Leitner Group

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LeitWind wind turbine on Reschen Pass in Mals, South Tyrol

Leitner Group is an Italian conglomerate, based in the province of South Tyrol, that owns and runs several industrial and equipment companies.

Founded in 1888, Leitner formed Leitner Group in a reorganization in 2003. As of 2012, the group employs 3,320 people.

The businesses owned and managed by the group are:

  • Leitner Ropeways. This company makes suspended cable cars, incline lifts, chairways, ropeways, and ski lifts. Its equipment runs Sjusjøen, Beitostølen in Norway; Romme Alpin in Sweden; and certain lifts in Méribel, Courchevel, and St. Martin de Belleville in France; and Verbier, Switzerland. The company's cable car system links Tung Chung in Hong Kong’s with Ngong Ping, the Ngong Ping 360.
  • Prinoth manufacturers snow groomers for use at ski and recreational areas, and all-terrain vehicles after taking over the Utility Vehicles Division of Bombardier from Camoplast
  • MiniMetro designs and builds light-rail urban transit systems. The company installed one of its systems to provide light rail service to the city of Perugia, the Minimetrò.
  • Snowstar manufactures snow-making systems.
  • Leitwind creates wind power systems.

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