List of aerial lift manufacturers

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This is a list of the current and former aerial lift manufacturers.

Current[edit]

Former[edit]

  • American Steel and Wire
  • Australasian Ropeway – Australia, manufactured chairlifts in the 1960s and 1970s
  • De Pretis
  • Giovanola
  • GMD Mueller – Switzerland, founded in 1947, closed in 1992
  • Hamilton – New Zealand, the Hamilton Model B was the standard nutcracker tow across NZ and Australia in the 1950s and 1960s
  • Lift Engineering – United States, also known as Yan Lift, founded in 1965, closed in 1996
  • Marchisio - Italy, bought by CCM Finotello in 1993
  • McCallum – Australia, manufactured T-bars and chairlifts in the 1960s and 1970s
  • Murray-Latta – Canada
  • Pohlig-Heckel-Bleichert
  • Pullman-Berry
  • Riblet – United States, founded in 1908, closed in 2003
  • Roebling
  • Sakgiproshakht - Soviet Georgian institute founded in 1946 in Chiatura and later moved to Tbilisi. Till 1990 was in charge of developing and implementing almost 95% of cable cars built inof former Soviet Union Republics.
    • Geospectrans - Tbilisi situated division of "Sakgiproshakht" now in charge of reparing and renovating Soviet time cable cars in Georgia.
    • Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing - Manufacturing cabins for "Sakgiproshakht" developed ropeways from 1946 to 1990. Now in charge of replacing old cabins with the new ones keeping same design in Georgia.
  • Stemag
  • Streiff
  • Swoboda
  • Wito
  • Wopfner – Austria, founded in 1952, closed in 1996
  • Yac – France, manufactured platter lifts

Acquired by Doppelmayr Garaventa Group[edit]

  • Girak – Austria, half sold to Garaventa in 1996, remainder sold to Doppelmayr Garaventa in 2002
  • Hölzl – Italy, founded in 1945, merged with Agamatic and Doppelmayr Lana to form Doppelmayr Italia in 2002
    • Agamatic – Italy, founded in 1981 as a joint venture between Hölzl and Doppelmayr Lana, merged in 2002
  • Küpfer – Switzerland, founded in 1948, merged with Garaventa in 1985
  • Partek – United States, founded in 1996, sold to Doppelmayr CTEC in 2005
    • Borvig – United States, closed in 1993, rights sold to Partek
  • Städeli – Switzerland, sold to Doppelmayr in 1991
  • Thiokol – United States, ropeway division closed in 1977, sold to CTEC in 1978
  • Von Roll – Switzerland, ropeway division sold to Doppelmayr in 1996
    • Hall Ski-Lift – United States, founded in 1954, merged with Von Roll in 1982

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leitner-Poma & Skytrac - 2 Companies Become 1 Mission". Skytrac. Retrieved 24 July 2016. 

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