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History

Our success is based on a long history.

We are a leading specialist for complete civil engineering solutions. This success is based on a long company history, which has generated other important achievements including the famous FRANKIPFAHL.

Milestones.

1908
Edgard Frankignoul invents the FRANKIPFAHL, an in-situ concrete pile with an enlarged pile foot.

1910
FRANKIPFAHL is granted a patent. Foundation of the Belgian FRANKIPFAHL company.

1912
Implementation in Europe, Egypt, Russia, China and Hong Kong.

1932
Foundation of the FRANKIPFAHL construction company in Düsseldorf.

1985
Introduction of the Atlas pile.

1990
Expansion of diaphragm wall technology.

1991
Change of company name to FRANKI Grundbau.

2001
The company headquarters is moved from Düsseldorf to Seevetal near Hamburg.

2007
Celebrating the company’s 75th anniversary. The "Edgard-Frankignoul-Förderpreis" is launched at the TU Braunschweig.

Ingenieurservice Grundbau GmbH (isg), a specialist planner for foundations, excavation pits and geotechnical measuring technology, is founded as a subsidiary of FRANKI Grundbau.

2014
New locations in Berlin and Frankfurt am Main ensure greater customer proximity.

2016
The FRANKI Group generates sales of approx. EUR 70 million and employs around 230 people.

2017
PORR Deutschland GmbH becomes the new and sole shareholder of FRANKI Grundbau GmbH & Co. KG.