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We keep you informed of what is happening at Gilgen Door Systems. Product innovations - reference projects in Switzerland and other countries.


The door opener for the pioneering project

Grand-Lancy is the new gateway to the city of Geneva. For the Pont-Rouge business park, Gilgen forms the backbone with various gate, sliding door and swing door operators.


Health in the centre

Espace Santé is a centre for out-of-hospital services for the neighbouring Hôpital Riviera-Chablais in the canton of Vaud. Gilgen delivered a variable portfolio and range of services for this project.


New partnership with the Italian BMP Group

Gilgen Door Systems and the BMP Group have concluded an intensified partnership agreement.


Installation on the move

Switzerland's largest shopping centre is currently being completely redesigned. Gilgen Door Systems is right in the middle of it: a total of 50 new door systems have been and will be installed in the Glattzentrum by 2022.


The path is open to charm and nostalgia

The Polybahn is a Zurich landmark. In cooperation with cabin builder CWA, Gilgen was able to convert and renovate the 16 door systems.


New doors open at 1517 metres above sea level

Meglisalp lies in the middle of the Appenzell foothills - helicopter operations were necessary to install the new Gilgen sliding doors in the gently renovated mountain inn.


Maximum security for Uttigen

After three years of planning and just under one year of implementation, Gilgen installed a new airlock control system at the Uttigen ammunition depot.


The breakthrough: 100’000 services

The 145 Gilgen service technicians in Switzerland complete around 450 service units every day. Recently, the 100’000 mark was broken.


A safety concept for the lighthouse project

Energypolis, a unique campus with over 1’000 work and study places, is currently being built in Sion. Gilgen is also right in the middle of it with its cutting-edge technology.


Our new corporate film has arrived!

"Open - Close, a simple thing". But there is much more behind it: functionality, design, innovative strength and our passion for doors and gates. Find out in 2 minutes who we are, what we do and what is important to us.


Training and further education is our concern

Our new training centre, the Gilgen Academy, was opened in Utzenstorf on 1 April.


Gilgen participate in Russian Company


High architectural and safety standards

From airlocks to SRS gates, sliding doors to speed gates - Gilgen is at the forefront of the new Zurich Police and Justice Centre (PJZ).


A large quantity of sliding doors

The steepest rack railway in the world leads up Lucerne's local mountain, Mount Pilatus. Eight new railcars are currently being produced and will be delivered by mid-2023 – with sliding doors and control systems from Gilgen.


Gilgen doors also open in Istanbul

Together with our Turkish sales partner Monador, we installed over 200 doors for the new "BHT Clinic Istanbul Tema Hospital". The clinic offers cutting-edge medical technology and treatments at the highest level in over 40 medical fields.



Even though we are still in the depths of winter, we are already working on projects with a summer feel. The Alaïa Bay surf pool in Sion opens its Gilgen doors in April 2021 and offers a unique surfing experience in the middle of the Valais Alps. We are proud to be a partner in this unique project - the first of its kind in Europe.


Gilgen Doors in the mountains of Grindelwald

Contract won for the interior and exterior doors in the design hotel.