Company & History
Gilgen Logistics, an international company, is a leading provider of integrated logistic systems for in-house logistics. With 145 employees and a turnover >75 Mio. CHF we develop custom-made complete solutions using in-house products for service providers, retailers and industry, covering the full range from development to implementation.As a general contractor, we offer a broad spectrum of products and services. Our key areas of expertise encompass conveying systems, storage systems, automation, IT solutions, loading systems, special equipment and customer service.
Gilgen Logistics has been in movement for over 50 years. Outstanding personages have shaped our success story as have innovation, partnership, expertise, reliability and product quality – values to which we will also be committed in the future.
Members of the Board of Directors
- Jakob Gilgen (President)
- Ruth Gilgen Hamisultane
- Peter Gilgen
- Hans-Ulrich Müller
Members of Management
- Jakob Gilgen
CEO, Chairman of the Management Board
- Daniel Gilgen
Director of System Business, Deputy CEO
- Adrian Kocher
Director of Customer Service & Loading Technology
- Peter Nussbaum
Director of Finances & Administration (CFO)
As a one-man operation, Jakob Gilgen Sr manufactured the first automatic drives for gates individually and then installed them at his customers’ premises. Today the company has transitioned into its 2nd generation. Jacob Gilgen Jr is the majority shareholder and president of the Board of Directors.
Founding of Gilgen Fördersysteme AG, a subsidiary of Gilgen Holding AG.
Initial certification by SQS according to ISO 9001.
Our customer service was founded and developed in CH-Brislach (acquisition of Hugo Fritschi Service AG), and D-Dortmund.
This exhaustive customer service organisation plus worldwide contacts to sales and service partners guarantee optimum customer proximity to this day.
Our range of services in the field of automation was expanded with the acquisition of Baertschi Engineering AG, in Suhr.
Gilgen Logistics has thus been able to offer its customers complete logistic systems on a one-stop basis.
Gilgen Logistics becomes Alliance Member of Blue Competence. The initiative Blue Competence stands for leadership in innovation and technology for mechanical and plant engineering and construction in the sphere of sustainable solutions.
Since November 2013 participating in Blue Competence, an initiative initiated by the VDMA (German Engineering Association), Gilgen Logistics has for years been increasingly committed to energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics.