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With “ActSafe RCX” SKYLOTEC offers flexible applications for rescue teams
10/11/2020 Industry, SKYLOTEC

With “ActSafe RCX” SKYLOTEC offers flexible applications for rescue teams

In January 2020, SKYLOTEC, the market leader for evacuation and rescue equipment and one of the world's leading brands for fall arrest equipment, acquired the world market leader for motor-driven power ascenders - Actsafe AB in Sweden. With the "Actsafe RCX", the company is now presenting a new development: a battery-operated power ascender specially developed for rescue operations. For search and rescue teams from the fire brigade, disaster relief, mountain rescue or emergency services, the device facilitates the transport of people and loads in areas that are difficult to access. The "Actsafe RCX" is quickly ready for use and offers flexible deployment options for rope-based rescue. Continue reading → Read more
SKYLOTEC is main sponsor of “Grimpday” Rope rescue competition
07/10/2020 Industry, SKYLOTEC

SKYLOTEC is main sponsor of “Grimpday” Rope rescue competition

The “Grimpday” is an international challenge that brings together rescue teams from all around the world. It is currently considered to be the largest and most popular rope rescue competition in the world.  SKYLOTEC is now supporting the competition as main sponsor. As the world's leading brand for rescue and evacuation devices as well as motor-driven power ascenders, the company has consistently developed its expertise in the field of hardware over the past few years and presented new solutions for rope-based accesses and rescue. Continue reading → Read more
Precautionary inspection check SKYLOTEC climbing harness SAM 2.0
23/09/2020 Sport, SKYLOTEC

Precautionary inspection check SKYLOTEC climbing harness SAM 2.0

Neuwied 23.09.2020 - SKYLOTEC stands for the highest level of safety in industry and mountaineering and guarantees this through high standards and regular internal tests. During a routine inspection, a missing structural seam was discovered on a SKYLOTEC SAM 2.0 harness. Continue reading → Read more
SKYLOTEC calls for a review of SIRIUS descender devices
18/09/2020 Industry, SKYLOTEC

SKYLOTEC calls for a review of SIRIUS descender devices

SKYLOTEC is a brand that stands for the highest level of safety in industry and mountaineering. High quality standards are part of our basic understanding, so that people can work and climb reliably and safely at heights. In the case of brand-new SIRIUS abseiling devices manufactured before September 2020, a functional deviation was discovered. As a precautionary measure, SKYLOTEC calls on owners and users to carry out a functional test of the descender device. Continue reading → Read more
ROPE SUITABILITY TEST ActSafe winches
17/09/2020 Industry

ROPE SUITABILITY TEST ActSafe winches

Often the wrong ropes are used for the application of our ActSafe products, such as the ACX. Therefore we have implemented a rope suitability test for you, which tells you if the rope you use is suitable for the use of ActSafe winches. Continue reading → Read more
Rescueclean S1
24/04/2020 Industry, Sport, Permanent Fall Protection, Vertical Rescue College, SKYLOTEC

Rescueclean S1" from SKYLOTEC enables fast cleaning of infectious PPE

Personal protective equipment (PPE) should be carefully maintained. In times of a corona pandemic it is very important to clean it regularly to prevent pathogens from settling. This applies in particular to PPE used by emergency services or by several people at the same time. Here, SKYLOTEC offers a solution with the decontamination agent "Rescue Clean S1", which is virucidal to a limited extent - and also fights the corona virus SARS-CoV-2, the trigger for COVID-19 infections. Continue reading → Read more
SKYLOTEC manufactures reusable mouth and nose masks
06/04/2020 SKYLOTEC

SKYLOTEC manufactures reusable mouth and nose masks

Protective clothing is urgently needed due to the increased demand in the course of the corona pandemic. To counteract supply bottlenecks, SKYLOTEC has now converted parts of its production. Effective immediately, the globally active brand for fall protection systems, which is headquartered in Germany, is producing simple oronasal masks. These are designed to help prevent the spread of potential pathogens that are present in the exhaled air in the form of droplets, thus reducing the risk of COVID-19 transmission. The family-owned company is also investigating the possibility of producing respiratory protection masks. Continue reading → Read more
Information on the corona pandemic
19/03/2020 SKYLOTEC

Information on the corona pandemic

Dear valued partner, unstable times require trusting and strong partnerships. Like everyone in our society, we at SKYLOTEC are also affected by the Corona pandemic. For weeks we have been acting preventively out of responsibility towards customers, employees and their families. We do everything we can to prevent the spread of the virus through our actions and preventive measures that are adjusted on a daily basis. Continue reading → Read more
CORONA VIRUS: Information on the current situation
28/02/2020 SKYLOTEC

CORONA VIRUS: Information on the current situation

CM 15: In order to counteract supply bottlenecks, SKYLOTEC temporarily manufactures simple mouth-nose masks. These should help reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection. CW 13: Due to the current situation, delivery difficulties can also occur with various Rope Based Access products. CW 12: Due to the current situation, the following products may cause delivery problems: SIRUS, LORY, CLAW, RINGO. Continue reading → Read more
SKYLOTEC to Expand with Acquisition of ActSafe
17/01/2020 Industry, Permanent Fall Protection, SKYLOTEC

SKYLOTEC to Expand with Acquisition of ActSafe

With the Swedish company ActSafe, SKYLOTEC acquires the worldwide market leader for motor-driven power ascenders. SKYLOTEC’s integration of ActSafe into its company group will allow it to expand its product program in this area and create additional development and production capacities. The ActSafe solutions for ascending and descending persons and loads provide multifaceted application possibilities: wind farms, confined spaces, building facade cleaning as well as rescue and tactical situations, among others. Continue reading → Read more
SKYLOTEC presents its new descender hardware for rope accesses
05/12/2019 Industry

SKYLOTEC presents its new descender hardware for rope accesses

SKYLOTEC, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of rescue and evacuation devices, has put its know-how into improving its products in the area of hardware over the years. The German, family-owned company is now introducing new solutions for rope access in this segment. This includes the ‘Sirius’ descender - which was specially designed for use in industry and rescue as well as for rope work for arborists and building cleaners. Next to the rope clamp and manual ascender ‘Get up’ new harnesses of the ‘Ignite’ series and suitable soft goods, such as lanyards and loop ascenders, are also part of the new product program for rope access. Continue reading → Read more
New harness: SKYLOTEC expands its popular “Ignite Series”
04/12/2019 Industry

New harness: SKYLOTEC expands its popular “Ignite Series”

When it comes to wearing comfort and design, SKYLOTEC has set new standards on the market with its “Ignite Series”. Now the manufacturer of fall protection has expanded its popular harness series with new models that are optimal for use in rope-assisted work for industry and tree work. It has expanded the harness program with different models for almost every possible area of use. Just as with the other models, the new harness “Ignite Series” has clever details, real simplification, and added safety for all who work at heights. Continue reading → Read more
SKYLOTEC expands its head protection product range with visors
04/12/2019 Industry

SKYLOTEC expands its head protection product range with visors

SKYLOTEC provides workers in industry and trades reliable head protection with its industrial climbing helmet, “Inceptor GRX”, which is also comfortable to wear. The helmet series also features many add-on accessories, such as capsule ear protection and neck protection against intense UV exposure. Now, it has been expanded with visors for face protection from injury, designed by SKYLOTEC’s cooperation partner Centurion. Any helmet can be modified to suit the conditions of various workplaces providing very diverse use options. Continue reading → Read more
SKYLOTEC enables more efficient work with “ACX”
04/12/2019 Industry

SKYLOTEC enables more efficient work with “ACX”

The “ACX” personnel winch by SKYLOTEC is a battery-operated solution for reaching higher or lower situated work places easily. The device is ready to use quickly, has many advantages in terms of safety, and offers flexible options for use. Users can perform their work more efficiently - whether working at wind energy plants, in confined spaces, cleaning building exteriors or rescuing. Continue reading → Read more
SKYLOTEC now has a new fall-arrest system for steel cables, the “Claw Line”
04/12/2019 Industry, Permanent Fall Protection

SKYLOTEC now has a new fall-arrest system for steel cables, the “Claw Line”

SKYLOTEC now has a new solution for fall protection on ladders - the “Claw Line” - a steel cable fall-arrest system. The system can be installed on existing structures or ladders already in use with little effort. It can also be flexibly adjusted to individual circumstances and locations. “Claw Line” is certified under the latest standard EN 353-1:2014+A1:2017 and approved for stainless steel cables with diameters of 8mm and 10mm. When used with the vertical fall-arrest sleeve, “Claw” and its safety-relevant details, users can ascend and descend on a permanently secured fall-arrest system. " The new stainless steel fall-arrest system, ‘Claw Line” from SKYLOTEC makes ascending and descending ladders safe." Continue reading → Read more
SKYLOTEC focusses on hardware expertise at the A+A
20/09/2019

SKYLOTEC focusses on hardware expertise at the A+A

New hardware solutions will be the centre of attention at SKYLOTEC’s stand at the A+A. As a world leading brand in rescue and evacuation devices, SKYLOTEC has consistently developed both its expertise and its manufacturing and logistics capacities over the past few years. At the international trade fair, the family company from Germany will be presenting new developments and enhancements for a wide variety of applications in this product sector – for example for use in the industrial environment, wind energy or cleaning services, as well as for rope-based work. Continue reading → Read more
SKYLOTEC athlete Yannick Flohé wins the bronze medal
14/08/2019 Sport, SKYLOTEC

SKYLOTEC athlete Yannick Flohé wins the bronze medal

SKYLOTEC athlete Yannick Flohé from Essen surprised everyone by winning the bronze medal in bouldering at the world championships in Hachioji, Japan. On Tuesday (August 13, 2019), the 19-year old Yannick was just behind second-place Austrian world-class climber Jakob Schubert. The Japanese Tomoa Narasaki won the gold medal. Continue reading → Read more
SKYLOTEC presents numerous innovations at OutDoor by ISPO
12/06/2019 Sport, SKYLOTEC

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. Continue reading → Read more
SKYLOTEC Appoints Chief Digital Officer
03/05/2019 SKYLOTEC

SKYLOTEC Appoints Chief Digital Officer

Marco Neutard became chief digital officer at SKYLOTEC, a leading manufacturer of fall protection systems, in April. He has joined the executive board at the company in this newly created role. Neutard and his team will be working to implement the company’s growth strategy and develop digital solutions that support new and existing business segments in the future. “I am excited to have the opportunity to help shape the future at SKYLOTEC. Continue reading → Read more
The transitional period for placing PPE products on the market ends on 20 April 2019
18/04/2019 Industry, Sport, SKYLOTEC

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. Continue reading → Read more

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