Mechan ltd
Direct employees
Turnover (reported)
Regional Markets
Australia, Europe
Nuclear Contracting Tiers
Tier 3: Original Equipment Manufacturing Organisations


  • ISO 14001
  • ISO 9001
  • OHSAS 18001

Mechan ltd

Mechanical Handling & Cranes

Mechanical Handling & Cranes -


Sheffield-based engineering group, Mechan, combines traditional skills with innovation and technology to produce a wide range of specialist heavy lifting, handling and control equipment.

With more than 40 years experience, the company enjoys international success in two industry sectors; rail depot maintenance and crane manufacture. Mechan offers standard and bespoke products in both areas of business and thanks to its consistently high standards it has established an unrivalled reputation for quality, safety and reliability.

The company boasts long-standing relationships with customers who value Mechan’s commitment to developing products that are innovative, yet built to last. As a result, its impressive client portfolio comprises many high profile organisations, including Rolls Royce, BP Chemicals, Siemens, Alstom, Bombardier and Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation.

Rail depot maintenance equipment:

Railcar lifting jacks
Bogie and wheelset drops
Bogie test machines and press equipment
Bogie handling
Engine removal and handling
Under-car equipment removal and handling
Wheelset measurement
Sandbox filling systems
Fixed and mobile working platforms
Wheel Presses
Under Floor Wheel Lathes
Exhaust Extraction

Cranes and handling equipment:

Jib cranes
Hoists and winches
ATEX rated cranes and hoists

Products and Services

Product Sector
Mechanical Handling Lifting, Hoists, Conveyor & General Cranes Rail & Transport

Site Facilities

Shop Floor


Inspection / Testing

  • Proof Load Testing


  • CAD Design - 2D
  • CAD Design - 3D

Recent Work

Flask Lifting Jacks

design, Manufacture and delivery of 4 x 15t Lifting Jacks to lift flasks at Sellafield