With Pfeifer DRAKO you are always in good hands!

PFEIFER DRAKO develops and produces high performance ropes in top quality – and has done so for over 200 years. Our wire ropes are used in numerous applications such as elevators, ropeways, mining machines, drilling rigs, heavy industry plants, wind turbines, port cranes and revolving tower cranes as well as deep sea research. Beside our company headquarter in Muelheim an der Ruhr in Germany we manufacture wire ropes for the Chinese market at our plant in Changshu since more than ten years. In doing so, with help of our German engineering experts, we maintain the quality guidelines and standards of Germany. Since 1994 Pfeifer DRAKO is part of the PFEIFER group with its headquarters in Memmingen/Germany.


Elevator products as:

  • Traction ropes for traction sheave elevators
  • Ropes for roped hydraulic elevators
  • Compensation chains and ropes
  • Governor ropes
  • Rope end-connections and relubricants
  • Rope tension measuring devices

Mining and Industry ropes as:

  • Ropes for shaft hoisting
  • Ropes for open-cast mining
  • Ropes for the drilling industry
  • Ropes for the heavy industry
  • Ropes for wind power generation
  • Ropes for cargo handling cranes

Applications and markets

  • Elevator products, worldwide
  • Industry ropes, worldwide
  • Mining ropes, worldwide