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Some Milestones

1986

In March 1986 the founders met to sign the incorporation documents to found Dr. Graband & Partner GmbH in Braunschweig, where the headquarters have been since.

1988

Acceptance as an inspection body by the BZA (now EBA (national safety authority))

1990

In order to deepen our existing business relations in Berlin which we have had since our start we founded our Berlin subsidiary in April 1990.

The German reunification came with the poor state of rail infrastructure of the time in the capital and the new states, this circumstance let us expand our fields of project management and planning.

1994

Certification in accordance with ISO 9001 by the DQS

1995

Acceptance as an assessing organization by the EBA

1998

Member of VDB Verband der Bahnindustrie in Deutschland e.V. (German Railway Industry Association)

1999

Klaus-Dieter Sievers appointed as managing director

2000

As a subsidiary to our Berlin office a further office was put in place in Leipzig to support our project management operations.

2002

As a subsidiary to our Berlin office an another office was put in place in Dresden to support our activities in technical planning.

2005

Enlarging business premises the headquarters moved within Braunschweig to Heinrich-Büssing-Ring 25

2012

Accreditation as an inspection body type A in accordance with DIN EN ISP/IEC 17020

2013

Finally, after two years of renovating and reconstructing, we moved to our prizewinning new head office – our current address. The GRABAND planned changes of the office building received the special prize of the "Ressourceneffizienz für die Region" (regional resource efficiency prize) by the "Regionale EnergieAgentur e.V.", Braunschweig.

2014

Rolf Stadtlander appointed as managing director

2016

Freshly boosted appearance as the GRABAND trademark. Germany substitution of the Systecon AB for OPUS SUITE.

Our stand at the InnoTrans in Berlin.

2019

Appointment of Michael Schönberger as managing director

2020

Gerhard Schulze and Klaus-Dieter Sievers transfer their responsibility as managing directors to their colleagues Rolf Stadtlander and Michael Schönberger

From the photo album