On July 4 the Leister Group officially opened the new production building of Leister Technologies AG in Sarnen.
In his speech, he gave information about the new building, an extension of the Leister Technologies production building in Sarnen, which has been in existence since 1998. Due to the tremendous growth of the entire Group, it was decided in autumn 2016 to expand the production areas of the two companies Leister Technologies AG and Axetris AG.
The entire extension has been constructed in accordance with the Minergie standard. Ninety percent of the total energy demand is covered by renewable energy. Seventy five percent of this by local hydroelectric power. The entire building is carbon neutral.
During this time a highly complex production building was constructed with
He then paid tribute to Christiane Leister's personal commitment to Tüftelpark Pilatus, to swinging (Leister is an association sponsor of Innerschweizer Schwingerverbandes ISV (Central Swiss Swinging Association)) as well as to political issues. He is particularly pleased with Christiane Leister's commitment as a member of the ETH Board. In this function, she represents the name of the Canton of Obwalden around the world.
Hans Hess also congratulated the Leister Group on its 70th anniversary. «Nowadays it is not a matter of course – and therefore all the more gratifying – that a company like this should invests here in Switzerland.» However, there are good reasons for this: «Political stability is one of Switzerland's strengths.»
The program included the high-bay warehouse, the small parts warehouse, the production facility of the automatic welding machines, the heating elements, which form the core components of the Leister hot-air systems, and the modern offices on the fourth floor.