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Bavarian Minister Ilse Aigner visits ZÜBLIN’s Bavaria subdivision in Munich

Press release   •   Jul 21, 2017 09:24 CEST

Ulrich Rudolph (ZÜBLIN), Ilse Aigner, Ludger Koch (ZÜBLIN) and Klaus Pöllath (member of the board Ed. Züblin AG))
  • Headquarters of ZÜBLIN Bavaria moved from Stuttgart to Munich with change in sub-division management
  • Approx. 70 invited participants
  • Focus on dialogue in business and economic matters

Ilse Aigner, Bavaria’s Minister for Economic Affairs and Deputy Minister-President of the southern German state, paid a visit to ZÜBLIN’s Bavaria subdivision on 17 July 2017. Following speeches by the minister and by Klaus Pöllath, member of the management board of Ed. Züblin AG, the focus shifted to a dialogue among the guests, which included employees and managers of ZÜBLIN.

The reason for Ilse Aigner’s visit was the move of the ZÜBLIN subdivision from Stuttgart to Munich and a change in the subdivision management. Ludger Koch is assuming the position of technical subdivision manager from Ulrich Rudolph, who is going into retirement. The commercial sub-division management remains in the hands of Angelo Evangelista.

The focus of discussion was on the current economic situation in Germany in general and in Bavaria in particular. The dialogue centred on issues such as the lack of skilled labour as well as energy, technology and challenges facing the construction sector.

Minister Aigner stressed the importance of the construction industry as a key sector of the economy: “Construction is booming. Last year, the industry registered revenue growth of nearly 4 percent and a 10 percent increase in orders compared to 2015. ZÜBLIN has been an important player in Bavaria for almost 70 years and its move to Munich reinforces its activities in Bavaria. This is especially true for the current challenges of digitalisation on the construction site, energy efficiency and the housing shortage in the metropolitan areas.”

“The dialogue with politicians is very important for us. It helps us to strengthen the mutual understanding and to better approach opportunities and challenges for our company,” says Klaus Pöllath, adding: “We still have a lot planned in Bavaria: Our agenda includes the further expansion of our core business in building construction and civil engineering as well as the strengthening of our project development business in building construction with STRABAG Projektentwicklung GmbH in Munich.”

ZÜBLIN: Nearly 70 years of success in Bavaria

ZÜBLIN launched its activities in Bavaria in the early 1950s with a focus on civil engineering and tunnelling. Today the range of services covers all imaginable building construction and civil engineering tasks. In addition to the headquarters in Munich, the sub-division also maintains offices in Regensburg, Ingolstadt, Nuremberg, Straubing, Bayreuth and Würzburg.

Some of the key large projects of the past few years are the construction of the new ADAC headquarters in Munich, various large projects for Audi AG in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm, more than 5,000 residential units in all of Bavaria, as well as office and administration buildings for several different companies.

For more information and references about the Bavaria subdivision:

http://www.bayern.zueblin.de/

Stuttgart-based Ed. Züblin AG has about 14,000 employees and, with an annual output of over € 3 billion, is one of Germany’s leading construction companies. Since it was founded in 1898, ZÜBLIN has been successfully realising challenging construction projects in Germany and abroad and is the number one in the German building construction and civil engineering segment. The company’s range of services comprises all construction-related tasks – from civil engineering, bridge building and tunnelling to complex turnkey construction to structural timber engineering and public-private partnerships. ZÜBLIN attaches great importance to partnership-based cooperation, and our ZÜBLIN teamconcept has proved its value as a successful partnering model for more than 15 years now. Current construction projects of the company, a subsidiary of globally operating STRABAG SE, include the new Axel Springer building in Berlin, Messehalle 12 in Frankfurt and the Albabstieg Tunnel along the new Wendlingen–Ulm railway line. More information is available at www.zueblin.de

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