pewag Australia Pty Ltd – A company of the pewag Group
Founded in 1479, pewag is the oldest and one of the world’s leading chain manufacturers. Renowned for its snow and traction chains across Europe, the company has built its product range based around snow and forestry chains, hoist and conveyor chains, lifting and lashing chains and tyre protection chains.
With its distinguished five-hundred-year history, pewag has evolved from a small and modest company into a global organisation with 12 production sites, 36 sales sites and other locations in Europe, America, Africa and Australia. In addition to its numerous locations, pewag, as an international company, relies on a strong and professional partner network. These collaborations currently provide optimal customer service in over 100 countries around the world.
Headquartered in Austria, pewag opened its first Australian office in December 2012 in Wollongong, New South Wales, after dealing with customers through its distributors for the previous 30 years. pewag Australia Pty Ltd provides a high level of service, sales and support to customers within Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, PNG and Fiji.
Continuing its expansion, pewag opened a second office in Welshpool, Western Australia in May 2015. The Perth office is able to house the complete range and sizes of tyre protection chains to ensure immediate supply for pewag’s Western Australian customers and will support the future growth of the lifting and conveyor aspects of the business.
Tyre Protection Chains
Pewag is the manufacturer of high quality european made tyre protection chains, from underground equipment beyond three kilometres below the surface to the world’s largest loader - the Letourneau Loader L2350. We have the largest furnaces in the industry and the only cryogenically tyre protection chains treatment process which enables us to manufacture leading Tyre Protection chains worldwide. Across the globe, pewag chains are used on all seven continents ranging from providing traction in Antarctica at -50°C, to protecting tyres against hot slag within furnaces at over +1000°C.
Tyre protection chains are predominantly found within the areas of open pit mining, underground mining and tunnelling, quarrying, slag and scrap and across a broad range of traction related applications. Our specialised range of forestry chains have provided much needed solutions to a range of machines where Mother Nature provided it fair share of operational complications.
For the chain system segment of business, pewag offers a wide range of innovative high-quality products and services for the lifting, moving, and securing of goods. Pewag is the technological innovator and first manufacturer world-wide to offer a Grade 12 lifting chain program.
Pewag winner profilift lifting points stand for best quality and advanced innovation that set new standards within the chain industry in terms of lifting and moving of loads. This product range includes lifting chains, lifting clamps, lifting points, anchorage points, lifting straps, lashing straps, lashing chains and all of the relevant accessories for these products. Grade 80, 100 & 120.
In this category we offer a variety of high class and innovative chain systems as well as customised service features. Our product offering includes: Bucket elevator, BDD-S, BHV– system, BDS, Chain ends, shackles, DIN 764 DIN 766 Din 745 DIN 15234 Din 5699KHV Chain, VHV Connecting Links, RHV Drice Sprockets, EHV Individual Teeth, UHV Tail Wheels SEG-A
pewag is the world’s first supplier of a chain with an intelligent and stiff cross profile for lifting devices. Our chains are produced on state-of-the-art production machines for high dimensional accuracy and tight tolerances to ensure smooth run of the chains over chain wheels.
pewag offers a variety of high class hoist chain types as well as services for the design of chain drives. This includes high strength round steel and profile steel chains for hoists and chain drives.
With our determination to innovate, we at pewag design snow chains that guarantee maximum safety and comfort in every situation. Pewag snow chains are not limited to use in wintery conditions. Our products can be used on all different types of grounds – mud, pebble and sand. In impassable terrain military and ambulance drivers rely on pewag quality. Our snow chains are available for cars, SUV’s, 4WD, buses, trucks and off the road vehicles.