pewag | successful expansion continues in Portugal

pewag | successful expansion continues in Portugal

establishment pewag Portugal


The Austrian premium chain producer pewag continues its growth with the foundation of pewag Portugal.

pewag products are known to be special and customers all over the world value the excellent quality of pewag products. Therefore, the traditional Austrian company could become a global player over the last decades, at the same time securing jobs in Austria.


The youngest member of the pewag group is the Santo Antão do Tojal-based pewag Portugal Lda.. pewag Portugal will ease the penetration of the Iberian market and allow an even better customer experience, since local knowledge in sales and production is combined with the international experience of pewag.


The future product portfolio will be enriched with wire rope slings and endless wire ropes which are used in various industries for securing or lifting. "We, pewag Portugal, are pleased to be part of the pewag family. During the next months we will put even more focus on the market in order to maximize customer satisfaction and we will increase the team needs-based by up to 30%" adds Ricardo Rodrigues, Manager of pewag Portugal. 

about pewag


pewag looks back on more than five centuries of experience in manufacturing chains as well as components. Since the first documented references of a forging plant in the year 1479 in Brückl, Austria the pewag group became one of the world's leading chain manufacturers. Today's success is based on excellent quality and state-of-the-art technology.


The range of products include snow chains, forestry chains, hoist and conveyor chains, do-it-yourself products, engineering, slings and lashing chains as well as tire protection chains. Modern chain plants in Europe – and soon in the US – enable pewag to provide a wide range of top quality products. Find more information on

Press contact
Dr. Dieter Haas
Brand Developer
pewag International GmbH
A-8041 Graz,  Gaslaternenweg 4
Phone: +43 664 6200105,