It was a hard time to take over the sawmill.
Despite the future not looking to bright for the sawmill, Winnie and Tommy found the courage to take over and put in the hard work and dedication which in the end made the whole sawmill blossom.
The production consisted of wooden boxes for potatoes, bottles and so on. Especially wooden pallets became an important commodity. At first it was exclusively for the concrete industry, but soon the gates were opened for other industries as well.
Until 1986 the shells were sold to be burned, this stopped when the sale of wooden chips began.
It was also in these years that the storage halls were build, the factory hall was expanded on and the first truck arrived. Besides Winnie and Tommy there were 3 employees.