Bishop Lifting Products Inc. (BLP) was founded in 1984. As a leading manufacturer and distributor of services, products, and solutions for North American rigging and crane companies. BLP prides itself on maintaining the highest level of brands, services, and products. Our four cornerstones to success are a vigorous quality system, an ingrained safety & health consciousness, an active environmental plan, and a structured training program. These play an important role in the decision-making processes at BLP. In turn, incorporating our employee participation at all levels. Also, in 1999 we achieved our ISO 9002:1994 Quality certification from Det Norske Veritas (DNV), before upgrading to ISO 9001:2008 certification in August 2009. Today, we are developing an ISO 14000 compatible Environmental system and an OHSA 18000 Health and Safety system. Our goal is to constantly improve quality processes at each branch and add them to our current ISO 9001:2015 certificate.
Bishop Lifting Products Inc and SBP Holdings
In 2012, Bishop Lifting Products Inc became a member of SBP Holdings. Together with Delta Rigging and Tools and Morgan City Rentals, we make up one of the largest wire rope, sling, rigging, and rental groups in the country. Our dedicated employees help leading companies across all industries around the world, solve their lifting and industrial needs. Presently, there are strategic branches located in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado. As a result, customers have the advantage of accessing our large breadth of products from any location. Therefore, each branch is stocked and tailored for its region and industries.
SBP Holdings and AEA Investors
SBP is a portfolio company of AEA Investors. AEA is a leading private equity firm headquartered in New York. Certainly, these investors are a pioneer in the private equity industry. They were founded in 1968 by the Rockefeller, Mellon, and Harriman family interests and S.G. Warburg & Co. In short, with over 40 years of investing experience, AEA has a global presence with offices throughout Europe and Asia.
SBP HOLDINGS PHILOSOPHY
SBP Holdings understands that a good company is the result of good management, and we will encourage good management to remain.
Here at SBP, we know that a company can do best when its management has the resources available to grow and be innovative.
We encourage management growth by providing an operating environment that allows prompt decisions and rapid responses to the marketplace.
At SBP we are firm believers that management should participate in an incentive plan that properly awards post-acquisition growth and profitability.