We keep you informed of what is happening at Gilgen Door Systems. Product innovations - reference projects in Switzerland and other countries.
Gilgen «ski-rowdies» make the slopes unsafe
Ski race of the Bernese construction industry 2023
Gilgen FD 10-F fire safety door drive unit
Just 70 mm high, also suitable for fire-prevention applications
Sierre-Crans-Montana funicular railway opens
Switzerland's longest funicular will be in operation again on Sunday
Apprenticeship graduation 2022 - congratulations!
We are very pleased that all our apprentices have successfully passed their final apprenticeship exams.
Bike to work 2022
Eight teams took part in the bike to work challenge for Gilgen this year - 71% of the working days in the month of May were done by bike!
At the finish of the first stage
Resurrection in the Vaud Alps: the monumental Hotel Villars Palace finally reopens its doors at the end of June.
The cleanroom certificate as a gate opener
The market for cleanrooms is generally difficult to penetrate, especially in the area of doors. This requires efforts on a wide variety of levels, including certifications.
4,444 kilometres across the Pacific in a rowing boat
The Thun team of four has registered for the Pacific Challenge with their boat "Little SWISS LADY" as Ocean's 4. The start is on 12 June 2023 in Monterey, California. The finish line is 4,444 kilometres away, in Kauai, Hawaii.
In the lively Heros district of Amsterdam, 119 spacious and energy-efficient flats were recently completed. With a sophisticated access system - including our FD20 door drives mechanism
Fantastic conditions at the Building Ski Event in the Bernese Oberland
A gold medal for the Gilgen Ski Rowdies
An appetite for high-quality door solutions
From Winterthur Grüze to Zizers and Embrach: when Mc Donald's opens its doors, Gilgen delivers its high-quality fire protection, sliding and folding doors.
Gilgen takes over the activities of Fatoris Brandschutz GmbH
As part of a succession solution, Gilgen has taken over the business of Fatoris Brandschutz GmbH with effect from 1 January 2022.
Gilgen in Germany continues to grow
With effect from 1 January 2022, Gilgen Door Systems Germany GmbH in Bühl will take over the business operations of Hagemann Automatische Türsysteme GmbH in Freigericht and Pabst Automa-tische Türsysteme GmbH in Siegen, including all employees.
Flying high to the Lej de la Pêsch
At first glance, the initial situation sounds simple and clear: installation of a double-wing sliding door in an Engadine restaurant. The problem; the Lej de la Pêsch is at 2’750 m above sea level and it is the end of November.
Good views all around
When the ten sliding doors with side panels from Gilgen open, the brand new Dixence Resort in the Val d'Hérens offers a phenomenal view of the Grande-Dixence dam and the Dent Blanche Alpine panorama.
A mountain full of challenges
The Skyway gondola lift in the ski resort of Courmayeur (I) at the foot of Mont Blanc is considered the most spectacular mountain lift in Europe.
The cube is meant to please
VOI Cube is a walk-in vending machine from the Migros Aare cooperative that will be installed at ten different locations in the Mittelland during a test phase. Open the sliding door for the smallest shopping paradise far and wide.
Door installation during existing operation
Gilgen has been supplying door and gate solutions for Bernmobil, the Bernese public transport company, for many years. Recently, a total of five different systems were designed and installed - during ongoing operations.
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.