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engineer, Fritz Jacob, creates the first
snow gun for the German company,
Austrian company Hammerle buys the
snowmaking machine patents from
Elektra Bregenz takes over Hammerle,
an Austrian company, which had purchased the patents for snowmaking
equipment in 1979. Sufag is formed as a
company, based in Kennelbach Austria.
Sufag becomes a product partner of the
Ski Federation and supplies equipment
to Europe’s biggest ski zones. In the
same year, Swedish company, Areco,
and Sufag merge to form the Snownet
Group, which becomes a world leader in
Sufag increases its export activity,
offering its products and services to
some Eastern European countries and
Russia and Asia.
Sufag buys the Gemini brand and its
lance-based equipment is included in
the Sufag product range.
snow guns sold
in the world
In the same year, Sufag brings out a
new prototype fan, the Peak, which
sets new standards in performance and
MND Group acquires Snownet. The
Sufag and Areco brands complete the
MND snowmaking portfolio, which has
already owned Snowstar since 2011.
This acquisition enables it to bring fresh
impetus to the group’s snowmaking
activity, confirming its position as a world
leader in the field.
SUFAG takes the business to new levels,
combining the expertise and products of
Areco, Sufag and Snowstar. The brand
extends its expertise to offer the most
comprehensive range of snowmaking
solutions on the market.
> Long-established expertise and international experience
> A complete range of snowmaking systems
> Powerful systems developed for users
> Unique expertise in optimizing and
integrating existing equipment
on January 20th, 2016, the Peak snow
fan won an award during a test in Russia
comparing a number of brands. The
Peak came 1st in the overall ranking and
recorded the best energy consumed /
product volume ratio.