Founded in 1960 as a "Büro Beratender Ingenieure für Technische Ausrüstung", the origins of CANZLER as a company date back more than 150 years. Nowadays we see ourselves as an experienced overall structural engineering service provider who oversees projects with an average total annual volume of € 250 million. From general and building planning, the planning of technical plant and equipment, facility managment as well as complex project management assignments, CANZLER nowadays provides a wide range of in-house consulting, planning and management services. We act at all times as equals with our clients and put together our teams to suit the size of each project. This way we deliver customized solutions to our clients – swiftly and reliably.
Environmental & Supply Technologies Engineer, Facilities Manager
Graduate architect and economic engineer
Graduate architect and economic engineer
Supply technology engineering graduate
For 40 years Bertram Canzler played a pivotal role in determining and shaping its development and success of CANZLER. He took over his position as Managing Partner in 1979 and resigned end of 2018. Until today Bertram Canzler acts as an advisor to the management team of CANZLER.
The son of the company's founder worked as an engineer specializing in consulting, planning, building surveillance, and major project management. He coordinated overall projects, in particular the technical plant and equipment across all trades, and was responsible for optimizing project execution. He worked on more than 40 publications since 1980 in German and international trade journals and books. Until today he is Member of and active in 20 national and international associations.
At CANZLER engineers, architects, FM consultants and real estate economists work on our interdisciplinary teams handling challenging consulting, planning, and management assignments. Team spirit and communication among equals - these principles cut across all age groups and levels of experience to define our corporate culture as the basis of how we work together. The success of our company and the motivation of our employees depend on this.
CANZLER has been growing continuously since its foundation in 1960. In addition to continuous organic growth, we have extended our competencies in recent years by integrating companies in order to offer our comprehensive services to our customers at all locations. All essential information about our company history can be found in our timeline.
Geheimer Oberbaurat Carl Adolf Canzler
Architect and monument conservator as Saxony's "Oberlandbaumeister" or Senior State Architect in Dresden
Geheimer Oberbau- und Ministerialrat Conrad Canzler (son of Carl Adolf Canzler)
Architect, Saxony's "Landbaumeister" and Privy Councilor in Zwickau, Leipzig, Chemnitz and Dresden
"Rublic & Canzler Ingenieure" founded
in Dresden by Georg Canzler and Rudolf Rublic
"Bertram Canzler - Beratender Ingenieur VBI" founded
in Oberhausen by Bertram Canzler Sr., the company later relocated to Mülheim an der Ruhr
Change of name to "Canzler Ingenieure GmbH"
Bertram Canzler Jr. Joins the company
Dresden office founded
Berlin office founded
Frankfurt office founded
Partnership with SOCOTEC
International collaboration: CANZLER becomes a member of the SOCOTEC Group.
Erfurt office founded
Munich office founded
Change of name to "Canzler GmbH"
Hamburg office founded
Integration of Pielok Marquardt Architekten
Expansion of the range of services offered to create a single-source provider of structural engineering planning services
Development of the Canzler franchise concept
First franchise in Stuttgart: 3BS Beratungsgruppe Bau und Betrieb
Pielok Marquardt - Architecture by Canzler
In July 2019, the architecture firm pielok|marquardt from Offenbach, in which we have held a majority stake since 2017, was completely merged with CANZLER GmbH.
Takeover Engineering Office Tesch GmbH
Sustainable strengthening of the electrical engineering planning division within CANZLER GmbH through participation in Ingenieurbüro Tesch GmbH.
Takeover Huber Lischka GmbH
Expansion of expertise in the field of architecture and general planning at the Munich location.
Takeover Zickler+Jakob Planungen GmbH (MEP)
Our Munich location is developing into a comprehensive planning office through a further takeover.
Takeover Höhlich & Schmotz Architects
With the integration of the architecture firm HÖHLICH & SCHMOTZ, CANZLER doubles its architectural capacities and expands its nationwide presence with two additional locations in Hanover and Mainz to a total of ten.