Who we are
Anchored in Switzerland and internationally active, WALO is managed as a family business in the 4th and 5th generation. For over 100 years, WALO has focused on the combination of consistency and innovation.
What we do
WALO is active as an innovative total solutions company in all markets of the construction industry. The family-owned company has established itself as a reliable partner in the construction industry and infrastructure projects in Switzerland and worldwide with its decades of experience and the permanent development of sustainable as well as economical solutions.
We have successfully implemented many challenging projects. Therefore, we proudly let our references speak for our work.
Whether residential, industrial, healthcare, outdoor or for sports and leisure facilities - seamless floor coverings have to meet a wide variety of requirements on a permanent basis.
Good buildings and thus satisfied customers require precise construction work. All our employees, from unskilled workers to engineers, play a key role in ensuring that we achieve this goal time and time again.
With our locations in three countries, we are successfully active for you worldwide.
In 2017, the Central in Zurich was redesigned and renovated. This is one of the most important inner-city transport hubs in the city of Zurich. With six streetcar and two bus lines and around 45,000 passengers boarding and alighting each day, Central is one of the busiest stops in Zurich's public transport system.
On April 25 of the current year, redesign and renovation work began on one of the most important inner-city transport hubs in the city of Zurich. With six streetcar and two bus lines and around 45,000 passengers boarding and alighting each day, Central is one of the busiest stops of Zurich's public transport system.
The entire track system, drainage lines, pipe blocks and pavements had to be renewed. In addition, the stopping edges of streetcar lines 4 and 15 were widened and extended to increase transport capacity.
Another striking renewal is the construction of three large bus shelter roofs. In addition to providing weather protection for passengers, these are also intended to strengthen "Central" as a public space.
In order to master all these ambitious tasks at all, streetcar service was completely shut down for five weeks. Likewise, the foundations of the new tram stop roofs, including excavation, had to be completed within 24 hours.
Overall, the work required two-shift operation in combination with night work and weekend work for safety, traffic and logistical reasons as well as for scheduling reasons.
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