HABEGGER Maschinenfabrik Ltd. is a globally successful provider of wire rope hoists and accessories. All products are manufactured in compliance with the latest standards and under a certified quality management system. The company is the most dedicated provider when it comes to comprehensive counsel, concepts, services, engineering or assembly. The products they craft for cableways, construction, offshore applications and various industries legitimately display the „Swiss Quality” hallmark.

Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company?

HABEGGER: HABEGGER’s range of products and services is diverse and covers all sorts of lifting and handling equipment. HABEGGER also sees itself as a service provider. The creed is: Everything from a single source. The in-house know-how covers products and services for personal protection equipment, manufacturing, maintenace, repair, service and engineering. The company also develops digital innovations, such as the HABEGGER Safety System (HSS) for a greater customer benefit.

E.E: What’s the news for 2020 about new products?

HABEGGER: The new HABEGGER showpiece product is the HIT-TRAC neo (new engine options) is based on the well-proven HIT-TRAC which allows load to be lifted and lowered smoothly in difficult situations at the press of a button. Such work will in the future be made even easier by the HIT-TRAC neo because it incorporates two decisive technological innovations: It has an intelligent control system and is about 13 kg lighter due to a new drive with the same performance and therefore much easier to transport.

E.E: What are the ranges of traded products?

HABEGGER: An optimized blend of tradition and functionality: Our HABEGGER manuel wire rope hoists HIT, HABEGGER motor-driven rope pulling machines HIT-TRAC, accessories, a huge range of different ropes, chains; a whole range of Personal Saftey Equipement of the brands SKYLOTEC, TRACTEL and PETZL,

E.E: At what stage is the market where you are currently active?

HABEGGER: The market ist still quite stable. Our services are slightly affected by the current corona crisis. Delivery delayes can be expected.

E.E: What can you tell us about market trends?

HABEGGER: Market trends are technologically and ecologically intelligent solutions by using minimal recources. Designing and optimizing working processes.

E.E: What are the most innovative products marketed?

HABEGGER: Products which are lighter, made of alternative material, with load control opens new horizons such as our HIT TRAC neo.

E.E: What estimations do you have for 2020?

HABEGGER: 2020 will definitely be a challenging year, but we are confident about the future and expect a moderate growth.

HABEGGER Maschinenfabrik AG

Mittlere Strasse 66, CH-3600 Thun Switzerland

www.habegger-hit.ch