Since the autumn of 2007 Westcon Løfteteknikk AS (WCL) has been the sole Norwegian importer of hoists from J.D. Neuhaus GmbH & Co. KG (JDN) – Germany.

J.D. Neuhaus (JDN) is a specialist in compressed air / hydraulically operated draw works, winches, cranes and hoists. JDN is widely used in the chemical industry, foundries, mechanical industry, shipbuilding yards, onshore facilities. It is a favourite in offshore contexts. The products are manufactured to meet ATEX rules and regulations applying to work in EX zones.

JDN’s history dates back to 1745. Its history as we know it started in 1952, when JDN installed an air motor on a manual hoist to be used in the mining industry. Since then JDN has developed and adapted its products to meet today’s demanding industry.