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.
We are experts in the construction of new buildings and alternation projects in the field of general underground construction and specialist civil engineering. Our strength lies in concentrated construction methods with technically demanding construction processes. In the field of infrastructure, WALO realizes both large-scale projects such as buildings for public transport as well as smaller and medium-sized projects in urban civil engineering and special civil engineering. WALO undertakes all types of work - from simple house connections to pipeline construction for water, gas, electricity and telecommunications, as well as unusual tasks in large-scale projects such as concrete structures, bridges, retaining walls and underpasses, as well as stream and river engineering.
Founded in 1990, Terr-Bohr AG became part of WALO in 2005. Specialist field: specialist civil engineering.Our specialist civil engineering division offers a wide range of services in the field of bracings, excavation reinforcement systems, micro piles and subsoil injection. The division’s offices and works yard are located in Gümlingen, with a subsidiary in Dietikon (ZH).
With a team of 20 employees and an extensive range of equipment at its disposal, it is fully equipped to handle even the most unconventional of tasks. Experience is key in specialist civil engineering, and this is something that WALO has in abundance in its home market. Our core area of expertise is the field of interaction between the ground and the building structure (from examination through to implementation). When it comes to construction or excavation work in the field of foundation engineering: WALO Specialist Civil Engineering devises customised solutions for every single project.
WALO takes on all types of work – from straightforward house connections to supply lines for water, gas, electricity and telecommunications, and also large-scale projects. This includes: concrete structures, bridges, retaining walls and underpasses, as well as embankment and river installations.
WALO’s range of services includes the full and partial rehabilitation of concrete structures in building construction, civil engineering and sewer construction.
The objective of such measures is to give the structures long-term protection to ensure they preserve their value. WALO has specially-trained, well-versed teams with years of experience working in this field. Complex rehabilitation projects also require a large stock of machinery and the application of modern techniques, such as concrete stripping using the ultra-high water pressure method. They also require the perfect combination of the newest construction materials and tried-and-tested conventional materials that have proven their worth over many years. This is what makes the rehabilitation of roads and rail bridges one of WALO’s specialities, no matter what the scale of the project. We offer the full package, including guarantee.
Creating space for new things – each time an existing property is demolished or dismantled, new construction space is created for fantastic projects of the future. WALO’s Dismantling department is your expert when it comes to dismantling an extremely wide range of building structures.
WALO can draw on experience in a multitude of sectors for demolishing a variety of properties. Whether building structures containing asbestos need to be carefully and safely dismantled, or concrete structures need to be demolished on a large scale – WALO is equipped for every situation. Extensive experience and state-of-the-art machinery including flexible demolition robots allow the company to take on orders in a variety of application areas.
Road Construction & Civil Engineering
The railroad line between Zug and Arth-Goldach on the eastern shore of Lake Zug is undergoing extensive renewal. The centerpiece is the construction of a new 1.7-kilometer double-track section near Walchwil.
Trackwork & Rail Engineering
Rail-bound construction work at night at Zurich Airport train station.
Concrete Rehabilitation and Hydrodynamics
This unique bridge is a perfect example of the new generation of slender structures with large spans that could be realized in a very short time.
Concrete Rehabilitation and Hydrodynamics
On Rigi Fruttli, the dilapidated concrete bridge over the Rotenfluebach had to be replaced. Switzerland's first timber-UHFB composite bridge for 40-ton loads was built.
We appreciate your interest in the WALO Group and are happy to answer any questions you may have.