Brand FoundationFranz Sandner
In 1924, Mr. Franz Sandner established his own company in Germany, and with a warm and gentle tone and harmonizing-precision design, Franz Sandner became well-known worldwide for its excelsior manufacturing technique. After the Second World War, most musical instrument factories moved to Nauheim, which near the Frankfurt suburb due to the border redrawn between Germany and Czech Republic. The company started again like many other musical instrument factories and continued improving its excelsior workmanship.
Germany BoutiqueRichard Schuh
In 1950s, Mr. Franz Sandner's daughter, Sonja, and her husband, Richard Schuh, took over the family business. In the 1980s, they began manufacturing violins and guitars, and expanded their musical enterprise to include pianos and wind instruments as well.
Global BrandDietmar Schuh
The third generation Dietmar Schuh led the company in 1980s. And in 90's the company decided to establish their own product line in China. In 2004, Chinese factory was set up in Shanghai, China.
The 3rd generation of Franz Sandner. Enter the company since 1980s, following his father Richard Schuh, and took over the company in 1988, led Franz Sandner to be a global brand. Franz Sandner become a popular brand in America, German, UK, Japan, South Korea...Now Mr. Franz Sandner is responsible for global marketing.
Sales Director--Soraya Schuh
Enter the company since 1991. Responsibel for Euro and America sales promotion.
Frank is professional in violin product and design with many year of experience. He's now working in Franz Sandner and in charge of violin production and quality.
General Manager--Teddy CHEN
Teddy was born in a piano family in Taiwan, and had knowledge of piano industry from childhood. When got 23 years old, Teddy started working on the import and export of musical instruments, which gave him an in-depth understanding of the music global market. He entered Sandner Dynasty sicne 2002, and takes charge of Chinese factory and market promotion.
Technical Director--Ta-Chia Lin
Mr. Lin steps into the field of piano manufacturing since 1979. He’s a lecturer of IAPBT (International Association of Piano Builders and Technicians), and has been invited to give speech about piano technical in many countries. Mr. Lin also served as secretary general of IAPBT, and won the innovation award of IAPBT, as he published piano manufacturing and innovation technic and tools for many times in Japan. Now, he is the technical adviser for FRANZ SANDNER piano and responsible for the piano design, production process, and personal training.
Vice President--Diana Zhang
Diana is professional on the field of financial management, financial audit, and cooperate management for about 15 years. She is now responsibel for financial management and administration of Shanghai company.
Mrs. Lin used to work on JS Bach and other musical instrument company. Now she is in charge of Sandner in Taiwan. She's very fond of music and dedicates to provide professional and price-reasonable musical instrument to customer.