Graffer is a leading Italian company that specializes in designing and manufacturing reliable and innovative cable transport systems. Our products include gondolas, chairlifts, cable cars, and funiculars, and are customized to meet our customers’ specific needs. Our focus on innovation, sustainability, and customer satisfaction has made us a trusted and respected brand in the industry. Choose Graffer for a cable transport solution that rises above expectations.

 

1935

Tobbogan Run

The first tobbogan run was organized on Monte Bondone

 

1938

First Ski Lift

The first ski-lift was built in Madonna di Campiglio

 

1945

Skilift with a seat!

The first ski lift with a seat was installed on the Marmolada Glacier

 

1947

Exhibition in Trento

Installed a chairlift for an exhibition in Trento

 

1950

Alps Development

Many single seater chairlifts were realized throughout the Alps

 

1956

Winter Olympics

Designed, manufactured and installed all lifts for the Cortina d’Ampezzo Winter Olympics

 

1960s-70s

EU Expension

Exported over 150 systems to Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia

 

1968-69

First Prototype

The first “a va e vieni” prototype at Gardolo : engine winch motor and hydraulic pump, hydraulic piston counterweight

 

1970

UNIOR Cooperation

Technical cooperation with UNIOR Greece and production cooperation with Yugoslavia

 

1980

120 Systems

Exported over 120 systems to Sweden and Finland; in cooperation with Vintertec Service Helsinki

 

1986

Air Walks!

Developed “air-walks” for amusement parks and parallel markets; Gardaland, Athens, Tashkent, Jeddah, Catania, Lisbon

 

1980

AGUDIO Collaboration

Collaboration with AGUDIO for construction of Automatic Chairlifts

 

1989

Automatic Systems

Designed and realised Folgarida, Marilleva, Pinzolo, Abetone and Valle d’Aosta; automatic systems

 

1991-1999

International Events

Realised instalments for international events; Nordic Skiing WC, Folgarida Snowboard WC

 

2014

Achievement!

Graffer had realised more than 2000 ropeway systems

 

2014

Graffer Seggiovie

Graffer s.r.l buys the rights to GRAFFER SEGGIOVIE and revives the company

 

2018

Fixed Grip

Focus only on fixed-grip solutions in order to scale up

 

2016

Moving on

Graffer shift the comapny focus to commerce of Second Hand Ropeways

MOBILITY ON THE MOUNTAIN

1

SKI LIFT

Offer a quick and efficient access to ski slopes
2

CHAIRLIFT

chairs or open-air baskets can carry up to 4 passengers. Ideal for transporting skiers or sight seeking passengers
3

GONDOLA

8 to 10 passengers enclosed cabins, provide a comfortable and scenic rides to the top.
4

FUNICULAR

provides a steep and scenic ride up and downhill.

ROPEWAYS

With secular experience in the realization of gondolas, chairlifts, cable cars, and funiculars projects; paired with the flexibility to meet our customers’ specific needs, our focus on innovation, sustainability, and customer satisfaction has made us a trusted and respected brand in the industry. GRAFFER offers the cable transport solution that rises above expectations.

REVISION & MAINTANANCE

GRAFFER being a certified and long standing constructor of ropeways, can effectively project and execute maintenance and revision operations on most cable transport solutions; including gondolas, chairlifts, cable cars, and funiculars. 

REPOSITIONING OF ROPEWAY SYSTEMS

GRAFFER is able to revitalize second hand ropeways and tailor to the customer’s request an affordable yet reliable and with regulation complying system .

Check out our Ropeway Map!

Andalo

Piazza Centrale, 38010 Andalo TN, Italy

Bel Pra’ Mareson

Via L’Ach, 26, 32020 Rocca Pietore BL, Italy

Borgata Bach

Via Santa Lucia, 1, 10060 Borgata Sestriere TO, Italy

Borgata Soravia

Via Frachey, 12, 11020 Ayas AO, Italy

Brinzio

Via Monte Canto, 21030 Brinzio VA, Italy

Campo n. 2

Via Salaria, 00010 Tor Lupara RM, Italy

Campo Moro

Via Gagliardini, 2, 23038 Talamona SO, Italy

Col

39010 Collepietra BZ, Italy

Col Toron

11028 Valtournenche AO, Italy

Lavarone

38046 Lavarone TN, Italy

Pian della Battaglia

SP 35, 25075 Nave BS, Italy

Prataccio

Via Prataccio, 42020, Quara, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Prati di Tivo

SP56, 64010 Pietracamela TE, Italy

Sesto Pusteria

Piazza San Francesco, 5, 39030 Sesto BZ, Italy

Villagrande

Via dei Villini, 6, 33010 Villanova UD, Italy

Alpenhof

Tyrol, Austria

Basserstok

Canton of Valais, Switzerland

Eurotel

Canton of Valais, Switzerland

Obermatt

R.Scheidegg (CH) – Bern, Switzerland

Du Charmaix 1

Savoie department, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, France

Du Charmaix 2

Savoie department, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, France

Benevy

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

Les Clochettes

France, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes

Clot Bigot

France, Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur

Spicak

Czech Republic, Liberec region

Mustky (CR)

Spicak, Czech Republic

Damska chair-lift (CZ)

Harrachov, Czech Republic

Gmajna (YU)

Gmajna, Slovenia

Kekec (YU)

Slovenia, Julian Alps

Jezersko Mali Vrh

Yugoslavia, Slovenia

Lisca

Yugoslavia, Slovenia

Osven

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Gric

Croatia – Zagreb County

Krpinj (YU)

Croatia – Zagreb County

Lokve 2 (YU)

Croatia – Zagreb County

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Essential for safe and reliable operation

Revisions and Maintenance

  • Ropeway revisions involve periodic inspections of the cable transport system by qualified technicians to check for wear, tear, and potential safety hazards.
  • Ropeway maintenance involves regular cleaning, lubrication, and adjustment of the components of the cable transport system to ensure smooth and safe operation.
Relocating a used cable transport system

Repositioning of Ropeways

  • This inspection includes checking the condition of all components of the ropeway, including the cable, grips, brakes, drive systems, and electrical systems.
  • The used cable transport system must be carefully dismantled by qualified technicians in a way that allows for safe and efficient transport to the new location.