First FFP2 fabric masks made in Switzerland

Sevelen - Schoeller Textil AG, a specialist in the production of functional, high-tech textiles, is launching the first reusable and washable FFP2 masks on the market. The masks are manufactured in the canton of St.Gallen and comply with the recommendations of the Swiss National Task Force to combat the pandemic.

Lista Office LO wins Red Dot Award

Degersheim/Zurich - The 3-in-1 storage system LO Guard from Lista Office LO in the canton of St.Gallen has won a Red Dot Award this year. With this, the international design competition honors the broad range of possibilities this office furniture enables through flexible design.

Startfeld to merge with Switzerland Innovation Park Ost

St.Gallen - With immediate effect, Startfeld is a part of the Switzerland Innovation Park Ost (SIP Ost). The respective boards have now approved the merger. Both entities are located in the west of St.Gallen on the Lerchenfeld campus, Startfeld since 2016 and SIP Ost since 2021.

Scandinavian ambassadors drop by KUK Electronic

Appenzell - The ambassadors of Sweden, Finland and Norway have paid a visit to KUK Electronic in Appenzell. The company manufactures coils for various industrial sectors. To achieve this, it uses its own machinery. In the summer, KUK Electronic is set to open a new technology center based at its headquarters.

New Baumer sensor protects pumps

Frauenfeld - Sensor specialist Baumer is presenting its new PAD20 sensor to protect pumps from cavitation and dry run. The device recognizes gas bubbles in liquid media early on and can be used in many industries.

Nüssli puts large photovoltaic system into operation

Hüttwilen - Nüssli has installed the fourth largest photovoltaic system in the Swiss canton of Thurgau at its factory site in Hüttwilen. The event and construction service provider will now supply solar power for itself and more than 300 four-person households.

Zitadel receives fund injection of 2.5 million US dollars

St.Gallen - The St.Gallen-based software developer Caos AG is receiving an injection of funds amounting to 2.5 million US dollars led by Nexus Venture Partners. The fresh capital will be used to further develop the open source platform Zitadel.

Aebi Schmidt supplying sweepers to England

Frauenfeld/Peterborough - Aebi Schmidt has sold five environmentally friendly Swingo sweepers to Peterborough City Council. The company makes systems for managing and cleaning public spaces and has an office in the city in the east of England.

SGKB awards prizes to collectID and Fluidbot

St.Gallen - The start-up collectID has been awarded the “Startfeld Diamant” prize by St.Galler Kantonalbank (SGKB) this year. The “Rohdiamant” award for the best business concept in Eastern Switzerland went to Fluidbot. In addition, Feey, Moost, Storabble, Swijn and Böörds were all awarded prizes of their own.