Remec is based in the heart of Switzerland with a very family like organization and well known in the business of ropeways and industries in Switzerland but also Europe wide. The company offers software solutions but also services in the field of operations management for ropeways in Switzerland and international with consulting for maintenance and operations in combination with the software tool Sambesi.

Interview with Thomas Oppeneiger, Project Manager EU at Remec AG.

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

Thomas Oppeneiger: We offer Software Products for Operations and Maintenance for Ropeways, Forecasting of Passenger Frequency, Facility Management and now very new in the Portfolio we offer a digital twin of your Ski area for Planning and simulating different situations. As already mentioned, we offer the Service of Operations Management and Consulting in the Operation and Maintenance Process of Ropeways combined with our Software Sambesi.

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

T.O: Our Newest Product is Pollux, a digital Twin for your Ski area. The Twin can be adjusted and then simulate the entire day of the Ski area. You can see the Flow of the Guests, where is a shortage of Capacity and how the Parking lot will fill up. Depending on a lot of adjustable parameters you can fit it to your Ski area and then simulate.

E.E: What are the ranges of products?


  • Sambesi – Maintenance and Operations
  • Kassandra – Forecast of Passenger Frequencies
  • Si-Fama – Facility Management
  • Pollux – digital Twin of Ski area
  • Service – Technical Operations Management and Consulting

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

T.O: The market for software solutions is currently on the upswing and the demand for professional software solutions is constantly increasing.

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

T.O: The Market is getting some wind in the Sails caused by some new Provider of Software. Every Provider has its own unique Software tool. In general, companies in EU-region more and more need digital solutions and professional Software.

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

T.O: The most innovative product for sure is our Software Sambesi, with the wide Range of Modules for Maintenance and Operations.

E.E: What estimations do you have for 2023?

T.O: Our Estimations for 2023 is the more growing need for Software Solutions in the Sector of the Ropeways and Cable cars.