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Thinking in terms of generations.

Based on its aim of making everything easier, better and more efficient, the company has continued throughout its history to set new standards in quality, functionality and efficiency around the world.

1868

Stefan Hopferwieser is granted a "Concession to ply the carpentry trade" in Kollmitzberg, near Amstetten. In 1869 he moves to Amstetten and uses the new location to expand his sawmill and carpentry operations.

1956

The first Doka formwork sheets for power plant construction are produced.

1958

Establishment of the Group's Austrian firm Österreichische Doka.

1961

The first subsidiary outside Austria, Deutsche Doka, is set up.

1968

Set-up of in-house metalworking operations - a revolutionary step.

1971

Doka's new climbing formwork is used successfully at the Lüneburg ship lift construction site.

1977

Doka operations in South America get their start with the establishment of Doka Brazil.

1977

A branch in Kuwait kicks off Doka's presence in the Middle East.

1990

Foundation of a new research and development centre in Amstetten.

1991

Magyar Doka is the first subsidiary to open its doors an East-Central European country in transition.

1999

Doka Slovenia is established as the 25thsubsidiary in the field of Doka formwork technology.

2004

Doka formwork is used in Dubai to help construct the world's tallest building. Doka will deliver the formwork solution for the entire building core. Inspired by an Arabian desert flower, the architectural shape of the tower demands highly adaptable formwork. In addition, the extremely tight construction schedule necessitates an ingenious utilisation plan.

2007

EUR 25 million investment into InfoCenter at the Amstetten site.

2008

Company turnover exceeding EUR 1 billion with more than 7,000 employees.

2012

Doka continues development of floor formwork systems already on the market and launches the new panel floor formwork Dokadek 30.

2013

With nearly EUR 1.1 billion company turnover is restored to precrisis levels.