Top Management

OTTO DÖRNER is a forward-looking, modern company with a long tradition. We focus on continuity and continuous development, for our customers and our company.

f.l.: Rainer Pape, Oliver Dörner, Enno Simonis

“As a reliable and long-term partner, we provide our customers with advanced services. I want to offer our employees a safe, interesting and performance-enhancing work environment.”

Oliver Dörner, Managing Partner

Family tradition

OTTO DÖRNER is a family business whose success has always been built on longevity and sustainability, and continues to do so. We work on lasting success and not on short-term strategies.

L.: Klaus Dörner, Oliver Dörner, Horst Dörner


  • 2023

    Today, OTTO DÖRNER is a third-generation family business with a turnover of more than € 255 million a year and employs around 1,150 people. Every day, 300 trucks at 35 locations in northern Germany are in use for our customers.

  • 2017

    Development of the new mining area Klecken-Weberkuhlen. The connection to the Hittfeld plant takes place via its own bridge over the track of the German Federal Railroad.

  • 2016

    Commissioning of the landfill of class 0 in Consrade. Combined with the gravel pit, the landfill, the recycling station and the siding, we offer our customers in the area of West-Mecklenburg a very comprehensive range of services.

  • 2014

    In September 2014, our new sand washing plant in Nützen was officially opened by OTTO DÖRNER Kies und Deponien. The modern system makes it possible, with the help of a sophisticated but simple technology, to produce different qualities as needed.

  • 2012

    Expansion of the commercial waste sorting plant of OTTO DÖRNER Entsorgung GmbH to increase the sorting depth and the quality of the end products. Various components have been added, such as screening machines, air separators and iron / non-ferrous separators.

  • 2010

    Expansion of the business area to Hanover through the acquisition of a Hanoverian disposal company.

  • 2009

    Start of the first section of the landfill of class I in Hittfeld.

  • 2008

    In September 2008, the new waste sorting plant of OD Entsorgung GmbH goes into Operation.

  • 2003

    The city of Kiel awards OTTO DÖRNER the order for the municipal disposal.

  • 1999

    Mr. Oliver Dörner enters his father’s company in 3rd Generation.

  • 1995

    Entry into the trade in waste paper and waste plastic.

  • 1990

    Purchase of over 1000 hectares of gravel in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

  • 1983

    The city of Hamburg grants permission for the sorting of construction waste at the Lederstraße Location.

  • 1974

    Expansion of business operations around the earthworks and gravel plants business units. Purchase of a gravel pit in Hittfeld (about 85 ha).

  • 1971

    With the relocation of the company from Wedel to Hamburg into Lederstraße continued the company’s success story. There are already 70 employees working for the company. At this time the Elbtunnel is not finished yet.

  • 1954

    Mr. Horst Dörner joins his father’s company as a third employee after completing his training as a car mechanic.

  • 1925

    Founding of the trucking business by the entrepreneur Otto Dörner. The picture was taken in the 1960s.