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History – Continuous growth


  • Introducing new microsite for 30th anniversary 


  • Change in business names of companies in Austria, Bulgaria, further companies in Serbia and first companies in Poland. 


  • Change in business names of companies in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and first companies in Serbia
  • An online tool to continuously monitor the movement of winter maintenance technology in Bratislava introduced
  • The year 2016 brought the highest ever achieved sales and net income in the Group history. The Group sales reached almost 386 M€ and grew by more than 3% compared to previous year.


  • fcc%20env%20horiz%20-%20full%20colourStarting rebranding process from .A.S.A. to FCC Environment CEE
  • The group has generated sales of 373,9 Mil €, with a 20,5 Mil € or 6% improvement on the previous year´s sales. The net income was the best in the Group´s history.
  • Introducing new services in Serbia – maintenance of green areas


  • Appointment of the new CEO, Mr. Björn Mittendorfer


  • Restructuring measures in .A.S.A. Group for a competitive market positionasa25yearsen%20final
  •  25th anniversary and presence on the CEE market


  • 20th company anniversary in Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • Start of textile collection in Czech Republic and Slovakia


  • .A.S.A. continues in its growth despite the crisis. Almost 4.500 employees contributed to the revenues of 377M. .A.S.A. CZ contributes 44% of turnover and surpassed last year’s performance by 10%. 40% growth rates in Bulgaria and Serbia are particularly encouraging.
  • .A.S.A. Graz receives the ÖKOPROFIT Award.


  • New historical high as revenues increased by 14% to 356M€ and targets are exceeded by 10%.
  • Third time in three years .A.S.A. is awarded with the title “Business Superbrand” in Hungary.
  • First Place Award for activities in the field of waste management and the Trophy of Excellence for presence in the first three places at the top over the past five years for .A.S.A. in Romania.


  • Best turnover development in history with revenues increased by 2% from 308 to 313M€, thereof 212 M€ from international activities
  • Opening of the first .A.S.A. incinerator in Zistersdorf (A) on 14.05.
  • Appointment of a new CEO; Mr Petr Vokřál, as of 1.11.
  • Renaming of .A.S.A. Scheele EOOD to .A.S.A. Bulgaria EOOD


  • Closing of an M&A project in Bulgaria for acquiring of 100% of “Scheele Bulgaria EOOD”, one of the biggest waste management companies in Bulgaria in June
  • 20th company anniversary
  • Continuous solid growth with revenues increased by 12% from 275 to 308 M€ whereof 211M€ are generated by international activities


  • Turnover develops by organic growth to 275M€, representing 22% growth
  • Start of construction works at the incinerator in Zistersdorf (A)
  • Business development succeeds in Lithuania and Serbia and results in foundation of first subsidiaries


  • Decision to erect the first .A.S.A. waste-to-energy-plant in Zistersdorf (A)
  • Acquiring of a company in Zarbze pushes market penetration in Poland
  • Group revenues increases to 226M€ by organic growth and acquisitions


  • fcc_citizen%20services_verticalOpening of the first alternative-fuel plant in Gyál (HU)
  • FCC (FOMENTO DE CONSTRUCCIONES Y CONTRATAS, S.A.), a stock-exchange listed construction and service group from Spain became sole shareholder of .A.S.A.
  • .A.S.A. continues to grow by 13% and increases its results in spite of the M&A process


  • New production facilities in Halbenrain, Himberg and Tainach (A)
  • Start of rail transport for services in Himberg (A)
  • Extension of production capacities of the RDF (alternative fuel) plants in Brno and Prague (CZ)
  • Take-over of waste business activities from Lobbe, Wölger and Peinhopf in Austria
  • .A.S.A. Austria generates largest sales increase in history


  • Opening of the first mechanical-biological treatment plant in Halbenrain (A)
  • Start of operation of the first modern landfill in Arad (RO)


  • Opening of the location in Brno, southern Moravia 


  • Initial activities in southern Poland (Kraków)
  • Opening of the HQ in Himberg (A)


  • Construction of the large location site in Brno (CZ)
  • More than 1.000 employees inat .A.S.A. International


  • Market leader for hazardous waste handling in Austria through 50% share in the company Killer
  • Preparation of market entry in former Yugoslavia


  •  Market leader in Czech Republic and Slovakia


  • .A.S.A. is awarded with a major contamination clean-up project of a landfill site: “Kiener Deponie” (A)
  • Successful conclusion of the restructuring measures in Austria and continuous strong expansion into Eastern Europe


  •  First time employing more than 1.000 employees


  • Overcapacities and collapsing prices on the Austrian waste market forced .A.S.A. to implement restructuring measures
  • The first .A.S.A. owned landfill site in Slovakia


  • Successful market development resulting in more than ten operational subsidiaries in Eastern Europe


  •  EDF (Eléctricité de France) is new shareholder of .A.S.A.


  • First subsidiary in Slovakia
  • Large-scale sorting plant put into operation in Asten near Linz (A)


  • Renaming of the company to .A.S.A. (Abfall Service Austria)asa%20logo_200px_sirka_transparent
  • Initial business activities in Brno (CZ) and Debrecen (HU)


  •  Market expansion into eastern Austria


  • Established by ÖIAG (Austrian industry-holding stock corporation) as SEH (Sonderabfall-Entsorgung Holding)
  • First acquisition of the Schöffel Group with Halbenrain landfill and an engineering company in November 1988
What about our history? The site gives us all the answers.

What about our history? The site gives us all the answers.

On May 4th 2018, FCC Environment CEE is launching a new microsite ( focussing on the milestones of our history. The new microsite maps the successful 30...
FCC Environment CEE Results 2017: Fit like never before

FCC Environment CEE Results 2017: Fit like never before

Celebrating 30 years in the market, FCC Environment CEE is getting fitter and fitter every year. The results of 2017 have beaten the previous period with external sales...

FCC Environment CEE Group in FACTS and FIGURES

Over 1.250 trucks and special vehicles

Over 1,300.000 containers and bins

95 collection yards

18 transfer stations

28 sorting plants

13 RDF (alternative fuels treatment) and/or splitting plants

4 mechanical biological treatment plants

21 composting, solidification and biodegradation plants

27 landfills

1 waste-to-energy-plant for household and commercial waste

1 incineration facility for hazardous waste

4,6 mil residents served

4 mil t/a of waste processed

8 countries

50.200 industrial clients

Partner of 1.315 municipalities

21 joint-ventures with municipalities

more than 0,57mil t/a SRM handled

200 GWh/a generated by W2E plants and landfills cogeneration units

4.120 km of streets cleaned

640 hectares of green areas maintained 

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