Peikko supplies rebar couplers to a 220 meter-high building in Vienna, Austria

Peikko Austria GmbH., a subsidiary of the Peikko Group Corporation, has signed a contract to supply more than 40.000 Peikko MODIX® rebar connections to a project “Donau City Tower 1” in Vienna, Austria. The building is one of the highest in Austria with the height of 220 meters and will be built with in-situ technology.

Peikko’s MODIX® connections will be used for all rebar connections between the building’s central core and the slabs (vertical structure / horizontal structure). Peikko’s first deliveries will take place in November and they will continue until the end of 2011. The general contractor of the building site is Max Bögl Austria GmbH and Peikko’s partner and customer in the project is Stahlform GmbH, which will also use Peikko’s equipment at the building site.

Since starting with the MODIX® product range in 2008 Peikko has been targeting larger projects. The Donau City Center –project demonstrates the suitability and competitiveness of Peikko’s product offering for contractors working with in-situ technology. “We are very proud to be part of such a prestigious European high-rise building project. For Peikko Group, this project further confirms the potential of our MODIX® rebar coupler product range", said Topi Paananen, CEO of Peikko Group Corporation

Further information:

Topi Paananen, CEO, Peikko Group Corporation, Tel. + 358 50 384 3001
Reinhard Ertl, Managing Director, Peikko Austria GmbH, Tel +43 6643418475

Peikko is a Finnish family-owned company specializing in composite beams and fastening products for concrete connections. Peikko Group Corporation has subsidiaries in Austria, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The production facilities of Peikko Group are located in Canada, Finland, Germany, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. Peikko Group employs more than 700 persons. Further information: