Rapp is developing the future, but is also proud of its history. In addition to an insight into this history, you will find more information about our values and mission, our team and Rapp's international organisation on this page.
Rapp is proud of its 150-year history. We draw on the past to create the future and have learned that the sustainable existence of the company can only be achieved by working in partnership with employees, in cooperation with other institutions and companies and by continual development.
Rapp founds a construction business on Hochstrasse in Basel, at the present headquarters.
W. & J. Rapp & Cie.
The two sons Wilhelm and Joachim continue the business under the name W. & J. Rapp & Cie.
1903 – 1975
Rapp builds infrastructure
From 1903 to 1975, Rapp was mainly involved in the construction of tramways, railway tracks and motorways in Switzerland.
New holding structure - foundation of Rapp Trans
Rapp has adopted a new structure with four operating companies and a service company under one holding company. One of the four operating companies is Rapp Trans.
Foundation Rapp Trans Berlin
The foundation of Rapp Trans (DE) AG in Berlin takes place in March 2011 at Potsdamer Platz.
Toll consulting throughout Europe
The Berlin-based Rapp Trans office supports public and private sector clients in the procurement process, implementation and further development of tolling systems in Poland, Belgium, Denmark and Austria.
Technical advisor to the BMVI
The young team in Berlin wins the framework contract with the BMVI as technical advisor for the HGV toll. The contract has since been won a further two times.
Support for EETS Providers
The EETS Providers are supported by the Rapp team in Berlin in developing their EETS strategy, the implementation of DSRC systems in the DSRC toll contexts and the certification in these contexts.
Move to the new office
Rapp Trans moves from Potsdamer Platz to its new office at Reinhardtstraße 37, with the BMVI within walking distance.
First BASt contract won
Rapp Trans in Berlin wins the first BASt research project on the quality of congestion tail warning data based on floating car data.
Research on the communication of automated vehicles with other road users
In cooperation with the Technical University of Dresden, Rapp Trans is starting a research project on the topic of "Communication of automated vehicles with other road users".
Team Mobility starts
Within Rapp Trans in Berlin, a mobility team is founded and the decision is made to accelerate the development of the business field.
Car toll beginning and end
Rapp Trans Berlin supports the operator of the German car toll autoTicket in implementing the system and setting up the operator organisation until the abrupt stopping of the project by an ECJ ruling.
Shaping the environment for 125 years
It's time to celebrate!
125 years of Rapp
10 years of Rapp Trans in Germany