Company portrait – Tuchschmid

*No pain, no gain: 4 European steel structure awards, 3 Prix Acier, 5 RIBA Awards etc.

*Markus Kappeler / Head of Production Steel Structure

Company portrait

Partner for challenging projects in steel, glass and metal.

Our advanced knowledge and technical expertise enables us to solve our most demanding customers challenges. Innovative staff designs systems and solutions tailor-made to meet our customers requirements. Our own tried and tested developments illustrate the high state of our expertise. Practical experience on challenging projects inside and outside Switzerland is the assurance for our core competences.

Planning, structural engineering, design to manufacturing and assembly – Tuchschmid offers everything from one source.



Total (01.08.2018)  92
of which
– Engineering, Marketing, Sales  27
– Production  35
– Installation 17
– Administration  13

of which
– Graduate degree  14
– Skilled personal with apprenticeship  59
– Laborer  3
– Trainees  16


Quality certificates

IQ-Net ISO 9001:2015 / ISO 3834-2:2005
SQS-Zertifikat ISO 9001:2015 / ISO 3834-2:2005 (deutsch)
SQS-Certificate ISO 9001:2015 / ISO 3834-2:2005 (english)
Bescheinigung der Herstellerqualifikation H1 nach SN 505 263/1
SVS-Certificate Structural components and kits for steel structures to EXC4 EN 1090-2
SVS-Certificate Structural components and kits for aluminium to EXC4 EN 1090-3
SQS-Welding Certificate
SVS Welding Certificate EN 1090-2:2008+A1:2011
SVS Welding Certificate EN 1090-3:2008
VKF-Certificate Tuchschmid-ATLANT® fire-resistant column (german/french)



European Steel Structure Awards
2007   Façade at the Paul Klee Centre, Bern
2001   Structural steelwork at the Basle Trade Fair
1999   Centennial Roof on the Lucerne Cultural and Congress Centre
1993   Steel-Glass post bus station, Chur

Swiss Steel Structure Award “Prix Acier”
2014   Connection Plessur – Halde, Chur
2014   Botanical Garden, Grüningen (Commended)
2009   Baldachin, Berne
2009   Pedestrian Footbridge, Liverpool (Commended)
2007   Kirchplatz Market Hall, Dietikon (Commended)
2005   Airside Center roof structure, Zurich Airport

RIBA Awards (Royal Institute of British Architects)
2009   Pedestrian Footbridge, Liverpool
2009   St. Martin in the Fields, London
2009   Reiss Fashion House, Headquarter, Oxford Street, London
2008   Spire of Hope, St. Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast
2006   Alpine House, Kew Gardens, London