Alfred Kristinus founded a company named Hellatürk in Austria with activity field “Import and Export of Metals”.
Including of insulation materials in the product range.
Changing the company name to “Baustoff + Metall”.
Dr. Wolfgang Kristinus takes over management. The company has one outlet in Vienna, which achieved sales of 1 million euro.
Including dry construction in the product range and starting cooperation with Knauf.
Opening of the company’s second outlet in Graz, Austria.
Opening of the first foreign outlet in Warsaw, Poland.
- 1993 – 1995
Starting new outlets in Slovakia, Croatia, the Czech Republic and Hungary.
Opening of the first four outlets in Germany.
Starting own production of metal ceilings under the MCI brand.
- 2000 – 2003
Opening of new outlets in Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia
Bulgarian company “Marsil” Sofia became part of “Baustoff + Metall”. Start of the activity in Bulgaria under the name “Baustoff + Metall Marsil” OOD.
Starting new outlets in Italy.
The company has 65 outlets and 5 production sites in Europe. Dr. Kristinus was elected as Entrepreneur of the Year in Austria.
Starting activity in Romania.
Dr. Kristinus nominated two longtime collaborators for general managers: Robert Heckl – responsible for Austria; Christian Sperr – responsible for Europe (excluding Austria and Germany).
The company has 85 outlets 7 industrial enterprises and 1350 employees in 14 European countries. The group turnover exceeds 500 million euros.
Further growth in all markets. Turnover reached 690 million euro.
Opening of the company’s 100 th outlet. This is 2 nd outlet in Brussels and 5 th in Belgium. The company has 2000 employees in 14 European countries. The group turnover exceeds 760 million euros.