Sinsheim/Zugspitze, 18.11.2014 – A three level goods lift with five exits may is not the tallest that GEBHARDT has ever made but at 2650 m above sea level, it will be the highest in Germany. Last week, GEBHARDT Fördertechnik GmbH from Sinsheim in Baden was awarded the construction of a goods elevator ConVer® 146 in the Schneefernerhaus, just a few metres below the peak of the Zugspitze.
Serving as a hotel for hikers and lovers of snow 25 years ago, it has been converted into the highest-altitude environmental research station for the past 15 years. This station in the sky houses ten renowned and well-known research facilities that analyse weather- and climate-effective processes, e.g. to be able to predict the future development of the global climate. The GEBHARDT ConVer® 146 goods lift is now to make transport of materials and utensils to the present warehouse easier for the scientists to store the research instruments and other accessories.