A new level of elevator design


The CEDES APS & iDiscovery and an electrically activated safety gear are a perfect match. Our solution simplifies the hoistway in a radical way, making the installation, configuration and teach process much faster and easier. Two new installations in Switzerland and in Spain clearly demonstrate these advantages. Together with our partners, we are taking elevator design to the next level.

Supplier Day


As a sign of our appreciation for outstanding performance, CEDES annually honors the best suppliers with BISON Awards. On May 11th, we celebrated three supply partners who have long contributed to the success of CEDES and loyally stood by our side in the difficult year 2021, providing excellent support and unconventional solutions. Here are our top three suppliers 2021.

Bernd Kagerer is our new President Business Area Entrance Automation


We are pleased to welcome Bernd Kagerer in our Team on June 1st, 2022. He had largely contributed to the development of VITECTOR at FRABA in the past and is now coming back to the world of industrial door sensors. Bernd Kagerer will be our new President Entrance Automation and Member of the Management Board, responsible for developing this second strategic pillar of CEDES.

Pioneer Newsletter Q1 - 2022


“A climate of fear is your best friend. Those who invest only when commentators are upbeat end up paying a heavy price for meaningless reassurance.” (Warren Buffet)

Our new portfolio for industrial door safeguarding


The integration of the VITECTOR portfolio is in full swing. With the deal closing on June 1, 2022, VITECTOR will fully merge economically into the CEDES Group as "VITECTOR by CEDES".



The following article provides answers to the most frequently asked questions. What are the reasons behind this acquisition? Which products are in the VITECTOR portfolio? Who are the contact persons for questions related to the VITECTOR portfolio?

New Market Leader in Industrial Door Safeguarding: CEDES Acquires VITECTOR


CEDES is proud to announce the acquisition of the VITECTOR portfolio from FRABA and securing a leading position in the industrial door sensor market.

Patrick Bass is our VP Special Projects and Technical Advisor


The CEDES Group is thrilled to welcome Patrick Bass on the Board. From an engineer at a home lift company to the CEO of ThyssenKrupp North America, Patrick Bass looks back at a brilliant career in the elevator industry.
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