Dellner Brakes JHS debuts at WindEnergy Hamburg

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Wind turbine brake specialist JHS is exhibiting at WindEnergy Hamburg this year for the first time under the Dellner Brakes brand, following the recent acquisition of JHS Jungblut by Dellner Brakes.

Dellner Brakes JHS passive yaw sliding bearing for wind turbines

Dellner Brakes JHS GmbH is a true pioneer of noise-free, lightweight brakes and yaw sliding bearings for wind turbines, recognising that noise prevention plays a substantial role in the overall acceptance of wind energy. JHS products set standards for the industry and are used worldwide by nearly all leading manufacturers of wind power plants.

Kai Kölker, Vice President for Dellner Brakes JHS GmbH and head of the company’s wind business division in Dorsten (Germany), Beijing and New Delhi, said: “This merger will allow us to continue serving our customers and grow our business and in the wind sector. Dellner Brakes’ business philosophy fits excellently with our own, being customer oriented with operational flexibility, quick decision making and a true focus on technology and quality. We are delighted to be merging with Dellner Brakes and I am personally excited to be a part of this new group. I am looking forward to building the business together with our new partners.”

Dellner Brakes JHS-32 lightweight active yaw brake for wind turbines

JHS’s parent company Dellner Brakes is one of the world’s leading suppliers of brakes and related power transmission products, with a history of innovation stretching back more than 50 years. Dellner Brakes CEO Marcus Aberg said: “Wind energy, both on and offshore, is an area where we are very keen to expand. Our acquisition of JHS will help us consolidate our position in this important and growing sector, complementing our existing core markets of marine, industrial, cranes and winches, oil and gas. JHS is the perfect partner for Dellner Brakes as we share a pioneering, innovative approach to technological advancement, as well as a focus on the development of high quality products that truly meet the changing requirements of our customers and markets.”

You can find out more about Dellner Brakes JHS’s products and meet the team at WindEnergy Hamburg from 25 to 28 September. Come along and see them on Stand 393 in Hall B6.

For more information, see www.jhs-jungblut.de/en


Notes to editors

  • JHS has its HQ in Germany (Dorsten) and operations in Beijing (China) and New Delhi (India). Originally established as JHS Jungblut in 2008, the company employs 47 people.
  • JHS focuses exclusively on the development and supply of noise-free systems for braking and gliding processes in wind turbines including yaw brakes and yaw sliding bearings, rotor brakes and locks plus components and accessories. They also invite product and prototype testing in their purpose-built climate chamber in Dorsten which allows testing down to -40o
  • Formed in the 1960s, Dellner Brakes AB has its HQ, manufacturing and innovation centre in Borlänge, Sweden, a major facility in the USA (Houston, Texas) and sales offices in the Netherlands and China. The company employs 28 people and is part of the Dellner group, which acquired German brake manufacturer Pintsch Bubenzer in January 2018. Dellner Brakes also acquired US brake and clutch company Gummi USA in September 2017.
  • Dellner Brakes’ core product range includes hydraulic and electric disc brakes, turning and locking devices and, through the Dellner Gummi USA brand, pneumatic drum brakes and clutches, shaft couplings and rotary unions.

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