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Precautionary inspection check SKYLOTEC climbing harness SAM 2.0
9/22/2020 SKYLOTEC, Sport

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. Read more
Rescueclean S1
4/23/2020 SKYLOTEC, Vertical Rescue College, Permanent Fall Protection, Sport, Industry

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. 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
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
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
Claiming the title at the speed of light - Yannick Flohé is the new German speed climbing champion
7/26/2018 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
5/24/2018 SKYLOTEC, Sport, Industry

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
4/17/2018 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
6/17/2017 SKYLOTEC, Sport, Industry

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
5/22/2016 Vertical Rescue College, Permanent Fall Protection, Sport, Industry

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
5/21/2016 SKYLOTEC, Vertical Rescue College, Permanent Fall Protection, Sport, Industry

SKYLOTEC receives new ISO certification

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Marking of renewed via ferrata sets SKYSAFE II
4/14/2016 Vertical Rescue College, 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
2/23/2016 Vertical Rescue College, Permanent Fall Protection, Sport, Industry

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
11/1/2015 Permanent Fall Protection, Sport, Industry

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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