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SKYLOTEC manufactures reusable mouth and nose masks
4/5/2020 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. Read more
Information on the corona pandemic
3/18/2020 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. Read more
CORONA VIRUS: Information on the current situation
2/27/2020 SKYLOTEC

CORONA VIRUS: Information on the current situation

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. Read more
SKYLOTEC to Expand with Acquisition of ActSafe
1/16/2020 SKYLOTEC, Permanent Fall Protection, Industry

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. Read more
SKYLOTEC presents its new descender hardware for rope accesses
12/4/2019 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. Read more
New harness: SKYLOTEC expands its popular “Ignite Series”
12/3/2019 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. Read more
SKYLOTEC expands its head protection product range with visors
12/3/2019 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. Read more
SKYLOTEC enables more efficient work with “ACX”
12/3/2019 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. Read more
SKYLOTEC now has a new fall-arrest system for steel cables, the “Claw Line”
12/3/2019 Permanent Fall Protection, Industry

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." Read more
SKYLOTEC focusses on hardware expertise at the A+A
9/19/2019

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. Read more
SKYLOTEC athlete Yannick Flohé wins the bronze medal
8/13/2019 SKYLOTEC, Sport

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. Read more
SKYLOTEC presents numerous innovations at OutDoor by ISPO
6/11/2019 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
SKYLOTEC Appoints Chief Digital Officer
5/2/2019 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. Read more
The transitional period for placing PPE products on the market ends on 20 April 2019
4/17/2019 SKYLOTEC, Sport, Industry

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
New Head of Marketing at SKYLOTEC
3/2/2019 SKYLOTEC

New Head of Marketing at SKYLOTEC

Christian Schulte took over as Head of Marketing at SKYLOTEC in March. The 42 year-old wants to take the leading manufacturer of fall protection systems' brand further. "For me, SKYLOTEC with its innovative products has a lot of potential as a brand. Our industry division responds to global trends in areas such as renewable energies, telecommunications and logistics and thus responds to customer needs," says Schulte, who has many years of experience in marketing and previously worked for Ledlenser and Garmin, among others. Read more
SKYLOTEC TO PRESENT ITS PORTFOLIO FOR TACTICAL OPERATIONS UNITS
2/26/2019 Industry

SKYLOTEC TO PRESENT ITS PORTFOLIO FOR TACTICAL OPERATIONS UNITS

SKYLOTEC will be presenting a full range of tactical rope access technology products at the ENFORCE TAC trade fair. The manufacturer of fall protection equipment, which is designed and produced in Germany, will be presenting specially designed equipment to fulfil the demands of special units, task forces, the police and military, as well as private personal protection, at the exhibitions held in Nuremberg. The focus will be on solutions, which can be put into action rapidly and safely at any time, even in extreme situations. This includes specially developed harnesses, a range of carabiners with locks that can be turned 180° and abseiling equipment offering flexible applications. Read more
SKYLOTEC supports the Non-Profit Association IWDR
2/18/2019 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
Re-seal rescue devices: SKYLOTEC doubles lifetime of
1/8/2019 SKYLOTEC, Industry

Re-seal rescue devices: SKYLOTEC doubles lifetime of "Seal Pacs”

To be able to leave a wind turbine quickly in an emergency, European standards and occupational health and safety laws prescribe a second escape route. The SKYLOTEC rescue system is often used for this purpose. It is stored in place in the "Seal Pac" (a sealed aluminium box) for up to 10 years. Now the manufacturer of fall protection systems offers the possibility of extending the service life by another ten years. This is cost-effective and sustainable. Read more
SKYLOTEC makes cleaning facades more efficient with “ACX” and “Skyrail”
1/3/2019 SKYLOTEC, Permanent Fall Protection, Industry

SKYLOTEC makes cleaning facades more efficient with “ACX” and “Skyrail”

The use of facade access systems and mobile elevated work platforms to clean and maintain complex building facades can often be costly and sometimes even impossible. SKYLOTEC now offers an alternative that makes working on such facade structures much easier: by combining the “Skyrail” rail system with the battery-operated “ACX” power ascender. This work device replaces access systems or mobile work platforms for building cleaners. “ACX” makes the place of work easier to reach and users can then carry out their work along the facade more efficiently and more flexibly. Read more
Manufacturers' Associations Provide Information About Transitional Provision
12/2/2018 SKYLOTEC, Industry

Manufacturers' Associations Provide Information About Transitional Provision

What's right and what's wrong? Regulation 2016/425 regarding personal protective equipment (PPE Regulation) has applied since 21 April 2018. There is still a lot of misinformation on the market regarding the transitional provision, which expires on 21 April 2019. The rights and obligations of distributors are erroneously equated, for example, with those of manufacturers. Here you can read what effects the transitional provision will actually have on manufacturers and resellers and when the placing on the market or sale of goods will no longer be permitted under the old law. Read more

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