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FIS / DOPPELMAYR MEDIA INFO: FIS and Doppelmayr/Garaventa extend partnership
Oberhofen (SUI), 1st December, 2008/-- The International Ski Federation (FIS) and the Doppelmayr/Garaventa Group have agreed an extension of their partnership for further two seasons up to and including the 2009/2010 ski season. Through the agreement, Doppelmayr/Garaventa carries the label of the "Official FIS Product Partner" in the field of ropeway engineering. The agreement is effective immediately and includes the option for further two years after 2010.
The Doppelmayr/Garaventa Group, the world quality and technology leader in ropeway engineering, has built an excellent reputation through successful delivery of almost 14'000 installations in 80 countries and a long-term engagement for the benefit of ski sports. Through the partnership, FIS and Doppelmayr/Garaventa will work together to promote further development in the area of ropeways in order to ensure implementation of latest technologies, to meet the needs of FIS and its partners as well as to fulfill the changing legal requirements.
Reflecting on the cooperation, FIS President Gian Franco Kasper stated: "We look forward to the continuing partnership with the Doppelmayr/Garaventa Group. For FIS, it is important to help our member National Ski Associations, their Local Organizing Committees and partnering ski resorts gain access to the latest know-how and technology in ropeway engineering.
Doppelmayr/Garaventa recently announced highly satisfactory results for the
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Founded in 1924 during the first Olympic Games in Chamonix, France, the International Ski Federation (FIS) aims to promote the sport of skiing and snowboarding and directs the development of all ski and snowboarding activities world-wide. It administers the Olympic disciplines of Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined, Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding, including setting the international competition rules.
About Doppelmayr/Garaventa Group
The two leading ropeway engineering firms Doppelmayr and Garaventa merged in