Solution by Thern: Innovative Wind Turbine Maintenance

The Client: Northern Power Systems (NPS), a prominent Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specializing in wind turbine electric power generators, sought out Thern for a unique and challenging problem. NPS faced a crucial issue regarding the maintenance of their turbine generator and rotor assemblies. The existing solution involved renting a large ground-based truck crane. However, this … Read more

Rescue-Rated Davit Cranes for Emergency Situations

Durable. Reliable. Versatile. Three words that describe Thern davit cranes. With 75 years in business, you can count on our equipment to perform in crucial industries, from water/wastewater and manufacturing to construction and mining. The applications are virtually limitless. Continuing our commitment to innovation, we are pleased to introduce our new Rescue-Rated Series of davit … Read more

Made in the USA: A Leading Midwest Winch & Crane Manufacturer

We live in a country that has always prided itself on entrepreneurship and encouraging the growth of locally run businesses. Our company had humble beginnings, being founded in Winona, Minnesota, by Royal G. Thern and his wife Lucille in 1948. At the time, Thern began manufacturing a handful of basic winches and other miscellaneous tools. … Read more

Solutions by Thern: CE Winches at a Wastewater Treatment Plant in Northern Germany

Providing CE Rated Lifting Solutions in Europe. Thern is a well-respected equipment manufacturer in the water/wastewater industry in the United States and around the world. A common, reliable, CE rated solution was recently found for a wastewater treatment plant in Germany. The Client: A wastewater treatment plant located in Krummhoeren, Germany, found themselves challenged with … Read more

Product Spotlight: Hitch-Mounted Davit Crane Base

davit crane base

Introducing the Thern® WorkMate hitch-mounted davit crane base! This newly designed davit crane base is compatible with a standard 2-inch receiver hitch of a work vehicle, allowing for a mounted crane and winch to travel directly to the worksite. With the WorkMate, Thern customers can now lift, lower, pull, or position equipment anytime, anywhere. Features … Read more

Best Davit Cranes for Offshore Wind Projects

Best Davit Cranes for Offshore Wind Projects

As the switch to clean energy becomes more crucial than ever, Thern® is ready to meet that need head-on with its top-quality lifting solutions! Although there are many forms of renewable energy, generating power through wind is growing in popularity, which increases the demand for reliable equipment to install and maintain the turbines. Keep reading … Read more

Two Types of Construction Cranes on the Jobsite

types of construction cranes

A construction site is filled with a wide variety of equipment and materials. When passing by a site, someone can witness the use of a broad range of equipment from an excavator to a bulldozer, and quite often, a crane. Construction jobs almost always require the movement of heavy materials, so having a crane on … Read more

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