About Us The Company

Certex offers a full solution for lifting products and services.

Certex provides steel wire rope, lifting equipment and services to customers in the industrial, oil & gas, renewable and elevator markets. 

We provide:

Products - locally stocked, world class brands of lifting equipment including wire rope and our own brands including fall arrest equipment.

Technical Support – statutory thorough examination services for the offshore and renewable energy sectors to bespoke support for the more challenging tasks.

Tests, Inspections & Certifications – from NDE – non-destructive examination to rope inspections.

Lifting equipment management services

Maintenance & Repairs – including installation and servicing.

Training – at our offices or at your place of work from our accredited professionals including consultancy work.

Bespoke Lifting Solutions – from specialist’s high quality wire/fibre rope manufacturing to rigging.


Manufacturing – at our own specialist facilities in Scotland and England creating high specification lifting products and processing of close tolerance steel wire rope assemblies.

Our applications range from construction cranes, ports, manufacturing, wind turbines, on & offshore oil and gas operators, elevators and the steel industry.  

Certex has a notable reputation for providing innovative solutions to lifting problems and has a proven record of saving our customers money through product selection and tailored written schemes of examination.  Further we can provide our customers application know how through accredited training, statutory examination and maintenance services.

Below is a virtual tour of our industrial facilities in Harworth, Nottinghamshire:

European presence

Further to our UK services we exists throughout Europe.  We are currently active in Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Russia and Sweden, please see www.certex.net for local country contact details.  In each country there is a local network of service centres and a wealth of experience and expertise.  In the UK we sell and distribute from: Harworth in Nottinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Great Yarmouth and Aberdeen & Montrose in Scotland.   

The UK’s widest steel wire rope assortment 

In our modern central warehouse in Harworth, Nottinghamshire we have the largest of our service workshops with manufacturing capabilities along with our specialist sling manufacturing plant in Montrose, Angus.

Axload AB

Certex is part of a wider group of companies and is part of AXLOAD AB, please see www.axload.com for further information.


Product range

Browse our product range here, or contact us for any questions or orders 

Service range

Browse the service section of our website or contact us

Contact us

Feel free to contact us for further information on any of the products and services we offer