Matex Wire Rope LogoBishop Lifting Products announced the acquisition of Matex Wire Rope, Inc on August 1st, 2017. Furthermore, Matex Wire Rope, headquartered in Kilgore, TX,  provides sales, service, and repair for all types of wire rope and cable. In that case, it includes drill lines, sand lines, electromechanical cable (EWL), and other specialty cables. Matex’s specialty services include Oilfield Wireline Spooling Services, Electro-mechanical Cable Splicing, Wireline Sheave repair, inspection, and recertification.

Matex … Proudly serving our customers and providing solutions for 50 years!

Along with Delta Rigging & Tools and Morgan City Rentals, Matex is a quality addition to the BLP group. For over 50 years, they have been a premier supplier of lifting solutions. This includes sling fabrication, wire rope & rigging hardware, fall protection, cable service, recertification, and custom lifting solutions. For one thing, their reputation for outstanding service is built upon their “Customer First” philosophy. With this in mind, all services and products are accessible through their customer service phone lines that are answered 24/7.

“The acquisition of Matex complements our overall wire rope and rigging offering. Now, additional services can be provided to the oil and gas industry. This investment represents an important strategic opportunity. This opportunity is to offer high-quality products/service operations in and around Texas and Louisiana,” said Harold King, President of BLP. “The acquisition adds to our capacity and geographic presence to key market customers.”