The early years of the company occurred in 1909-1910, on the eve of the Great War...
Edgard Frankignoul establishes the Cie Internationale des Pieux Armés Frankignoul, after the patent of the first Franki pile in 1909.
2.458 piles under the Residence Palace in Brussels.
Franki has 34 subsidiaries or license holders in the world.
Development of new techniques: Atlas piles, turning grab for bored piles...
First diaphragm wall in Belgium: Berlaymont and Louise tunnel.
Franki operates in 44 countries around the world on emblematic buildings including Johannesburg and Rio de Janeiro cities or Sydney opera house.
End of the global story. Investors continue foundations activities as Franki Geotechnics B (BE) and Franki Grondtechnieken (NL).
Franki Foundations Group has subsidiaries in France, the Netherlands and United Kingdom; and is active in Congo and Russia.
BESIX takes over Franki Foundations.
Franki Foundations opens new offices in Rotterdam, London and Paris, and has licensees in Luxemburg, Qatar and UAE.
Atlas Fondations and Franki Foundations secure major work on Le Grand Paris Express, with important investment in cutter equipment.
Acquisition of Martello Piling in the UK. Martello first entered the UK market in 2002 offering a revolutionary new piling technique called "the Martello Technique"
Franki UK and Martello secure and deliver their largest project to date, 57 Whitehall, installing 604 piles to support the redevelopment of Churchill's Old War Office.
Martello launch two new bespoke piling rigs: the MP6002 and MP4004.