Pollmeier “Value Added German Beech™”. Europe’s 3 largest beech sawmills. European Beech is the most available and accessible temperate hardwoods in the world. North American builders, architects, designer and homeowners have made European Beech the #1 preferred imported hardwood. Year round production of 12/4 (2 15/16) thickness to the other thicknesses they cut year round. A Durable, moderately priced, close grain wood, uniform in color and texture. From forests that are managed by government law for sustainability ( PEFC & FSC certified), 3rd party chain of custody.