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Grand Opening Celebration of the Midwest branch of DOKA USA Ltd. in Channahon, Illinois

DOKA
April 28, 2008

April 25, 2008 marks a new milestone in the history of DOKA USA

Austrian Consul General Robert Zischg, Deputy Trade Commissioner Daniela Koll and Maja Seferovic (Project Manager for the construction industry) accepted DOKA’s invitation to the Grand Opening Celebration at DOKA’s new Midwest facility in Channahon , Illinois . Previously located in Rockdale , Illinois , the new state-of-the-art facility boasts an 8,200 sq.ft. office area, an expansive showroom, a warehouse, a reconditioning and pre-assembly shop as well as a customer training center. The new site in Channahon, which was chosen because of its proximity to the interstate as well as the excellent cooperation with local government officials, is located on 21 acres and has room for future expansion.

The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Friday, April 25, 2008 in conjunction with tours of the new facility. The latest innovations in their 4,000 sq.ft. showroom, such as the new Xclimb 60 climbing system and protection screen, were also highlighted. Live music performances, raffles and live hands-on formwork demonstrations rounded out the fun-filled and informative program. The new contemporary design is a showcase for DOKA’s own formwork which was used to build the new facility. In attendance at the Grand Opening Celebration were not only DOKA’s CEO, Mr. Dan Winters from the HQ in New Jersey , and Mr. Harry Beutel, Midwest Regional Manager with his staff members, but also Mr. Josef Kurzmann, CEO of the DOKA Group and Mr. Franz Prinz, Managing Director from Austria.

DOKA is one of the world’s leading full-line suppliers of innovative formwork solutions and services. DOKA formwork can be found in all areas of the construction industry; residential, commercial, industrial, transportation, etc. The US headquarters of DOKA is located in Little Ferry, New Jersey ; DOKA has a total of seven regional office in the US .

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