Stadler building first fully automated rack-and-pinion rail vehicle for Appenzeller Bahnen

Bussnang/Herisau - Appenzeller Bahnen have ordered rack-and-pinion rail vehicles for the Rheineck-Walzenhausen rail link from Stadler in the canton of Thurgau. This will reportedly be the world’s first fully automated overland adhesion/rack-and-pinion rail vehicle and also take over the monitoring and detection of obstacles.

Construction of new Gema headquarters now underway

Gossau - The powder coating specialist Gema Switzerland has started construction of its new company headquarters in Gossau in the canton of St.Gallen. In the Sommerau area, all assembly groups in addition to production and office space will be combined under one roof. The new site will also be home to a modern high-bay warehouse.

Matriq secures investment of 4.2 million Swiss francs

St.Gallen - Matriq has raised a total of 4.2 million Swiss francs as part of a financing round. With this fresh capital injection, the spin-off from OST - Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences will seek to further advance the market launch of its flagship product: a watermark for plastic parts that allows them to be transparently traced.

Stadler presents sustainable drive solutions at InnoTrans

Bussnang - Stadler in the canton of Thurgau is presenting seven sustainable drive solutions in rail transport at its large station at InnoTrans in Berlin. This includes a first hydrogen-powered passenger train. The company’s innovative solutions for service and signaling technology will be showcased at two exhibition stands.

Zühlke joining forces with LowCodeLab@OST

Schlieren/St.Gallen - Zühlke and the LowCodeLab@OST at OST - Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences have entered into a strategic partnership. Through this, the Schlieren-based firm and the university intend to research the potential of empowering non-IT professionals to carry out programming tasks with the help of Low Code.

AMAG award goes to Griesser AG

Cham/Aardorf - Griesser AG with headquarters in Aardorf in the canton of Thurgau has won AMAG’s Family Business Award, which the Swiss car dealer uses to honor family-owned, sustainable companies. Griesser specializes in the development and production of shutters.

Startup smino acquires Austrian Bimspot

Rapperswil-Jona SG/Vienna - The software provider smino is taking over Bimspot, also a software company and based in Vienna. The provider of a digital tool for the management of construction projects aims to become the market leader in construction in Austria, Germany and Switzerland through this acquisition.

OnlineDoctor wins Health-i Award

St.Gallen - OnlineDoctor has won the Health-i Award presented by Techniker Krankenkasse and the Handelsblatt Media Group in the Companies category. With this award, the jury recognizes the telemedicine start-up as a pioneer in the field of digital healthcare.

HSG Masters program in Management again ranked best in the world

St.Gallen - The Master in Strategy and International Management program at the University of St.Gallen (HSG) has once again claimed top spot in the rankings compiled by the Financial Times. As a result, the course tops the list of the 100 best Masters in Management programs in the world for the twelfth year in succession.