Swiss quality and performance since 1961
Gilgen Door Systems AG is a supplier of drive devices and complete configurations for door, gate and wall systems. The company, which was founded in 1961, has its headquarters in the Swiss town of Schwarzenburg. Gilgen's worldwide workforce of around a thousand employees is dedicated to ensuring the maximum availability of the company’s automatic systems. Gilgen Door Systems operates via representative sales and service partners in the key markets of Europe, Asia and elsewhere overseas, and also runs subsidiaries and wholly owned customer-service centres in Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Austria and Hong Kong.
Gilgen’s internationally tried-and-tested drive systems, its widely recognised quality assurance system certified to ISO 9001 standards and the company’s market-oriented approach to innovation all help to make Gilgen Door Systems one of the world’s leading suppliers of drive systems and complete turnkey solutions. Since 2011, Gilgen Door Systems AG has formed part of the Nabtesco Group, a global supplier of systems and components. Quoted on the Japanese stock exchange, the company is based in Tokyo.
Gilgen Door Systems UK
With a state-of-the art manufacturing centre in Alfreton, Derbyshire our UK subsidiary has built considerable expertise in the door automation industry over the last 50 years. Offering a comprehensive range of high quality products and services, UK design and build capability and exceptional after-sales support Gilgen Door Systems UK (GDUK) offers a total solution from the initial design and manufacture of door systems to installation, commissioning, maintenance, repairs and upgrades.
With the introduction of BS EN16005 standards governing automatic door safety, the Equality Act and Document M of building regulations amongst others, GDUK provides support and guidance to help specifiers meet all prevailing legislative standards. Our highly trained sales and technical support teams provide the right advice ensuring accurate specification to meet any design challenge.
As members of the ADSA (Automatic Door Suppliers Association) our engineers are trained to BS EN16005 standards and CSCS qualified. Through an extensive national service operation we maintain all makes and types of equipment nationwide and offer planned maintenance agreements suited to customers needs.