Established in 1961, RIB is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany and listed in Prime Standard Frankfurt Stock Exchange in 2011. Since its inception, RIB Software SE has been the pioneer in construction innovation, exploring and bringing in new technology, new thinking and new working methods to enhance construction productivity. The company transfers digital transformation experience of other industries such as automotive industry to the building and construction industries. In the era of Industry 4.0, RIB has availed itself of the most modern technologies and created iTWO 4.0, the world’s first cloud-based 5D BIM enterprise platform to digitalize and transform the industry.
With a strong focus on innovation and future orientation, over 1,000 talents are serving in more than 30 RIB offices around the world. Experienced experts and young professionals from different cultures and backgrounds collaborate closely to provide transformative software products, innovative thinking and professional services in a global prospect. RIB has a strong R&D team of experts across Germany, China, USA and Australia, which enables sustainable product investment and enhancements, keeping clients at the forefront of engineering, infrastructure and construction technology.
RIB is serving 15,000 international clients including construction contractors, developers, owners, government departments, and investors in the field of building construction, infrastructure, and EPC sector, etc. iTWO technology is used in over 50 Billion USD projects every year.
RIB is running together with construction visionaries to transform the building and construction industry to the most advanced industry in the world and create the next generation of living culture in the world.
The mission of RIB was written into iTWO Manifesto which was first signed by top visionaries of the construction industry in iTWO World 2013 in Hong Kong to show their commitment in the construction transformation journey. Every year the growing iTWO community signs the iTWO Manifesto to keep on the revolution and advance the industry.
Corporate Strategy 2000 to 2009 Chairman of the Supervisory Board Member of the Executive Board since December, 2009
Corporate Finance, M&A, Sales Germany Member of the Executive Board since 2002
Corporate R&D, Technology & Innovation Member of the Executive Board since September, 2015
Group Sales & Operations Member of the Executive Board since 2017
In 1961, Professor Dr.-Ing. Volker Hahn founded the computing institute for the construction industry together with Professors Leonhardt and Bornscheuer sponsored by the Ministry of Economics of the state of Baden-Württemberg, and developed the first programme chains for electronic calculation of bridges and road design. The institute is RIB Software SE. Since the early seventies, the name RIB has stood for efficient construction management and its software was used all over Germany. Now with over 50 years’ experience in construction software technologies, RIB continuously renovates its software to serve the global construction market and help building and construction companies to stand at the forefront of Industry 4.0.