About Us

About Us


For more than 130 years, Capital Machine has been the premier name in fine face veneer slicing machinery.

Located in the heart of the finest hardwood forests in the United States of America, Indianapolis, Indiana-based Capital Machine specializes in vertical veneer slicers, Staylog lathe halfround rotary slicers, veneer clippers, veneer scrap hogs, flitch planers, and ancillary equipment for the veneer industry.

Founded in 1887, Capital Machine pledged an unwavering commitment to engineering, product innovation and excellence. Louis F. Koss Sr. invented and patented the first vertical veneer slicer in 1903. Capital has continued to produce innovative equipment, designed to last many years. In fact, some Capital machines over 100 years old are still in daily production, producing the highest quality face veneer. We never leave a machine behind, our machines and innovations are designed to be adapted onto any machine, of any age.

Capital machines are the first choice of veneer manufacturers around the world. Our continued commitment to excellence is proudly reflected in the countless slicers, lathes, clippers and other equipment being used across the globe - giving outstanding dependable service - day after day.