Reliability and Quality for 100 years


Michel Bau celebrates its 100th birthday. Sebastian Florczak and Stephan Remer are appointed additional managing directors.


For a first time Michel Bau was qualified to build a water supply line in Hamburg. In a next step for the digitalisation Michel Bau introduced the software HiltiOn!Track.


The company newspaper celebrates its anniversary: 10 years ago, the historic company newspaper was revived. The jubilee edition BAUREPORT No. 20 is published in May.


In Hamburg Michel Bau built the Osterbekstammsiel, a main sewer of the city with a length of 1.1 km. This project is one of the biggest in sewer construction ever.


In 2013 Michel Bau started construction of Transportsiel Isebek in Hamburg - the largest contract in companies history.


District heating works developed to a main field in the company with a highlight in 2010. Michel Bau obtained the largest project ever, Spange-Horn in the city of Hamburg.


From 2008 to 2013 Michel Bau finished 5 rehabilitation and desilting projects in India with a total value of 28.8 million euros.


Michel Bau established a management system for safety at site, health and environmental protection and is certified according to the requirements of SCC (Safety Certificate Contractors).


The first contract abroad was obtained, in Mumbai (Bombay), India, Michel Bau rehabilitated 4.30 km of sewer lines, funded by the World Bank.


Reinhard Michel and his son Ulf are managing Michel Bau and are concentrating on the original range of activities: sewer construction, sewer rehabilitation, pipe jacking and overpumping. They have decided to expand their national and international business activities.


Right from the start Michel Bau joined "Gueteschutz Kanalbau", a German Quality Control Association for construction and maintenance of drainage systems. The company is certified for sewer construction, sewer rehabilitation, pipe jacking and pipe boring.


The company was renamed in Michel Bau GmbH & Co. KG.


A new headquarter was built in Neumuenster.


Company founder Ernst Michel died. His partners went on managing the company.


Reinhard Michel, a nephew of Ernst Michel joined the company.


Ernst Michel joined a company as managing director, clearing up the debris of war in Neumuenster and Kiel.


World War II: The familiy took shelter in Schleswig-Holstein, a federal state in Northern Germany.


Ernst Michel founded a civil engineering and road construction company named "MICHEL" in Bartenstein, East Prussia (nowadays Poland). It's range of activity was road construction, civil engineering, fresh water lines and land improvement. For example they realized the construction of one of the first Autobahn from Elbing to Koenigsberg. On average they employed three technicians, four office clerks and 450 skilled workers.