Sky Climber® has been designing, engineering and manufacturing quality hoists, rigging solutions, and modular work platforms since 1955. Since then Sky Climber® has designed and manufactured powered suspended access systems for buildings, power station boilers, chimneys, bridges, storage tanks, ships, windmills and virtually anywhere else where access is required.
Sky Climber® was the first in the industry to promote Safety, Service and Solutions and continues in a leadership role using this focus as the cornerstones for growth and development into the future.
As the most recognized name in the world of suspended access solutions Sky Climber® is a multi-national company, marketing and distributing products and services through a worldwide network of experienced dealers supported by factory engineers and technicians.
Safety, service and solutions define Sky Climber’s® attitude toward our customers, dealers and employees.
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Sky Climber is committed to doing everything in its power to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus and we are taking measures at our factories to maintain a safe working environment for all our plant associates.
We also continue to be committed to the success of our customers and their projects and we will do whatever we can during this challenging time to ensure that success.
Sky Climber Europe in Duffel, Belgium is OPEN and operational. The manufacturing plant remains open and will continue to ship orders out of our facilities in Belgium. The lead time of some items may be extended due to the closure of some of our suppliers during this emergency. The Belgian government has mandated that all activities that can be carried using teleworking MUST be done so. Therefore all other activities: sales, engineering, finance and administration are being done by our personnel working from home.
Sky Climber Spain (BMU and PI) is OPEN for all activities that can be carried out by our personnel working from home: sales, engineering, finance and administration.However, due to the emergency measures taken by the Spanish government, the plant is temporarily closed until at least 14 April, subject to reassessment by the Spanish authorities.
If you have questions about your order or wish to discuss an active need for new equipment to support your project, please contact us as usual.
On behalf of the entire Sky Climber Europe family of employees, we wish you and your family continued health and safety during these unprecedented times.
Sky Climber Team
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From our European headquarters in Belgium, Sky Climber® Europe has for several decades been most successful supporting its end users and distributor network throughout West- & East Europe, the Middle East, India, the Far East, China, Australia and Africa.
Coral Gables, Miami, Florida - USSky Climber Access Solutions provided a variety of equipment including suspended access platforms, penthouse clamps, parapet clamps and scaffold rigging.
UBL Bank, Karachi - Pakistan : MonorailsSky Climber designed and supplied a monorail solution with turntables which allows the Sky PI platform to travel across all sections of the glass ceiling.
Le Mirage City Walk - Marriott Executive Apartments, Doha - Qatar : BMULe Mirage City Walks’ façade access solution consists of 2 identical permanently installed telescopic Sky Climber BMUs. The BMUs are installed one on each 15-storey tower.
Holding tank access platform, UKSky Climber was selected to develop a suspended access system to allow service and maintenance to be carried out on the inside surfaces of these cylindrical steel holding tanks.
Tour Eiffel, Paris - France: Lift Rail ReplacementSky Climber was selected to provide two complete units of double deck platform that would allow Eiffage to carry out the renovation of the guide-rails for the passenger lift.
Siege Orange, Lille- France: Inclined MonorailSky Climber was selected to design a cleaning system with monorails that would follow the upper edge of the parapet line. The monorail would therefore also have an inclination from horizontal up to 5 deg.
Tour Eiffel, Paris - France: Platform and hoistThe Sky Climber system consists of a double deck platform to allow two teams to work simultaneously to handle the 6m long rail sections.
Temburong Bridge - Brunei: Stay Cable Maintenance GantrySky Climber designed, manufactured and installed the Stay Cable Maintenance Gantries for inspecting both sides of the stay cable at one time. Each unit consists out of two electrically powered hoists, a suspension rig riding over the stay cable and a built-in petrol-powered generator.
Al Mazaya Clinic IV, Kuwait: BMU - fully telescopic machineSky Climber was selected to design and build a BMU for their prestigious Mazaya Clinic IV project. The BMU is a fully telescopic machine with a jib arm up to 21 m length traveling on a 10 m long double track so it can access all sections of the 87 m high tower building.
SAIA Convention – Project of the Year Award !SAIA recognizes Sky Climber with Suspended Access Project of the Year Award. For the second year in a row, the Scaffold and Access Industry Association has recognized Sky Climber with the Suspended Access Project of the Year award.
Mwalimu Sacco HQ, Nairobi – Kenya : Monorail for Window Cleaning/Façade MaintenanceSky Climber was selected to provide the solution to access and clean the external façades of the building. The most effective solution was determined to be multiple monorail systems with a 2m Sky PI self-powered cradle and a one-man Sky PI cage.
Metro De Rennes - France : Monorail and suspended cradle systemSky Climber was selected to design and supply a monorail and suspended cradle system for each of the stations. The first station of Mabilais has been completed.
Ministries Complex, Kuwait City - Kuwait : Motorized Telescopic Gantries for external maintenance of Sky LightsSky Climber designed and manufactured four gantries which can be extended from 12.0m up to 20.3m and four even longer gantries which are telescopic from 14.4m up to 23.0m.
Al Wesaya Tower,General Authority for Minor Affairs, Doha - QATAR : Building Maintenance Unit (BMU)Sky Climber was selected to provide the window cleaning system for this 112m high tower with a BMU roof car .
Park Huaming, Moscow : Telescopic Building Maintenance Unit (BMU)Sky Climber supplied three parapet mounted BMUs , one for each tower.
CIS Tower L29, Manchester, United Kingdom : Building Maintenance Unit (BMU)Sky Climber was selected to replace the original window cleaning system from the 80’s on the tower level with a replacement BMU system that complied with current European Norms.
Sydney Harbour Bridge – Australia : Light Weight Stage Platforms with CX500 Air HoistsIn order to inspect and paint some of the hard to reach areas, the painting crew is using Sky Climber Light Weight Stage platforms equipped with CX500 pneumatically operated hoists.
San Francisco, USA : Window cleaning system,Sky Climber provided a new window-washing platform system to replace an aging one on the building’s roof.
Kem JV, Joint Shaft, Kimberley, Northern Cape – South Africa : Installation of Escape Way in the Return Airway ShaftSky Climber provided 4 Alpha 800 hoists to its South African distributor SkyJacks, who custom designed and built a special platform that was installed in KEM JV Mine’s Joint Shaft .
Adani Power Rajasthan Limited (APRL), Kawai, India : Narrow Sky Stage 505e Super Heater PlatformsThe Sky Stage 505e Superheater platform is a narrow boiler platform that is only 350mm wide and up to 6m long, equipped with two Alpha hoists and Sky Locks.
Scheldezicht Interbuild Nieuw Zuid, Antwerp, Belgium : Building Maintenance Unit (BMU)Sky Climber was selected to provide the window cleaning system for this 90m high tower with a BMU roof car.
Total Fina Olefins Flare 1-3, Antwerp, Belgium : Access to all areas of mast / framework of flare stackThe Sky Climber 1500mm Light Weight Cage is equipped with a special double Speed (17m/min) Alpha hoist in order to be able to reach each point as quickly as possible.
Tufanbeyli Power Plant, Adena, TURKEY : Boiler accessSky Climber supplied Sky Stage 505e Furnace Maintenance Platforms with electric Alpha 800 hoists. The platforms will be used to efficiently access the interior walls of the furnace.
Pioneering Spirit, Allseas, Netherlands : Light Weight Stage with CX500 HoistsBy using 6 of Sky Climber’s Light Weight Stage (LWS) platforms, which are globally considered as a cost saving access solution, all required access could be provided
Diamond Bank, Lagos, NIGERIA : Monorails.Sky Climber provided the window cleaning system for this 80 m high tower with a BMU roof car and monorail. This newsletter concerns the monorail.
Diamond Bank, Lagos, NIGERIA : Building Maintenance Unit (BMU)Sky Climber provided the window cleaning system for this 80 m high tower with a BMU roof car and monorails.
Cordeel Headquarters, Temse, Belgium: Monorails + Sky PI PlatformSky Climber designed and manufactured a solution with monorails to give full access to the underside of the building to perform all necessary maintenance and repair work.
Maiskogelbahn Kaprun, Zell am See, Austria: Installation of cable car ropesSky Climber platforms were installed to finalise the cable-rope splicing operation in which the two rope ends are connected to form a loop
ITER Tokamak Fusion Reactor, Provence, France : Special cantilever platformsSky Climber provided the access solution for the vertical walls in the central cylindrical structure that will house the vacuum vessel of the plasma container.
Kangaroo Creek Dam, Australia : Special Designed Crawler Platform based on standard Sky Stage Ultra Components.Sky Climber Europe provided a cost saving access solution by supplying four custom designed rolling platforms made from standard Sky Stage Ultra components.
Sky Climber Gantries, Sky Stage for the ‘Îlot Ouest’ block, called the "Patio" building in Paris.Sky Climber provided an access system to clean the ceiling of the glass roof of the ‘Îlot Ouest’ block, called the "Patio" building in Paris, France.
Monorail and Davits for Façade Maintenance / Window Cleaning.Sky Climber was selected to design a cleaning system with monorails and davits for The new Library for the University of Aix-Marseille in France.
Landmark 81, Vietnam : Telescopic Building Maintenance Unit (BMU)Sky Climber's custom BMUs were designed to enable façade maintenance for the impressive tower Landmark 81, in Vietnam.
REGINA, CANADA : Dance Floor Platform.Sky Climber developed a suspended system to perform glazing and metal cladding work on the underside of a pedestrian bridge linking two office buildings in downtown Regina in Canada.
the Novion Building , Moscow, Russia : Internal Gantry + Sky PI CageSky Climber was selected to provide an access system to clean the ceiling of the Skylight as well as the four vertical façades of the atrium from the Novion Building - Moscow Russia.
BG Head Office, New Cairo City, Egypt : Davit and Sockets + 5m Sky PI, Light Weight CageSky Climber designed a solution with rotatable davit arms that can suspend a 5m Sky PI Platform – or a 1.5m Sky PI Cage in narrow sections and the inside atrium. Davit Arms allow to park the platforms on the roof.
United States of America : Propane-powered Tower PlatformThe operators of a massive antenna system required a special access solution for a painting project and Sky Climber was happy to help.
Internal and external gantries + sky PI for the Viet-Nam Telecommunication Authority Head Office IN Hannoi, VietnamOne of the main architectural features of the building is a 37m long glass Sky Light covering an 85m high atrium. The Sky Light requires cleaning from the inside as well as from the outside.
Renovation and concrete repair of the Hutchinson River Parkway Bridge, New York CitySky Climber LLC provide a solution with two floating platforms based on the Sky Stage Ultra (SSU) Decks , which spanned the total width of the bridge.
Special Telescopic Platform for access to Cyclone Boiler, TuRkeyThe Sky Climber suspended platform was used during the renovation of the refractory surfaces on the sides and ceiling of a Cyclone boiler.
Dampier Wharf, Australia: Maintenance and painting of underside of pier structureSky Climber developed special interconnectable 8m and 10m long Sky Stage 500e platforms with shiftable crawl-through stirrups.
International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, FranceSky Climber provided the access solution for the vertical walls in the central cylindrical structure that will house the vacuum vessel of the plasma container .
Mari Petroleum Headquarters in Islamabad, PakistanFor the new MPCL Headquarters in Islamabad, Sky Climber designed and manufactured an electrically powered parapet rider system
Tate Liverpool museum, United Kingdom: Low profile Building Maintenance Unit (BMU)Sky Climber replaced the original window cleaning system from 1988 with a replacement BMU system that complied with current European Norms.
Bayat Towers, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia : Building Maintenance Unit (BMU), Window CleaningSky Climber designed a specific BMU with a double jib and a compact body.
Harbour Lights with Helicopter Platform, Europoort Rotterdam, NetherlandsSeveral combinations of Sky Climber Light Weight Stage platforms have been used.
CNP Assurances, Angers, France : Building Maintenance Unit (BMU)Sky Climber BMU and PI Division designed a new fully-counterweighted machine running on the new track line. The track line is fitted with a motorised turning table to allow the BMU to go into a parking track siding.
Puhov Most Bridge, Slovenia : Renovation and concrete repairSky Climber Light Weight Stage (LWS) platforms were used during the refurbishment works.
Adelaide Oval Stadium, Australia : Sky Stage Ultra with Low Profile Walk-Through Stirrups.Sky Climber platforms were used during the renovation works and for the replacement of the floodlights in all the grandstands from Adelaide Oval Stadium in Australia.
Different platforms and rotatable davit arms for Marina Platforms in Egypt.Sky Climber delivered different platforms and suspension solutions for permanent and temporary installations to Marina Platforms in Egypt.
Electrical C-Trolley for the SC-134 monorail.Launch of the Electrical C-Trolley for the SC-134 monorail profile. Sky Climber produced a complete new electric monorail C-trolley that is designed to fit our SC-134 monorail profile in combination with side mounting brackets.
a flexible solution for monorail installations.Sky Climber developed a manual monorail turntable. This turntable allows to switch the monorail trolley to different monorail tracks and has the possibility to change the angle every 15 degrees (from 30° to 150°). It will provide you a flexible solution for monorail installations on complex buildings were a combination of monorail tracks is used.
CE- Approval of the electronic overload device (Sky OL).CE- Approval of the electronic overload device (Sky OL). This safety device is mounted inside the hoist (for temporary installations) and inside the CCB ( for permanent installations) and will stop the functioning of the hoists when overload is detected. The Sky OL follows the standard EN ISO 13849-1 and Machinery directive 2006/42/CE.
monorail tracks for the Central Bank of Vietnam.Installation of 380 meter of SC-160 monorail tracks on the Headquarters of the Central Bank of Vietnam in Hanoi.
the new LNX Hoist goes in production.Production of the first 50 pieces of the new LNX Hoist. This fully integrated electric hoist is available with a lifting capacity 300kg, 500kg and 650kg and is CE approved.
Pneumatic Rescue System for G4S in Stabroek (Belgium).Sky Climber delivered a Pneumatic Rescue System to G4S in Stabroek (Belgium). This system combines a modular suspension structure, adjustable in height and length, with a pneumatic hoist. Special features of this system: Hoisting speed is adjustable between a high and low speed, pneumatic wire winder and a remote control box for the operation of the pneumatic hoist.