Powerlines Group is an international business group active in the fields of RAIL, ENERGY and PRODUCTS. In the rail segment the Group designs and constructs overhead line systems for local mass transit and mainline transport, standard rail routes and high speed sections. Customers are provided with overhead catenary systems and components compliant with international norms – all from a reliable single source.

In the ENERGY segment the Powerlines Group is mainly focused upon serving the Austrian and German market, although large projects have already been completed in Sweden and Slovakia. Powerlines Energy GmbH is planning to expand further in Europe. VLB Leitungsbau and Powerlines Energy Germany offer the expertise within the Group for high voltage transmission line projects.

DRIESCHER is a family-run, globally operating company that is one of the leading suppliers of low voltage and medium voltage switchgear and switching devices for 0,4 kV to 38,5 kV/52 kV – “Made in Germany”.
Innovative technology, flexibility and the highest possible quality have made DRIESCHER one of the leading manufacturers in the world today.
As the holder of 300 patents, the originator of many global standards and the manufacturer of compatible, future-proof solutions, we can provide our clients with an exceptionally broad product range based on a modular system. These products are capable of fulfilling every possible requirement in an individual manner.

Founded in 1923 by Emil Furrer and Arnold Frey due to the electrification of the railway in Switzerland.
Since then, they have been involved in the development of power rails around the world, and are projecting and installing overhead contact management systems.

As an internationally recognised specialist for catenary systems and overhead power line systems we have relied on the principle of maximum quality for nearly 100 years: maximum quality in planning projects, executing construction works, managing our infrastructure, developing innovative technologies and especially in training our 400 employees. For us, maximum quality means to find the best solution for every challenge.

With our 20 years of experience we are able to supply switchgear devices for electrical engineering and switchboard systems to our customers. We provide warranty and post-warranty service, adjusting, installation and commission of the devices for our business partners. We arrange also technical and repair service including reconstruction. Our engineering and design department projects flexible and customer specific solution for you.