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LEITNER ropeways, Brennerstraße 34, 39049 Sterzing, Italy
Maurizio Todesco
Tel +39 0472 722115
Mobile number +39 335 7722259
maurizio.todesco@leitner-ropeways.com
Daniela Innerhofer
Tel +39 0472 722 444
daniela.innerhofer@leitner-ropeways.com

LEITNER ropeways excites winter sports enthusiasts and solves urban traffic problems

LEITNER ropeways is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of ropeway systems. It offers high-tech solutions, innovative design, top quality, and functionality, thus paving the way for convenient and environmentally friendly passenger transport. LEITNER ropeways’ product range includes detachable gondola and chairlifts as well as aerial tramways, funicular ropeways, material ropeways, inclined elevators, and fixed-grip ski lifts. The company is part of the High Technology Industries (HTI) Group. LEITNER ropeways provides technological excellence worldwide in all kinds of areas of application, ranging from winter sports through to urban passenger transport.

The latest projects in winter sports highlight the increasing trend toward excellent ride comfort and modern design. For example, the stylish gondolas melodiously christened “Symphony” designed by Pininfarina, probably the most famous vehicle designer in the world, takes winter sports enthusiasts up to the Stubai Glacier with the new tricable Eisgratbahn gondola lift. From 2018, these gondolas will be part of the highest tricable gondola lift in the world on Klein Matterhorn, at an altitude of almost 4,000 meters above sea level. Three new chairlifts are to be equipped with the exclusive LEITNER Premium Chairs which are based on expertise from the automotive industry and come with real leather seats.

Important facts about the group

Financial year Turnover Mio. € Investments in research Employees
2015 726 21 Mio. € 3.147
2014 694 23 Mio. € 3.143
2013 703 21,5 Mio. € 3.195
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LEITNER DirectDrive

31.01.2017 - CD8C Burgstallalmbahn, Schladming, AT

LEITNER DirectDrive

31.01.2017 - CD8C Burgstallalmbahn, Schladming, AT

Four new systems in Norway and Sweden

04.11.2016 - CD6C Skihytta Ekspress, Trysil, NO (©Ola Matsson)

Four new systems in Norway and Sweden

04.11.2016 - CD6C Hamrafjället, Tänndalen, SE

Four new systems in Norway and Sweden

04.11.2016 - CD6 Stöten, Stöten, SE

Four new systems in Norway and Sweden

04.11.2016 - CD8 Kungsliften, Kungsberget, SE

The longest tricable gondola lift in the Alps

24.10.2016 - 3S Eisgratbahn, Stubaier Gletscher, AT (©Stubaier Gletscher)

The longest tricable gondola lift in the Alps

24.10.2016 - 3S Eisgratbahn, Stubaier Gletscher, AT (©Stubaier Gletscher)

LEITNER ropeways - Innovation since 1888

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The world's highest 3S gondola lift on the Klein Matterhorn

Project video TD28 Trockener Steg - Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, Zermatt, CH

15 years of success for LEITNER Drive solutions

LEITNER Drive Solutions - Nobody has more experience

Longest suspended belt conveyor in the world

Longest suspended belt conveyor in the world