150 Years Umdasch

1001 Nights – The Hotspots in Dubai and Abu Dhabi (Part 1+2)

19.09.2018  | umdasch The Store Makers

Only a few years ago people claimed that Dubai was like the fairy tale of the “genie in the bottle”. They built the tallest building and the biggest mall in the world, a well as an eye-catching aquarium full of superlatives, a ski dome in the desert mall which delights locals and tourists alike and an artificial offshore island in the shape of a palm tree which can even be recognised from space. In Dubai people simply asked what was not possible – and then built it anyway. In the neighbouring emirate of Abu Dhabi, sustainability is presented through both culture and architecture.

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Highrise construction takes on new dimensions

13.08.2018  | Doka

Doka offers a wide range of systems and services

Skyscrapers are inherently impressive and construction experts are invariably fascinated by their engineering, design and safety. Only a matter of years ago, a tower 200 metres tall would have ranked as a landmark build. Some projects nowadays surpass that figure by a factor of five. Doka has the right formwork solutions for every highrise project. The company also invests continuously in further development of products and services dovetailed to the individual requirements of customers.

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Josef Umdasch Research Prize 2018

26.03.2018  | Umdasch Group

Festive award ceremony for the Josef Umdasch Research Prize

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Business units

The Umdasch Group is an umbrella organisation with three companies.

Doka develops and produces formwork solutions for cast-in-place concrete construction. The portfolio covers everything from the world's most complex construction projects to classic single-family housing builds. It is a field that calls for specific engineering expertise just as much as innovative technology and decades of experience. 92 % of Group business is non-domestic, so the focus is sharply international.

Umdasch Group Ventures deals with new technologies in construction. The company engages actively in models for optimization of the construction process in its entirety. By participating in or initiating research and development projects, through supporting technology start-ups and by acquiring companies that specialise in pioneering methods.

Umdasch The Store Makers is a specialist in the field from which it takes its name. Consulting and project management make the company an important partner for trade and commerce – particularly whenever the need arises for innovative concepts combining classic business and digital trade.


The Umdasch Group is the holding for the three operational businesses Doka, Umdasch Group Ventures and umdasch. A lean and powerful organisation is crucial for market competitiveness. The philosophy: Encourage businessmen and businesswomen in the business. That means: short reporting channels, shallow hierarchies, maximised decision-taking competence – and therefore responsibility – for the individual specialist sections.

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Corporate responsibility

Corporate social responsibility has become the established norm in recent years, and sustainability and social responsibility in the Umdasch Group are a matter of course: without sustainability there can be no enterprise. Strong internationalisation and the associated activities in regions and countries with many different cultures gave us grounds to develop a code for a common understanding of the ethics of trading and co-operation.

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The Umdasch Group is one of the most tradition-rich family-owned companies in Austria. Its roots extend all the way back to 1868. Nowadays full use is made of metal and innovative composites, but wood is the material that shaped the character of the company.

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Umdasch Group Foundation

It is our conviction that the world would be a better place if everyone had equal educational opportunities. A well-founded, broad-based education followed up by specialisation in a field that suits the individual's interests and talents lie within our responsibility for society and are the key to our future competitiveness as a company.

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Tel.: +43 (0) 7472 - 605 - 0
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Current job offers and speculative applications

Information and contact data on career opportunities at the Umdasch Group can be found on the websites of the respective companies

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