Who we are

Short profile:

•Foundation of GIS AG

•Number of employees
Approximately 100, 18 of them are apprentices

•Product portfolio
Electric chain hoists, crane systems, travelling cranes, slewing cranes, vacuum-handling systems

•Production and development site
Schötz, Canton of Lucerne

Industry, entertainment industry, wind-power industry, agriculture

•Export markets
Subsidiary in Germany since 1966
Principal markets Europe, North America, Asia, Australia

•Export share
approx. 60 %

Our values

GIS AG - swiss lifting solutions

As a Swiss manufacturer with a highly automated production we represent the Swiss location. High functionality, long life and robustness of our products help our customers to avoid operational interruptions, which can cause high additional costs. With our own development and design department, we ensure long-term innovation power. Suppliers from Switzerland and its neighbouring countries guarantee delivery reliability and a constant high quality which we demand.

We have been developing and manufacturing electric chain hoists for more than 50 years. By now, we have the 4th generation of products. Over decades, numerous special versions for the requirements in a wide range of market segments have been implemented, such as the entertainment industry or the wind-power industry. Hundreds of thousands of GIS electric chain hoists are in use worldwide - stationary or mobile - indoors or outdoors.

From project planning to installation, we support our customers with advice and assistance. As a system supplier of complete crane systems, we can cope with specific customer demands. Our customers particularly value the variety of accessories and options that we can offer. Our high product quality and readiness to deliver make us a reliable and competent partner worldwide.

Our presence around the world