The world of Bartholet

Bartholet Maschinenbau AG, headquartered in Flums, Switzerland, is a leading international company in the fields of ropeway systems, amusement parks, mechanical engineering and lighting systems. A qualified team of more than 450 employees as well as a modern infrastructure guarantee a fast and customer- specific realization of complex projects. For more than 60 years Bartholet has been planning and building ropeways in mountain areas and increasingly also in urban areas. Innovative ideas and the development of new, trend-setting products enjoy a high priority at Bartholet.

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Our pillars

Bartholet Maschinenbau AG stands for the highest Swiss quality, an enthusiastic spirit of innovation and a unique design. We love movement. We create space for ideas, strive for sustainable solutions and attach particular importance to aesthetics. 


Taking responsibility towards our customers, employees, suppliers and society is a matter of course for us. Safety, quality and sustainability are of great importance to us. Thanks to professional processes, we work efficiently and reliably. Strict quality management guarantees the highest Swiss quality. We think and work in harmony with natural resources and are always on the lookout for environmentally friendly solutions. 

Our business areas

Bartholet Maschinenbau AG is active in four strategic business areas. On the one hand in the field of ropeways, which includes urban as well as tourist facilities. On the other hand, the company is active in mechanical engineering and manufacturing. Further fields of activity include amusement park installations on ropes and lighting poles with the lowering technology HighLights.

Our responsibility

We are active in the region, supporting clubs and sports talents with the main focus on snow sports. We also train 40 apprentices in our training workshop in seven different professions. Bartholet Maschinenbau AG is also the largest employer in Flums.