Griesser is the darling of architects

Aadorf TG – Solar shading product maker Griesser has been honored with the Architect’s Darling award by Schweizer Baudokumentation for the second time. These awards are based on market surveys of more than 400 architects and planners throughout Switzerland.

Merck invests in Buchs site

Buchs SG – Chemical and pharmaceutical company Merck is investing 19 million Swiss francs to build a new laboratory in Buchs. It also plans to create new jobs at the site.

St.Gallen applies for Innovation Park East

St.Gallen – The canton of St.Gallen is seeking to become an official location of the Swiss Innovation Park network. Its application for this will be submitted to the Switzerland Innovation foundation.

Metrohm to expand headquarters in Herisau

Herisau – Precision instruments manufacturer Metrohm intends to grow its business significantly in the coming years. To this end, it is expanding its headquarters in Herisau, where it expects to create 500 additional jobs over the next ten years.

Bartholet sets world record

Flums SG – The ropeway system manufacturer Bartholet continues to be highly active around the world. In South Korea, a new chairlift is currently under construction. And a new system in Turkey even has Bartholet eyeing a new world record.

Zur Rose completes acquisition in Germany

Frauenfeld – The Zur Rose Group is to take over the shipping activities of Apotal, the German online pharmacy. With this, the Group is seeking to expand its European client base to over 8 million customers.

People’s joins with tour operators

Altenrhein SG - People’s Air Group is offering vacations from St.Gallen-Altenrhein Airport this year as well. To do so, it is working with two tour operators.

World’s first retractable solar roof becomes operational

Jakobsbad AI - The Jakobsbad-Kronberg cable car in the Appenzell region has gained an attraction: A retractable solar roof has been installed over the parking lot for the valley station at the mountain, which is popular for excursions. This is the first of its kind in the world.

Icotec receives authorizations for implant systems

Altstätten SG – The MedTech company icotec ag has received authorizations in the USA and Europe for two spinal implant systems. This will allow commercialization activities to be launched in both regions in the near future.