Company

In its capacity as international turnkey supplier offering the crafts cabinetmaking, metalworking, dry wall installations, masonry, painting, floor laying, tile laying, HVAC and electro-technical installations, KAMPER Handwerk+Bau has specialised in the construction, the refurbishment and reconstruction as well as the expansion of first class hotels and private residences. Furthermore, selected projects referring to the fields of casinos, office premises and public buildings reflect KAMPER’s many years of experience in project management. And the successful renovation of numerous historic and listed objects evidences the top level craftsmanship provided by KAMPER.

Our major strengths are:

  • KAMPER offers complete packages as well as partial services for the entire range of construction works and building services whereas interfaces with entire projects can be defined in a variable manner.
  • KAMPER’s special features are the quality and genuineness of its work and designs, its attention to detail, the diversity of materials applied and the innovative solutions supplied.
  • KAMPER develops visionary customised interior design concepts and realises them with most modern features as well as most innovative techniques and materials.
  • KAMPER is the ideal project companion for the renovation and revitalisation of historic and listed objects.
  • KAMPER considers itself as a reliable long-term partner providing an essential contribution to the commercial success of its customers.

Key Facts

  • A well-known family business since 1964.
  • Around 145 employees, with an uncustomary high share of 27% female staff – quite rare for the building industry.
  • More than 7000 references throughout the world.
  • An annual turnover of 50 million euros.
  • Premises of 14.351 m², including in-house workshops for cabinetmaking and metalworking.
  • Bearer of the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Austria
  • Austrian National Award for Vocational Training Company
  • Austrian Model Company
  • Certified according to the standard ISO 9001:2015

 

     

Our history

1964

Johann Kamper establishes a carpentry shop in the private home of the family.

Company foundation
1966

The first staff member was employed and worked for KAMPER for 32 years until he retired in 1998.

First employee
1969

Construction of carpentry facilities in Graz, Stiftingtal, with a production surface of 800 m².

Carpentry and cabinetmaking workshop
1975

At the age of 20, Mr Karl Kamper joins the family business as youngest Austrian master cabinetmaker.

Karl Kamper
1979

The company already has 60 employees (24 of them apprentices) and focuses on orders from public authorities (e.g. schools, hospitals).

60 employees
1982

Tragic death of the company’s founder Johann Kamper in an accident at work. The two sons, Hans and Karl, together with their mother Gertrude take over the company.

Death of the company’s founder
1984

The first order placed by the Casinos Austria AG provides the basis for a long-lasting successful cooperation and a strategic realignment of the company.

Casinos Austria AG
1986

With the completion of the construction project Golden Tulip Casinos in Aruba KAMPER celebrates the successful realisation of its first international contract.

Golden Tulip
1989

Construction of a new company building at Kamper’s site in Hart near Graz.

New company site
1994

Together with two other entrepreneurs, Karl Kamper is awarded the „Trio of the Year“-prize in the category „Crafts“ by the Austrian Chamber of Commerce, the Bank Austria UniCredit Group and the business journal Trend.

Trio of the year
1998

KAMPER is bestowed the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Austria. The ISO 9001 certification confirms the high quality standard of the company’s products and services.

ISO 9001
2000

For the 1st time in the company’s history, KAMPER has more than 100 employees.

More than 100 employees
2004

KAMPER celebrates its 40th company anniversary, and with the realisation of numerous construction projects in Europe and the Unites States achieves an export share of more than 30%.

40 years of KAMPER
2005

Kamper installs its first office in Vienna.

Vienna
2008

Extension of the carpentry and cabinetmaking workshop, modernisation of the grinding line and the paint shop at Hart near Graz.

Extension
2009

KAMPER is awarded with the title ‘Austrian Model Company‘ and obtains the ‘Austrian Quality Seal’.

Austrian Model Company
2010

KAMPER is awarded the GOLDENE SECURITAS prize as showcase company for occupational safety and health care in the field of metal construction.

“Goldene Securitas” award
2013

Relocation of the entire company to Tillmitsch – in the Southern Styrian region Südsteiermark – providing extended manufacturing surfaces of approx. 4.800 m².

Relocation
2014

50th company anniversary
Rafaela and Martin Kamper become the new CEOs

50 years of KAMPER & third-generation management takeover
2015

fully automatic plane storage system and combined dividing saw

Increase in machinery
2017

KAMPER has received national honours as apprenticing company

National honours as apprenticing company
2020

…mastering your project 100 % Kamper.