The company was founded in 1939 and not only supplies cabins for ski lifts and Giant Observation Wheels, but also 3S installations, cars for funiculars and people movers. More than 50,000 CWA gondola cabins are operating reliably worldwide. In 2001 CWA joined the Doppelmayr/Garaventa Group. The Doppelmayr/Garaventa Group is the world quality and technology leader in ropeway engineering. Their world leadership in the ropeway construction market is based on the knowledge of customer's needs as well as professionalism and precision in performance.
The Group has production facilities, sales and service locations in over 33 countries worldwide and to date has built more than 15,000 installations in over 86 countries.