History

1965

Vorarlberg construction company Wilhelm & Mayer adds a falsework team to its bridge construction department. The order book expands, mainly in the west of Austria, where numerous bridge projects associated with the construction of the A14 Rhine Valley motorway are being built.

Fluhbridge Egg, Austria
Wettsteinbridge Basel, Switzerland

1988

The company goes into partnership with Zurich scaffolding specialists Eduard van Randen AG.

1992

W&M – Lehrgerüstbau concludes its first contract outside Austria.

Schornbachtal Germany
Innbridge Hall Austria

1995

As the best way to meet the growing demand, Wilhelm & Mayer splits off the falsework side of its business to form LGB Lehrgerüstbau GmbH. The two founders of the firm, Dipl.-Ing. Werner Wilhelm and Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Keckeis, become managing directors.

2002

LGB and Eduard van Randen AG merge. The Swiss subsidiary VAN Randen LGB AG – Schweiz is created. Operations in both countries benefit from the synergies generated by even closer cooperation and joint material management within the enlarged company.

Logo van Randen LGB

2012

The company moves its headquarters into the expanded business park in Meiningen, Vorarlberg. DI Florian Wilhelm joins the management board. Company founder DI Werner Wilhelm continues to work for the company in an advisory role.

2017

The operative side of the business is spun off into LGB-operations GmbH

lgb operations logo

2019

Increased activity in Scandinavia results in the formation of a new subsidiary LGB – operations branch in Sweden.

To date, LGB has been involved in more than 300 bridge projects in Austria, Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Poland and other European countries.