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HES Winches: Compact & Robust

HES Winches: Compact & Robust

HES Winches Australia is a South East Queensland- based business and was created exclusively to provide quality winches and superior service to their customers. The highly experienced team work closely with you to find the right winching solution, supplying quality, leading brand winches. Their commitment to excellence and service is second to none.

Formed in 2012 and a division of HES Group (est. 1982) the company manufactures and distributes hydraulic winches, electric winches, pneumatic winches, and hand winches for all types of industries and applications across the Asia-Pacific region. HES Winches Australia are the Australian distributor for several iconic global brands including Pullmaster, DP Winch, Tulsa Winch, and Lantec from the TWG group in USA and Canada plus Dinamic Oil from Italy, and Gebuwin from the Netherlands.

For waterfront property owners across Australia and New Zealand, HES Winches have fast become a familiar and trusted brand, also supplying the well-known OzWinch range of 240V AC electric planetary winches. “With almost 20 different OzWinch models available, and also custom options to suit special requirements, we cover all domestic and commercial marine hauling applications from pontoons and dry docks to slipways and boat ramps,” says Corrie Johnson, the National Sales Director of HES Winches. “Uniquely, all OzWinch models have the option of being configured with a handheld pendant control as standard or a wireless remote-control system for extra user convenience and safety.” OzWinches also feature a fail-safe electromagnetic disc brake to provide safe and easy load control.

For larger vessels, the OzWinch range includes the recently updated Signature Series II slipway winch models, which have been designed and manufactured locally using quality stainless steel components for superior longevity in the marine environment. Designed in Queensland for Australian conditions, the Signature Series II range is proudly an Australian-made product.


If you already own a winch that is used in a marine environment, your winch should be inspected regularly to ensure safe and trouble-free operation. In particular, ropes should be inspected for wear and must be replaced if there are signs of damage or corrosion.

To assist you with maintaining your winch, HES Winches Australia also offer an extensive end-to-end winch service program including sales and installation of new winches, periodical winch inspection servicing, mechanical and electrical repairs, breakdown services, replacement parts and rope replacement.

As we enjoy the cooler months of the year before the lead-up to peak boating season, now is a great time to call HES Winches to discuss your winch requirements if you need to replace your winch, or if your existing winch is overdue for a service.

Call HES Winches Australia 1300 946 242

Published in the August – November 2020 print edition.