Synthetic reeds for woodwind instruments

From master hand for a master hand

The passion for music brought
two different worlds together: Leitner & Kraus,
renowned manufacturer of clarinets, and neo-plastic,
Technology company in the plastics industry. This connection
led to the founding of LnK Reeds. Tradition and innovation
unite and together define the world of
Woodwind instruments new.

The story begins with Hubertus
Franckenstein and Wolfgang Kraus. Hubertus is a passionate piano
and saxophone player. Wolfgang is fully dedicated
Clarinet maker. Hubertus would like to play plastic reeds,
However, the incomparable sound of a wooden leaf remains
unmatched. Wolfgang seeks perfection in the clarinet sound and
suffers from the uncertainties that come with wooden leaves.

Longing for the warm sound
a wooden blade and the pursuit of the best sound performance
Hubertus and Wolfgang founded the LnK Reeds. They combined
the know-how of Leitner & Kraus in clarinet manufacturing
and the technological expertise of neo-plastic.

Specifically, Leitner & Kraus brought the
Understanding the subtleties of a leaf and the
sound creation, while neo-plastic provides the expertise for
plastic materials and processes. What they had in common was
The aim is to develop reeds that provide the best possible
Best in their class and the fastest for beginners to
lead to aural successes.

It was a hard road full of
Challenges. Initial attempts were not very successful, but with
Determination and perseverance was -after 5 years
Development time- the perfect material found: Health
safe and stable in shape, with a patented
Reed geometry that combines the sound characteristics of a wooden reed with the
Advantages of a plastic sheet combined.

The unique sound quality of LnK
Reeds now inspires musicians all over the

LnK Reeds - Tradition meets innovation
- and redefines reeds for woodwind instruments.

Reeds´ Mission for woodwind instrument players

The best reeds for professional musicians and the
most comfortable for beginners

The best leaves for
professional musicians and the most pleasant for beginners