The company was established in 1960 as Jos. Hansen & Soehne (Tanganyika) Ltd. and later changed the name to Jos. Hansen & Soehne (Tanzania) Ltd. in 1965 a year later after Tanganyika and Zanzibar Union.

Jos. Hansen & Soehne (Tanzania) Ltd. is a subsidiary of Jos. Hansen & Soehne GmbH, founded in 1919 in Hamburg, Germany with a network of subsidiaries in Eastern and Western Africa. Jos. Hansen & Soehne (Tanzania) Ltd. is among the oldest companies in Tanzania today.

1960tiesJos Hansen Tanzania   JHS T Office       SABA SABA FAIR 1971 President Nyerere visits JHS stand     Where to find us

                                                   Our Offices then and now                                                                                 1st President of Tanzania, The Late Mwl. Julius K. Nyerere
                                                                                                                                                                                             visits our Jos. Hansen Stand at the SABA SABA Fair in 1971

Jos. Hansen & Soehne (Tanzania) Ltd. main operations are focused on Water Engineering Solutions  -  and  -  Trading in the premium sectors supporting scientific capacity building and infrastructure development.

 Water Engineering Solutions
This is the major line which builds on Pre- Sales- Services such as analysing the requirements, support in design of pumping solutions; consequently supply, perform site installations, and commissioning, training and after sales services on the supplied water pumps and associated equipment. We cover all the ranges of pumps, mainly KSB type and other similar high quality premium pumps to match the customer’s requirements. The pumps can be driven by electricity from the grid, diesel engines or solar powered.

Scientific Equipment- Education, Research & Industry
We supply scientific equipment from the well-known world market leaders in the premium segment for science education at universities, colleges, vocational education and training colleges, private institutes, technical training systems, and consulting for industry, and trade in general. Our manufacturing partners are Lucas- Nuelle GmbH (Germany), Phywe (Germany), Armfield (UK), ELE International (UK), Knuth Machine Tools (Germany) and Technolab SA (Switzerland) among others.

Medical Laboratory Equipment
The medical equipment are sourced from the internationally reputable manufacturers in Europe, USA and Asia. The range of products include Diagnostics & Analysis, Electro Medical Treatment Systems, Medical Imaging, and Surgical Equipment

Geomatics and Geophysics Instruments
In support of water sector and infrastructure development, we supply sophisticated instruments to cater for land surveying solutions manufactured by LEICA (Switzerland) and Stonex (Italy). Applications for ground water investigations and profiles for underground structures, we offer ABEM instruments from Sweden.