By registering a construction firm and a building contractor business in Hohenfort, which today belongs to the Czech Republic, Vinzenz Halatschek creates the basis for the later rise of HABAU.
Foundation of the construction company with its headquarters in Perg.
Vinzenz Halatschek´s son Erich takes over the business and continuously focuses on setting up the areas building construction and construction of prefabricated units.
Together with the engineer Dir. Ing. Georg Heindl, master builder Ing. Erich Halatschek founds the Ing. Erich Halatschek & Co. OHG (general partnership). New main fields of activity are construction equipment rental, earth moving with machinery and underground engineering.
The construction company and the OHG are merged and become the HABAU Hoch- und Tiefbaugesellschaft m.b.H. The business areas are combined.
The first foreign subsidiary company is founded in Heringen, Germany: the HABAU Hoch- und Tiefbau GmbH.
The group adds further business areas to its portfolio by acquiring the concrete manufacturer Universalbeton Heringen GmbH & Co KG in Germany and the HABAU Ipari gravel pit in Hungary.
Foundation of the HABAU Polska Sp.zo.o. with headquarters in Warsaw.
Further activities become part of the company´s portfolio: Horizontal Directional Drilling, Vertical Directional Drilling and structural engineering.
The HABAU group acquires the Austrian building company HELD & FRANCKE Baugesellschaft m.b.H. & Co KG. At the same time, the HABAU Hungària is founded.
The group adds pipeline construction to its portfolio by acquiring the German-based PPS Pipeline Systems GmbH. HABAU enters the Russian market by founding the HASTROY GmbH.
The foundation of the HABAU d.o.o. in Croatia constitutes a further step in the conquest of new international markets.
The HABAU group manages to consolidate its position as a competent partner on the international market by founding the HABAU Slovakia spol.sr.o.
Acquisition of the German company Hans Holzner Baugesellschaft mbH based in Rosenheim.
The HABAU group enters the Romanian market by founding the S.C. HABAU Constructii.
Acquisition of the Leoben-based tunnel construction specialist ÖSTU-STETTIN.
The group also acquires the Fuchs Transport-Logistik GmbH in Münzbach and the Karl Seidl Bau GmbH in Brunn am Gebirge.
Foundation of a Held & Francke subsidiary in Budweis, Czech Republic.