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.
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.
The first Doka formwork sheets for power plant construction are produced.
Establishment of the Group's Austrian firm Österreichische Doka.
The first subsidiary outside Austria, Deutsche Doka, is set up.
Set-up of in-house metalworking operations - a revolutionary step.
Doka's new climbing formwork is used successfully at the Lüneburg ship lift construction site.
Doka operations in South America get their start with the establishment of Doka Brazil.
A branch in Kuwait kicks off Doka's presence in the Middle East.
Foundation of a new research and development centre in Amstetten.
Magyar Doka is the first subsidiary to open its doors an East-Central European country in transition.
Doka Slovenia is established as the 25thsubsidiary in the field of Doka formwork technology.
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.
EUR 25 million investment into InfoCenter at the Amstetten site.
Company turnover exceeding EUR 1 billion with more than 7,000 employees.
Doka continues development of floor formwork systems already on the market and launches the new panel floor formwork Dokadek 30.
With nearly EUR 1.1 billion company turnover is restored to precrisis levels.
By acquiring the Dutch technology specialists B|A|S, Doka makes digitisation part of its business model. In 2018 B|A|S turned to Concrefy – the specialists in construction material technology.
The Umdasch Group is celebrating its 150-year anniversary.
Doka now stands for scaffolding AND formwork
In 2020 Doka entered into a strategic partnership with one of the leading scaffolding manufacturers - AT-PAC from Atlanta, USA. This opens a gateway to another world market - the scaffolding market. Previously untapped application areas and customer segments are now being added. For example, heavy industry.
Robert Hauser takes over as chairman of the Doka Executive Board on 1 July 2021.
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