HTI Group

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HTI Group
IndustryRopeways, snowmaking systems, snow groomers and tracked utility vehicles, wind turbines
Key people
Anton Seeber (President)
Revenue€ 1,05 billion (2019)
Number of employees
3,800 (2019)

High Technology Industries, known as HTI Group[1] is a group of companies with its headquarters in Italy. All global players, the subsidiaries are active in the following different fields: ropeways for transporting passengers and materials, snowmaking systems, wind turbines, snow groomers and tracked utility vehicles. Around the world, the group is represented by 70 subsidiaries as well as 131 sales and service points.


Belonging to the group are the following companies with their respective business sectors:

Leitner manufactures ropeway systems for the transport of passengers in winter sports, tourism and in urban settings. These include detachable gondola lifts and chairlifts, aerial tramways, funiculars, inclined elevators and fixed-grip ski lifts. With the Agudio brand, Leitner offers solutions for rope-hauled material transport systems. The company was founded in 1888 by Gabriel Leitner in Vipiteno, Italy.
The company, based in Grenoble, France, has belonged to the HTI Group since 2000. Poma, like Leitner Ropeways, manufactures ropeways for passenger transport.
Demaclenko plans, develops, constructs and markets ready-to-use snowmaking systems. The company has been a member of the High Technology Industries (HTI) Group since 2011.
Ropeways, Snowmaking systems, Snow groomers, Wind Turbines
Leitwind develops and constructs wind turbines in the megawatt class.
Prinoth manufactures snow groomers and tracked utility vehicles for all kinds of slopes and terrain. Headquarters of the company are located in Vipiteno, South Tyrol.

Rope-hauled rail-guided vehicles with the brand name MiniMetro are also developed and constructed within the group. Examples of this system are at work in Perugia, Miami, Cairo and Pisa.


  1. ^ "The Group". Leitner Ropeways. Retrieved 27 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Leitner Ropeways
  3. ^ Demaclenko
  4. ^ Leitwind
  5. ^ Prinoth

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