Office Glossary

Office Glossary

Office Glossary
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Company Address     

Dussmann Service Deutschland GmbH
Friedrichstraße 90
10117 Berlin
Fon +49 (0)30 / 20 25 - 0

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Authorized Representatives

Managing Directors: <Hartmut Engler, Harald Fischer, Michael Jasper, Michael Klünder, Volker Rattmann, Chris Schmidt



Trade Register

Amtsgericht Berlin-Charlottenburg
Trade Register Number: HR B 127152

Registered Office


VAT Identification Number

DE 162463073


Conception, Design and Technical Execution

Linienstraße 153
10115 Berlin


Dussmann Stiftung & Co. KGaA, Berlin


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