Certex supplies a complete range of lifting products and services from its world class warehouse and manufacturing facility in Nottinghamshire backed up by specialist units across the country. Certex has a specialist utility support division offering inspection services for pressure systems and local exhaust ventilation systems major products and services supplied including:

  • A complete range of lifting hardware including shackles, eyebolts, rigging screws and hooks
  • Slings including wire rope, chain and textiles
  • Chain hoists and lever hoists from all major manufacturers.
  • Lifting jacks
  • Fall arrest equipment
  • Inspection and maintenance of pressure systems
  • Inspection and maintenance of LEV systems
  • Repair and maintenance of lifting equipment
  • Inspection of wire ropes and lifting equipment on site
  • Wire rope, lifting equipment and fall arrest training
  • Certification management



Whether it is for the supply of lifting gear, or lifting equipment, pressure vessel and Local Exhaust Ventilation inspection Certex has the competency and expertise to assure the safety of operations in this specialist environment.  Efficiency of operations within in a safe environment means that Certex is the first choice for utility companies, With facilities in 45 locations across Europe.  Certex has established a specialist Utilities Support Division to provide specialist Inspection and maintenance services for lifting equipment, pressure vessels and Local Exhaust Ventilation systems. This expert team is equipped with specialist vehicles and equipment to provide compliant and safe operating systems.  Certex has been active for more than 50 years in supplying a full range of lifting products and services to the utility companies.  Our production staff, sales staff and service teams have the competency to provide the best solution to ensure that utility sector has the equipment and support which is second to none.  Certex has a enviable reputation in delivering real savings and legal compliance to this sector by delivering cost effective solutions.


Products supplied to the utilities include:

  • Wire rope slings
  • Davits
  • Textiles slings
  • Chain slings
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Rigging equipment including Crosby
  • Chain blocks and lever hoists
  • Lifting beams
  • Electric hoists and winches
  • Fibre rope



Services cover a wide range of functions from consultancy and advice on complying with UK legislation to a statutory inspection service for all lifting equipment, fall arrest equipment and wire ropes.

Our services include:

  • Statutory Inspection and testing of lifting equipment
  • Specialist pressure vessel examination
  • Local exhaust ventilation inspection
  • LEV systems maintance and installation
  • Contract hire and management systems
  • Lifting equipment training
  • Customer site based repair and maintenance programmes