Excavation pits & pile foundations
1908 Edgard Frankignoul invents the FRANKI pile.
1910 Patent issued. Foundation of the Belgian FRANKIPFAHL company.
1912 Projects completed in Europe, Egypt, Russia, China, Hong Kong.
1932 Foundation of the company FRANKIPFAHL Baugesellschaft in Düsseldorf.
1985 Introduction of the Atlas pile.
1990 Expansion of diaphragm wall technology.
1991 Company renamed as FRANKI Grundbau.
1991 Acquisition of VIT GmbH, specialists for temporary and permanent
anchors and grout piles.
2001 Company Head Office moves from Düsseldorf to Seevetal near Hamburg.
2007 75-year company anniversary. 'Edgard Frankignoul Sponsorship Award'
is initiated at the TU Braunschweig. Ingenieurservice Grundbau GmbH
(isg), specialist planned for foundations, excavation pits and geotechnical measuring equipment is founded as a subsidiary of FRANKI Grundbau.
2014 The FRANKI Group generates a turnover of around 70 million € and has
a headcount of approx. 300.

Success with a long history

Today, we are a leading specialist for complete civil engineering solutions. Our success is the result of a long history of important inventions including the famous FRANKI pile.

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