was founded in 1981. This traditional carpentry shop features state-of-the-art equipment for production to match the specific and individualistic desires and ideas of its customers. It addition to furniture, kitchens and doors, the scope of work also includes built-in cabinets and interior finishing work.

The Junior Partner Benjamin Villinger is convinced of the value of the new HOLZ-HER CNC machining center: “Now we are using a HOLZ-HER EVOLUTION 7405 for our production here in the High Black Forest - this is a true R-EVOLUTION.” The carpentry shop’s junior partner puts his money on state-of-the-art engineering. The possibility of complete machining is a particular advantage. Use of the 7405 from HOLZ-HER has now made it possible to format the work on all 4 sides. This reduces the cutting work and increases precision.

Optimum machining on all four edges of the work, leaves the carpentry shop with tear-free edges for further processing on the edgebander. This eliminates the need for special machines to drill holes for fittings, anchors and rows of holes, which significantly reduces the work load.

Universal use of the vertical CNC machining center and the virtually unlimited possibilities for machining the work allow the Villinger Carpentry Shop to offer their customers top quality in terms of shape, function and durability.


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Positive experience with HOLZ-HER CNC machining center - CNC machining on all for sides - complete formating

State-of-the-art machine engineering for Swiss precision

Holzher Referenz Schweiz CNC - hochwertige Küchen, Oberflächenbearbeitung, CNC Bearbeitung

The Swiss company Bürgisser AG is an innovative enterprise with a long tradition. They specialize in custom planned, high quality kitchen furnishings. In addition, customers also receive comprehensive service and quality products from the carpentry and cabinet making shop.

Christof Bürgisser: "Our customers expect above-average quality from us, meaning that all components have to come from the CNC machines with reliable accuracy and high quality." This is the reason Bürgisser AG chose the performance package with HSK collet chucks and 6-fold tool changer. This ensures that their EVOLUTION is an extremely versatile, true CNC machining center - also for milling channels, facing, carving, etc.

Manfred Bürgisser: "As first time CNC users, we were enthusiastic about the versatility and simple macro programming of the CAMPUS/NCHops software supplied with the machine."

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Top quality design kitchen in perfect form – a Bürgisser AG trademark
Top quality design kitchen in perfect form – a Bürgisser AG trademark
Top quality design kitchen in perfect form – a Bürgisser AG trademark

Universal processing with the HOLZ-HER EVOLUTION

Referenz Holzher Maschine CNC Evolution 7405

The Endl Cabinetmaking Shop in Winzer is enthusiastic: Their HOLZ-HER EVOLUTION 7405 is the perfect universal machine for processing furniture bodies:

Drilling, cutting and formating made easy!


The proprietor of the company, Roland Endl, knows many reasons why this machine has proven to be an important stanchion for the daily work process since it was purchased in 2014. Particularly the machine’s minimum space requirement makes it the best alternative for medium sized shops. He was also convinced by the excellent quality of this easy-to-use machine. An important point, which supports daily business, is also the clamping concept, which does not damage the work, while allowing processing on all sides without any clamps, thus permitting complete circumferential formating, for example complete circles and discs.

In the opinion of the company proprietor the excellent support for questions regarding the application and software is also a positive factor.

Mr. Endl’s final conclusion regarding his experience with HOLZ-HER is extremely positive: “The machine is ideal for processing panels - as well as for use with solid wood and our every day business is no longer imaginable without it!”


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Positive Erfahrungen mit Holzher Maschinen: CNC Komplettbearbeitung - Praxisbeispiel, Anwendung
Erfahrungen mit Holzher Maschinen: CNC Komplettbearbeitung - Praxisbeispiel, Anwendung
Holzher Referenzkunde Endl ist mit seinem vertikalen CNC Bearbeitungszentrum höchst zufrieden

Perfect manufacturing cell with small space requirements

Reference customer Schifer with an vertical processing center EVOLUTION 7405 from HOLZ-HER

For over 15 years the joinery Schifer in Baiersbronn has been working with HOLZ-HER machines. In 2016 one more machine from HOLZ-HER has been added to the machine park of the joinery. A machining center EVOLUTION 7405 completes the already existing machinery consisting of a panel saw 1265 and an edgebander UNO 1302. The decisive factor of this investment was amongst others, that this new manufacturing cell can be used on less space and therefore meets the requirements of the joinery perfectly.

The joinery Schifer is specialized in the construction of interior furnishings for mobile homes. To enable perfectly equipped mobile homes, the demands on the quality of the machines are really high. The EVOLUTION 7405 allows complete formatting of the panel material and works extremely precise and reliable.

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