The Metall Zug Group

Metall Zug is an industrial group of companies headquartered in Zug. The Group has around 3,300 employees and, as of January 1, 2020, comprises five business units:

  • Infection Control (Belimed Group)
  • Medical Devices (Haag-Streit Group)
  • Wire Processing (Schleuniger Group) 
  • Others (Belimed Life Science Group, Gehrig Group and Metall Zug AG)
  • Technologycluster & Infrastructure (Tech Cluster Zug AG, Urban Assets Zug AG)


The holding company Metall Zug AG is listed in the Swiss Reporting Standard of SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich (type B registered shares: securities number 3982108, ticker symbol METN).

Infection Control

Belimed AG is a global supplier of medical and surgical instrument sterilization, disinfection, and cleaning products and services for sterile processing departments.

Wire Processing

The Schleuniger Group, a global technology company and innovative provider of solutions for the wire processing and testing industry, forms the Wire Processing business unit. Schleuniger's products are used wherever highly precise connections, highest productivity, reliable traceability of data and coherent value chains play a key role. In addition, the subsidiary DiIT GmbH plays an important role in the area of digitalisation and the industrial IoT (Internet of Things) in its markets. With adaptronic Prüftechnik GmbH, Cirris Inc. and Schleuniger Messtechnik GmbH, Schleuniger complements its product range in the area of testing, also outside the automotive supply industry. Schleuniger serves customers in a wide range of industries, including automotive, information and communication technology, industrial and entertainment electronics and aerospace, as well as rail and transportation. The comprehensive solution portfolio includes semi- and fully-automated machines for the production of advanced applications, customised process and test automation solutions as well as peripheral and test equipment, tools, software for networking data across the entire process chain, and service products for the total spectrum of cable processing and testing. The Schleuniger Group employs around 950 employees across three continents.

Medical Devices

Haag-Streit develops, produces and distributes high-quality products and services for diagnosis and surgery, mainly in the fields of ophthalmology and surgical microscopy. The Diagnostics segment includes slit lamps, biometry, perimetry, tonometers, practice management software for clinics and opticians and practice equipment. The Surgical segment includes microscopes, floor and roof stands and accessories. The company's other activities cover applications in the fields of pulmonology and measuring instruments.

Others

The companies of the Belimed Life Science Group, Gehrig Group AG and Metall Zug AG (corporate) are grouped together in the Others reporting segment.

The Belimed Life Science Group develops, produces and sells innovative and customized cleaning, disinfection and sterilization systems and solutions, primarily for use in the pharmaceutical industry.

Gehrig Group is a leading Swiss supplier of dishwashers, thermal appliances, medical hygiene and care systems, coffee machines and cleaning agents for the tourism industry, the hotel and catering industry, and care homes and hospitals.

Belimed Life Science

Gehrig Group

Technologycluster & Infrastructure

The Technology Cluster & Infrastructure Business Unit is responsible for the industrial development of various sites in the city of Zug, together with the establishment of a tech cluster and other infrastructure tasks. It consists of Tech Cluster Zug AG (TCZ AG) and Urban Assets Zug AG (UAZ), which owns a number of properties on the Tech Cluster Zug (TCZ) site. In addition, Tech Cluster Zug AG holds a 50% stake in the newly founded Multi Energy Zug AG, a joint venture with WWZ AG, a utility company based in Zug that serves the region with energy, telecommunications and water. 

The Business Unit’s main tasks are real estate development and the management, operation and maintenance of the Tech Cluster Zug and the entire real estate portfolio. This also includes the development of sustainable infrastructures, the acquisition of new tenants and other real estate users, the creation of new offerings, plus marketing and communication, especially with the authorities and the site’s immediate neighbors. As V-ZUG’s client representative, it also assumes various tasks in connection with V-ZUG real estate development projects. Sustainability is a key concern of the Business Unit. Its sustainable energy supplies, buildings and mobility solutions make a significant contribution to reducing the carbon footprint.