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Reports

SKYLOTEC presents numerous innovations at OutDoor by ISPO
12/06/2019 SKYLOTEC, Sport

SKYLOTEC presents numerous innovations at OutDoor by ISPO

SKYLOTEC has stood for innovation, the highest safety standards, and top quality Made in Germany for over 70 years. The company strives to make climbing even safer and has revolutionized the industry on multiple occasions thanks to high-end products like the RIDER 3.0 energy absorber for use at via ferrata. This product has received multiple awards and is considered the safest energy absorber on the market by far. Once again, the 2020 season has exciting highlights in store for climbing enthusiasts – and these products will make their climbing experience even safer and take their performance to a new level. Read more
The transitional period for placing PPE products on the market ends on 20 April 2019
18/04/2019 SKYLOTEC, Sport, Industrie

The transitional period for placing PPE products on the market ends on 20 April 2019

The new PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425 replaced the 30-year-old PPE Directive 89/686/EEC of 1989 on 21 April 2018. It is binding in all EU Member States. On Sunday, 21 April 2019, the transitional period for manufacturers to place on the market Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that does not meet the requirements of the Regulation, will end. Read more
SKYLOTEC supports the Non-Profit Association IWDR
19/02/2019 SKYLOTEC, Sport

SKYLOTEC supports the Non-Profit Association IWDR

Since the foundation of the association in 2008, SKYLOTEC has supported the inclusive climbing groups of the non-profit association "Ich will da rauf! e.V.". (IWDR). As an inclusion ambassador, the association is committed to the self-evident cooperation of all people. The idea of "Ich will da rauf" is easy to explain: Climbing is effective! Climbing has a positive effect on the climber's body and psyche. Climbing strengthens self-confidence, restores confidence in your own abilities and makes you fit for everyday life. Climbing is the ideal sport to complement various therapies, especially for people with disabilities. Read more
Claiming the title at the speed of light - Yannick Flohé is the new German speed climbing champion
27/07/2018 SKYLOTEC, Sport

Claiming the title at the speed of light - Yannick Flohé is the new German speed climbing champion

Last weekend at the Bergstation climbing centre in Hilden, it all came down to tenths of second. This is where the German Speed 2018 championships were held. A total of 33 climbers (14 women, 19 men) pitted their wits against the standard speed route. Read more
Precautionary Inspection Check of SKYLOTEC Via Ferrata Sets
25/05/2018 SKYLOTEC, Sport, Industrie

Precautionary Inspection Check of SKYLOTEC Via Ferrata Sets

Neuwied 29 May 2018 – The brand SKYLOTEC stands for the highest safety in industry and mountain sport and guarantees this through high standards and regular internal tests. In the critical area of via ferrata sets in particular, we aim to offer the “safest via ferrata set on the market” since we launched the “RIDER” and our quality controls at SKYLOTEC are accordingly stringent. During the routine quality check of the last batch of the SKYSAFE carabiner, we noticed that its break values are scattered, even though the hardness tests exhibited no deviations. During an enhanced sampling, erratic values were even determined in a range that is no longer standard-compliant/safety-relevant. Read more
SKYLOTEC renews its ties with a veteran climber and welcomes a new member to its team
18/04/2018 SKYLOTEC, Sport

SKYLOTEC renews its ties with a veteran climber and welcomes a new member to its team

As one of the leading manufacturers of PPE and fall protection equipment for industry and sport, SKYLOTEC is one of the big players in the business. Read more
SKYLOTEC RIDER 3.0 is presented with the OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD in GOLD
18/06/2017 SKYLOTEC, Sport, Industrie

SKYLOTEC RIDER 3.0 is presented with the OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD in GOLD

Friedrichshafen 18/06/2017: And the winner is ... SKYLOTEC has already had the pleasure of hearing these words many times in the past. This year, the company from Neuwied in Germany has once again been able to impress an independent jury with its innovative RIDER 3.0 via ferrata set with free-running cable clamp, winning the Outdoor Industry Award 2017 in GOLD in the category “Climbing equipment”. A total of 330 participants were competing for the coveted trophy, which SKYLOTEC has now been able to take home for a third time. Read more
SKYLOTEC: New capacities with ANTHRON
23/05/2016 VRC Schulungen, Permanente Absturzsysteme, Sport, Industrie

SKYLOTEC: New capacities with ANTHRON

SKYLOTEC takes over the Slovenian family-owned company ANTHRON. With this, the specialists for fall protection extend their production capacity and enlarge their product range at the same time. ANTHRON is one of the most important manufacturers and developers of special hardware and safety devices for the industrial fall protection and the sports sector. Read more
SKYLOTEC receives new ISO certification
22/05/2016 SKYLOTEC, VRC Schulungen, Permanente Absturzsysteme, Sport, Industrie

SKYLOTEC receives new ISO certification

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Marking of renewed via ferrata sets SKYSAFE II
15/04/2016 VRC Schulungen, Sport

Marking of renewed via ferrata sets SKYSAFE II

Due to a defective carabiner closure (return spring) last year, we made a recall of SKLYOTEC via ferrata sets SKYSAFE II. Affected sets can still be sent to SKYLOTEC for review. Here the sets will be checked. Should an error exist, it will be corrected immediately. Here you can find out how to recognize a renewed via ferrata set. Read more
SKYLOTEC awarded as outstanding employer
24/02/2016 VRC Schulungen, Permanente Absturzsysteme, Sport, Industrie

SKYLOTEC awarded as outstanding employer

SKYLOTEC has been awarded with the TOP JOB label for outstanding employer qualities. In a nationwide performed comparison of in total 103 medium-sized enterprises we impressed with good results. Employees at SKYLOTEC appreciate, for instance, the good working atmosphere and their various areas of operations. A strong identification with the enterprise encourages a more outwardly-oriented reflection of our core values. SKYLOTEC protect people from falling from a height. Read more
NEW: DOUBLE carabiner series facilitates left-handed and right-handed working
3/11/2015 Permanente Absturzsysteme, Sport, Industrie

NEW: DOUBLE carabiner series facilitates left-handed and right-handed working

With the DOUBLE series, SKYLOTEC presents new carabiners with twistlock and trilock closures that can be rotated by 180°. This is an optimum solution for all employees who work left-handedly or two-handedly and need to climb. Read more

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