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Cleaning the snow chains

Simply clean your snow chains after use with warm water. After that, hang them up for drying. Do not apply oil. This is the easiest way to store your snow chains for the following winter season.

News from Ottinger

Here, you will receive the latest information about our company, our products and projects. Additional information as well as images and our logo can be found in our download area.

OTEC the winner in rim protection chain test

auto motor und sport, in its 24/2012 issue, rated them as follows: „... Among the three most popular chains in the test, Ottinger OTEC gave the best results. The chain, priced at around €175, was the easiest to fit of all the chains in the test. What's...more »

50 Years of Ottinger: 1965-2015

On the 50th anniversary of the founding of the company, Ottinger can today look back on a corporate history characterised by continuous progress and development as well as by commercial success. The Ottinger company was founded in 1965 by Georg Ottinger, and...more »

OTTINGER snow chains stand up to use on the Gotthardpassstraße

The Gotthardpassstraße, located at an altitude of more than 2,100 metres, is one of the busiest north-south connections in Europe. Over the winter months, up to 12 metres of snow accumulate on this road, which are cleared by an experienced team, layer by...more »

5-year, long-term guarantee

To provide top quality for our customers at all times is a fundamental part of our corporate philosophy. This is why we provide for consumers an optional manufacturer’s guarantee of 5 years with no kilometre limit on our products.  more »

Snow clearance vehicles

The snowfall in January took many mountain regions by surprise. The emergency vehicles fitted with Ottinger show chains showed their worth during the process of snow clearance, making their contribution to safety.more »

“Transport CH” Commercial Vehicle Trade Fair in Berne

Ottinger’s powerful and versatile network chains were exhibited at this year’s “Transport CH” Trade Fair, the 8th edition of the Swiss Commercial Vehicle Trade Fair Salon, held in Berne. The high degree of interest shown by the total of 33,684 visitors led to...more »

AutoZum Trade Show in Salzburg / Austria

AutoZum Trade Show Ottinger’s high-performance show chains were on display at the "AutoZum" Salzburg trade show, the international meeting point for the industry in Austria in January 2015. The tremendous interest from a large number of visitors...more »

Agraria Trade Show in Wels / Austria

Agraria Trade Show Ottinger presented new high-performance chains for commercial vehicles at the Agraria Trade Show in Wels. Our partners and exhibitors were surprised by the high level of interest from visitors and the number of enquiries. We would like to...more »

OTTINGER net chain „ASPEN“

POWERFUL IN ACTION AND RESITANT TO WEAR AND TEAR ♦ In chrome alloy special steel with hardened, wear-resistant surface. Highly-regarded in professional use; snow clearance and emergency vehicles, as well as construction and forestry. ♦ Excellent grip and...more »

Mountain rescue service Black Forest – Ottinger snow chains in action

During extreme snow- and winter conditions the mountain rescue service is requires all their skills to fulfil their rescue operations. Whether in deep snow or within difficult terrain where the highest priority for the mountain rescue service assistant...more »

Oberstaufen Mountain Rescue Service equipped with OTTINGER chains

The Oberstaufen Mountain Rescue Service is a mountain rescue team of 47 active men and women who devote their time as volunteers to mountain rescue in Bavaria. Since the founding of the emergency service in 1923, their task has been to rescue people from...more »

Yeti Shoe Claws with Rescue Dog Team e.V. (Registered Charity) Hamburg und Harburg e.V.

The BRH Hamburg and Harburg Rescue Dog Team e.V. is a leading organization in the field of rescue dogs.The purpose of the rescue dog team is to assist wherever putting it into action might help to save the lives or protect the health of others. The rescue dog...more »

"Dual-Track Tractor Chain"

Due to increasing demand for those "old, tried and trusted" items, the Ottinger product portfolio has been extended from this winter season by the "dual track" model. This type of chain is used primarily on tractors in agriculture and...more »

Dog sledding in Todtmoos

Todtmoos, a village in the Black Forest, provides a special kind of experience during its annual international dog sledding event. On January 27/28 about 120 "mushers" with their 800 dogs competed for the European and world champion qualification. OTTINGER,...more »

The world's newest YETI ice & snow cleats

providing the most secure steps on snow and ice. Spikes are placed in the heel and front of the boot sole, allowing you to walk with confidence and protecting you from accidental slips. A chain is mounted to the outsole, ensuring a secure grip when walking in...more »

Snow chains must be carried in Austria - it's the law

The following applies to lorries and trucks: Between November 15 and March 15, it is mandatory in Austria to carry snow chains in your vehicle. More information can be found in the federal law gazette, which is available in our download area. Federal law...more »

The world's first - Ottinger develops snow chains for wheel chairs

Ulrich Alber GmbH is the authority when it comes to special mobile, multipurpose and user-friendly ambulatory assistance for wheelchair operators. In an international comparison, Alber is the market leader in the power add-on drives branch ...more »