The Chronicle of the Tunnelling Experts

  • January 2013
    In order to cope with the steadily increasing work load and further secure the future of our growing company, our long-standing staff members Dipl.-Ing. Gerald Edlmair and Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Neumayr become shareholders in our company. Dipl.-Ing. Manfred Eder and Dipl.-Ing. Albert Helmberger continue as Managing Directors.


  • January 2005
    Ing. Roland Laabmayr joins us as a shareholder. Simultaneously, the company's founder, Baurat h.c. Dipl.-Ing. Franz Laabmayr, resigns as a shareholder. Our tunnel safety division enjoys strong expansion.


  • January 2004
    Albert Helmberger joins Laabmayr as a shareholder. Manfred Eder and Albert Helmberger serve as Managing Directors. The company's founder, Franz Laabmayr, steps down from the company management and continues to serve the company in an advisory capacity.


  • January 2002
    The general partnership is converted into IL - Ingenieurbüro Laabmayr & Partner ZT GesmbH. Franz Laabmayr and Manfred Eder are the owners and Managing Directors.

  • January 1994
    Manfred Eder becomes a partner in the engineering office. A general partnership is founded under the name IL - Ingenieurbüro Laabmayr & Partner - OEG. The Salzburg branch office becomes the company's headquarters and sole office. Franz Laabmayr and Manfred Eder are the owners and Managing Directors..
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  • May 1977
    Franz Laabmayr founds a branch office of Ingenieurbüro Laabmayr in Salzburg. Our tunnelling division proves to be prosperous. We quickly also demonstrate our expertise in rock and foundation engineering as well as structural engineering.


  • May 1975
    Ingenieurbüro Laabmayr is founded in Munich, Germany, by Franz Laabmayr. Underground mass transit systems are being constructed throughout Germany, providing a natural opportunity to apply the New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM) to urban settings.