Tractel® is a world leading safety specialist providing reliable, innovative and cost-effective working-at-height solutions and services. These solutions are used in many end-user applications, in particular in industrial, construction, energy, telecoms and infrastructure projects.

Tractel®’s solutions portfolio comprises of:

  • Height Safety – Leading provider of working-at-height personal protective equipment – fall arrest devices (stopfor®, blocfor®, derope®), anchors, harnesses – as well as collective protective equipment, such as guardrails, (Bluewater™), and safety gates (Fabenco™).
  • Load Measurement & Control – European leader in industrial load measurement and control – dynafor®, handifor®, dynasafe®, dynaline, dynarope, and dynaplug.
  • Lifting & Handling – World leader in pass-through manual wire rope hoists (tirfor®) and pass- through electrical wire rope hoists (tirak®, minifor®), clamps, pulleys and hooks, as well as ground handling equipment.
  • Temporary & Permanent Access – World leader in hoists (tirak®) and aluminium platforms (ALTA, skysafe®), mast climbing work and transport platforms and construction elevators (Scanclimber®), Building Maintenance Units and permanent access solutions for industry, infrastructure and buildings.
  • Services- in-situ inspection and maintenance services for permanent access equipment, workshop maintenance and general overhauls of mechanical equipment, as well as training and rental services.


Established more than 70 years ago, Tractel® today has significant manufacturing facilities in Europe (France, Germany, Poland, Spain), the USA (Minneapolis, Houston), Canada (Toronto, Montreal), China (Shanghai), Singapore and Turkey. These facilities are supported by dedicated centers of excellence in R&D, engineering and safety standards. Tractel® has customers in 120 countries, subsidiaries in 19 countries, 10,000 distributors around the world, and employs around 1,100 people.

This network of expertise, experience and geographical locations allows Tractel® to achieve global reach with local presence.

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