Rotrex Winches

Specialist Winch Systems

Rotrex Winches specialises in the hire, sales and service of hydraulic, pneumatic and diesel driven winches for the offshore industry with winch rental fleet capacities from 100kg up to 200t line pull capacities.

In addition to our comprehensive winch rental fleet, our rental product range also includes:

  • Zone II hazardous and safe area diesel power packs
  • Zone II hazardous and safe area electric power packs
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic chain hoists
  • Vertical / horizontal deck sheaves and multi roller fairleads
  • Zone II hazardous area in-line load monitors with line pull and linear indication
  • Miscellaneous deck equipment


The versatility of Rotrex Winches’ product range, together with our in-house technical design capability, facilitates our ability to customise our products to help meet the exacting requirements of our customers.


Rotrex Winches is one of the leading experts in the field of winching technology today. We offer a comprehensive, integrated hire, sales and service capability to meet the requirements of the demanding environment of the global offshore industry.

We provide our customers with a full range of winching and hoisting solutions, including assistance with the project management to meet all their specialist equipment requirements.


Rotrex Winches’ skilled workforce with experienced time-served winch technicians and a network of UK service engineers provides customers with total service support including maintenance, breakdowns and testing.

The company’s dedicated offshore products team is staffed with experienced offshore winch technicians. Standard and bespoke winches can be engineered to meet customers’ requirements and the team has expertise in hydraulic, electronic, mechanical, electrical and pneumatic systems. Our fully equipped "centre of excellence" features a bespoke test facility up to 250t line pull.

In addition to the company’s expert application engineering and dedicated customer service team, Rotrex holds the following certifications:

  • BS EN 9001:2000 BSI accredited quality management system
  • National distributors for Ingersoll Rand winches and hoists
  • First Point Assessment accredited

Contact Details

Rotrex Winches
Gryphon Works, Wimsey Way
Alfreton Trading Estate
DE55 4LS
United Kingdom
+44 1773 603997

Available White Papers


An Overview of the Application of Rotrex Systems Worldwide 28 April 2017 As a leading global supplier of offshore winch systems, Rotrex technology has been deployed around the world to provide much-needed assistance during a number of high-profile developments.


Quality-Assured Winch Systems for Offshore Environments 28 April 2017 Rotrex is proud to offer customers one of Europe's largest and most versatile catalogues of winching and lifting equipment, which are available for rapid deployment from a number of strategically situated sites throughout the UK.


Rotrex Winches 21 June 2013 For over 40 years, Rotrex Winches has delivered winches and associated services to organisations across a wide range of industries and geographies.