The Weiss+Appetito Groupe
Our succes story
Ever since our company was established in 1923, we have found ourselves in a state of constant growth and continuing change. A look back at the history of Weiss+Appetito Group.
Founding of the single enterprise Otto Weiss in Bümpliz (BE).
Untimely death of Otto Weiss. Hans Marti takes on responsibility for the company, Otto Bolliger takes on responsibility for management. Company renamed Weiss+Marti GmbH.
Conversion of Weiss+Marti GmbH to Weiss+Marti AG.
Kurt Weiss (son of Otto Weiss) and Herbert Marti (nephew of Hans Marti) take over management.
Opening of the Weiss+Marti AG site in Langnau (BE).
Mario Appetito joins the company.
Founding of a company-owned employee pension scheme.
Occupation of the office building in Statthalterstrasse in Berne.
Founding of the holding and the Weiss+Marti Special Services AG (Suction+Pressure Blowing).
Opening of Weiss+Marti AG Neuendorf (SO).
Opening of the subsidiary in Kerzers (FR) (civil engineering and road construction).
Renaming in Weiss+Appetito AG.
Opening of the site in Renens (VD).
Founding of the divisions for building
reconstruction/concrete restoration in Bern (BE).
Opening of civil engineering sites in Lyss (BE) and Marin (NE).
Founding of plastics operations (Floors+Flooring).
Founding of Weiss+Appetito Rohrleitungstechnik AG (pipeline construction).
Suction+Pressure Blowing acquires a 50 per cent stake in Wagner GmbH in Straubenhardt (D).
Acquisition of Euböolith in Vevey and Geneva (GE) (flooring+coverings).
Occupation of Operations Centre I in Kerzers (FR).
Founding of Weiss+Appetito Totalunternehmung AG (Telecom).
ISO 9001 certification for structural engineering products.
Site openings (Building Reconstruction) in Biel (BE), Solothurn (SO), Escholzmatt (LU) and Freiburg (FR).
Weiss+Appetito Group gains ISO 9001 certification.
Site relocation from Renens (VD) to Ecublens (VD).
Opening of the Euböolith site and depot in Peney-Dessous (GE) (Floors+Flooring).
Founding of the energy and construction consulting division - Casvita.
Opening of Suction+Pressure Blowing sites in Altach (A) and Wyhl (D).
Weiss+Appetito Group takes the 100 million turnover hurdle. Creation of 70 new jobs.
Opening of the business location Zurich-Opfikon (ZH).
Closure of the Euböolith site and depot in Peney-Dessous (GE) (Floors+Flooring).
Construction of Operations Centre II in Kerzers (FR).
Relocation of the Suction+Pressure Blowing plant from Kirchberg (SG) to Goldach (SG).
Creation of a new corporate structure with four companies: Weiss+Appetito AG (Construction), Weiss+Appetito Services AG (Services), Weiss+Appetito Special Services AG (Suction+Pressure Blowing) and Weiss+Appetito Management AG (Administration).
Foundation of Weiss+Appetito Sàrl in Sierentz (F) (Suction+Pressure Blowing).
Opening of the Building Reconstruction plant in Opfikon (ZH).
Acquisition of Josef Muff AG (conduit construction).
Acquisition of Terra Verde GmbH (roof greening).
Acquisition of the TelcoNet Services division from Ascom (Telecom).
Sale of the civil engineering and road building division to subsequently focus on eight strategic business areas: building reconstruction, roof greening (Terra Verde), floors+flooring, energy+consulting (Casvita), pipeline construction (Josef Muff), suction+pressure blowing, technology centre and telecom.
Construction of the substrate hall in Kerzers (FR) (Suction+Pressure Blowing).
Acquisition of DDT GmbH in Germany (Telecom).
Acquisition of PRIMA-SOL AG (Floors+Flooring).
Opening of the pipeline construction plant - Josef Muff in Basel (BS).
Certification of our own substrate W+A Dachgrün Plus (Suction+Pressure Blowing).
Opening of the Seeland Building Reconstruction plant in Brügg (BE).
Opening of the Floors+Flooring plant for eastern Switzerland in Frauenfeld (TG).
Weiss+Appetito Group gains OHSAS 18001 certification.
Weiss+Appetito Group gains ISO 14001 certification.
Relocation of the Seeland Building Reconstruction plant from Brügg (BE) to Biel (BE).
Relocation of the Suction+Pressure Blowing plant from Goldach (SG) to Niederstetten (SG).
Acquisition of Pegrila AG (Floors+Flooring).
Opening of the Building Reconstruction plant in Zofingen.
Expansion of operations center I, apartments are converted into office space.
Reorganization of the company management & moving into the new office facilities in Ried b. Kerzers built for the departement of building reconstruction Berne.
Expansion of services in the area of building renovation with the offer of masonry contractors.
Change of location on 01.01.2021 to Giacomettistrasse 1, 3006 Bern.
New location for operations centre for Pegrila AG in Kerzers.
New location for operations centre for building renovation in Galgenfeld (near Wankdorf) in Bern.
The Weiss+Appetito Group is the sole owner of Wagner GmbH + Co. KG.
Acquisition of Heid Orkan, a division of the company Heid Spezialdienste GmbH, Miesbach (D).