Cranes and Hoists

Hoisting of equipment and goods in production or in transportation is the main work for cranes. Safe working conditions and efficiency improvements in production are increasing the use of cranes.

Danfoss Drives’ broad range of products includes VACON® drives that provide flexibility in the development of new equipment and modernization of existing installations.


Danfoss Drives is a world-leading, dedicated and passionate AC-drives specialist with extensive experience related to different crane types. Danfoss Drives know-how includes AC drives in hoisting, cross, and long travel, slewing and control of auxiliary equipment like cable reels, for example, in the following crane types:

  • Process cranes, such as ladle cranes for handling liquid metal
  • Tower cranes in construction sites
  • Container-handling cranes in harbors
  • Overhead cranes in many industries
  • Marine and offshore cranes
  • Chain hoists

To find out more visit Danfoss or Contact Us to discuss your application.


Cranes and Hoists