About us


Established in Nairobi, Kenya, on 7th July, 1953 to cover the East African Region including Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda. We are part of the internationally operating Jos. Hansen & Soehne Group of Companies, with affiliated offices also in Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The principal office Jos. Hansen & Soehne GmbH is located in Hamburg, Germany, which operates since 1919.


Jos. Hansen East Africa Office, Kenya, Nairobi

Jos. Hansen (East Africa) Ltd. operates with two main independent business pillars:


 Water Engineering


The Water Engineering Division specialises in the engineering design and supply, errection and maintenance of electrical and mechanical plants with associated civil works, including complete power stations with overhead lines of major water supply and sewage schemes. We operate with more than 30 years’ experience as main contractors. Our workshop is located in our premises in Baba Dogo Road in Ruaraka.



Trading Outlet with its four independent Divisions

The Pumps & Generators Division imports, stores and sells the full range of pumps for private, commercial, industrial and municipal use, including KSB pumps. Our generators come from Italy.

The Civil Engineering & Scientific Equipment Division cooperates with a number of worldwide renowned companies like Leica Geosystems, Abem, Phywe, Armfield, and others.

The Medical Division: the Medical Equipment comes from internationally renowned manufacturers in Europe, USA and Asia. The medical range includes Diagnostics & Analysis, Electro Medical Treatment Systems, Facilities & Furniture, Intensive Care, Medical Imaging & Diagnostics and Surgical & Electrosurgical Equipment.

In the Wine Division we are responsible for the distribution of a range of South African wines such as Simonsig, Kleinfontein and Nabygelegen. We offer as well Apaltagua, a wine from Chile and German wines from Wein- und Sektkellerei Ostrau, Saxony.