SkySails GmbH is the market and technology leader in the field of automated towing kite systems. Some 40 employees representing a wide range of disciplines and specialties – from aerospace engineers, to software developers, shipbuilders, management professionals and CNC operators – all help to develop, manufacture and market the worldwide patented SkySails technology. SkySails kites are the key technology for capturing the vast potential of high-altitude winds and SkySails is the first company in the world that has succeeded in developing towing-kite technology into an industrial application. SkySails has been working with traction kites for over 10 years. Since 2007 the complete kite design has been made at Skysails. Over 150 kites from wing surface areas of 6 m² to 400 m² were manufactured.