1989:

Bitschnau Gleit- & Schalungstechnik GmbH had its origins in 1989 with the founding of MST Bau GmbH by Hugo Mathis, with Lothar Bitschnau as CEO.

 

1990:

Completion of the first construction height of over 100 m


IMAGE:
Stack, KW Hamburg, height 115 m, slipform area 9,500 m²

 

 

1993:

Development and use of Betomat® for safe and economical pouring of concrete while raising the slipform.

IMAGE: Betomat® in use

 

 

1995:

Completion of the first major project and responsibility for all work during slipform raising.


IMAGE: Stair tower/lift shaft, Dresden

 

 

1998:

Development and implementation of the first aluminum formwork systems.


IMAGE: Aluminum support systems


 

2003:

Management buy-out of MST Bau GmbH by the Bitschnau family, founding of Bitschnau Gleit- & Schalungstechnik GmbH.

 

 

2005:

Rebuilding of large warehouse in Nenzing with 5,000 m² of storage area.


IMAGE: Bitschnau Gleit- & Schalungstechnik GmbH in Nenzing

 

 

2008:

Further development of formwork systems and improvement of competitiveness in industrial construction through the first use of the Monobox.


IMAGE: Machine building in Mannheim

 

 

2009/2010:

Changeover from plywood formwork shell to stainless steel..
Further development of formwork system through the use of high-quality materials, change of supporting structure to aluminum bracing.

 

2013:

Complete redevelopment of all cylindrical formwork systems, longest continuous slipforming phase in the company’s history of 61 slipforming days and a height of 400 m.


IMAGE: High-strength and rigid cylindrical formwork

 

 

2015:

New technical developments and investment in a new generation of formwork with larger platforms and increased load capacities for greater flexibility and quality requirements. Construction of the highest free-standing building in the company’s history.

 

 

IMAGE: Elevator test tower in Rottweil, height 245 m, slipforming height 274.50 m, slipform area 80,000 m²