Dürr Austria



Participation in the Portugal-based company DMS - Displays & Mobility Solutions, Lda. Hence the Dürr Group is adding a strategically important component to its tunnel and traffic systems business and strengthening the traffic signs and information displays segment.


Competence. Innovation. Engineering. -- 85 employees highlight the success of the idea and the implementation.


10 years DÜRR Austria GmbH & 166,618 m tunnel safety in Austria and abroad.

In addition, DÜRR Austria can win further know-how by acquiring majority shares in the Austrian start-up company evon GmbH in Stubenberg. evon develops software for all areas of industrial automation.


Dürr goes international - The contract for the Sheikh Zayed Tunnel in the city Abu Dhabi which was signed in October 2009 was the initiation of the international era of Dürr Austria.


The new location in Gleisdorf (about 25 km east of Graz) was moved in March 2006. Today, the modern and functional premises are the basis for efficient cooperation and the continuous development of the competences of Dürr Austria GmbH.


In early 2005, construction of the new company premises commenced.


The positive economic situation at that time supported steady, even rapid, growth. In 2004 the staff had increased to 25, with a turnover of 15 million euros. Office containers had to supplement the first rented offices.


Dürr Austria GmbH was founded in Weinstadt in September 2001 as an independent subsidiary of the German Dürr Group. The core team consisted of 8 people who had split from the market leader at that time. Outstanding market knowledge, extensive experience and the conviction, innovation, competence and motivation to take a market position as a leading company laid the foundation of today’s success.


Due to the growing number of staff moving into a larger building is necessary. In 1989 the company moved into the newly constructed administration building with attached production hall in Dammstr. 21 in Weinstadt.


In 1984, DÜRR receives for the first time an order to equip a tunnel (Hugenwald) with electrical installations. This is the start of a new working segment of DÜRR, which now deals mainly with the electrical equipments in road tunnels.


In 1983, DÜRR performs the electrical installations of the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle in Stuttgart.


In 1977, the mechanical engineer Mr. Alfred Dürr founds the company DÜRR GmbH Elektrotechnik in Esslingen. In this company initially four employees work out building services engineering projects.

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