News from Jakob Rope Systems.
The new suspension bridge near our headquarters in Trubschachen is almost finished. It is highly innovative, using Webnet instead of cables as hangers. This lends the bridge a very elegant look.
The new catalog GreenSolutions G2 by Jakob Rope Systems offers new possibilities for architects and designers to greening of buildings.
The solar panels on our buildings in Trubschachen are busy. 100 MWh annual yield is reached.This corresponds to the demand of about 30 households!
Jakob Rope Systems is a leading supplier for modern and reliable zoo enclosoures. To strengthen our collaboration with the zoo community, we are now happy to announce that the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria has accepted Jakob as a member. We are delighted to support EAZA’s mission to facilitate cooperation within the European zoo and aquarium community towards the goals of education, research and conservation.
Following the completion of the new headquarters in 2019, Jakob Rope Systems plans a further extension and the move of Habegger Maschinenfabrik AG to Trubschachen.
It’s peak skiing season. Why not go on top with us? Here are our most memorable ski lifts, where you can scale the mountain with Jakob cables.
What is the huge circular structure that seems to float in front of our headquarters?
There are many different systems for greening - with their own advantages and disadvantages
Winter is the right time to think about the installation of greening. Careful planning helps to avoid errors and minimize costs. We have put together the most important aspects.
Jakob Rope Systems has completed the works on a new animal enclosure for the leopards of Mumbai’s Byculla Zoo. Jakob designed the elegant Webnet structure, delivered the mesh and cables and worked with local partners to install the enclosure.
Peter Jakob on a sucessful 2019, the risks and opportunities for the future and the permanent challenge of reconciling sustainability and efficiency.
Jakob Rope Systems is proud to announce the opening of its second factory in Saigon, Vietnam. With sustainable construction methods, a green facade and amenities for staff, the factory is pioneering in the region. Xin chúc mừng!
Over the past few days, Jakob technicians have installed a new on a lift in the Icelandic ski resort Ísafjarðarbærski in the North West of the island.
The new headquarters of Jakob Rope Systems in Trubschachen are rapidly approaching completion with its news facade.
Jakob Rope Systems is a Gold sponsor of the 26th edition of the IAKS congress 2019, the leading international forum on the planning, building and operation of sports and leisure facilities.
Jakob Rope Systems is looking forward to welcoming business partners to its new, representative headquarters in Trubschachen.
For the last five weeks, Jakob Rope Systems has been busy to install cables, cable tensioners, clips, and nets at the project ‘Les Falaises’ in Lausanne. Since early November, the scaffolds are being disassembled and our rope and net structures appear. Overall, Jakob Rope Systems will execute ca. 400 working days at the installation site.
The bridge connects Moghegno with Maggia across the river of the same name. It is 120 metres long, cost 1.4 million Swiss francs and is suspended on a single pillar of 18 metres height. The community of Maggia hopes the elegant structure will encourage the use of non-motorised traffic by locals and tourists alike.
The history of Jakob Rope Systems in Vietnam continues. We are celebrating the start of construction on the expansion of our production site in Ho-Chi-Minh-City.
In 2016, Jakob Rope Systems acquired the venerable company Habegger AG from Thun.
For over hundred years, Jakob Rope Systems has produced ropes and cables in Trubschachen in the Emmental in the heart of Switzerland. In 2008, the company ventured into unknown lands by starting the operations of its branch in Vietnam for the production of the wire mesh Webnet.