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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.


In ice and wind

A new railway on the Matterhorn


Gilgen took part

Grand Prix Bern


Modern, bright, air-conditioned: New offices in Gland


Catar juntos whisky de hielo

Evento en Asia y el Pacífico


Impressions from BAU Munich


Learning to fly


Off to BAU 2023


Visita francesa en Schwarzenburg


Golden sounds echo through Vitznau


Opening Celebration first Swiss Bike Park

Swissness connects Gilgen and Thömus


Gilgen «ski-rowdies» make the slopes unsafe

Ski race of the Bernese construction industry 2023


Satisfied guests at our security event with Glutz on 31.1.23


Gilgen continues expansion course and takes over Copas Systèmes SAS


A new star is on its way


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


Ready for the coming ski season


Opened and closed. Three million times.

Our new high-endurance sliding door drive units.


Our new SL 45 sliding door drive system is now available


Welcome to Gilgen!


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.


Flying high in Bergen

The famous Fløibanen funicular has been thoroughly modernised.


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.


New strategic partnership with Glutz AG Solothurn


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.


Why things are running a little slower at the Gotthard


Free entry

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.


Our corporate film

"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.


«A simple thing»

Shortlist nomination for our corporate film


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.


Swing door drive units on the water


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.


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.