Bishop Lifting Acquires Safeway Sling USA
HOUSTON – (April 2, 2018) — Bishop Lifting (BLP) has acquired Safeway Sling USA, a sling fabrication company headquartered in Greendale, Wisconsin. Safeway Sling USA is a manufacturer of 100% USA-made nylon and polyester lifting slings. Additionally, they are manufacturers of wire rope slings, chain slings, and tie-down assemblies that meet all WSTDA standards.
Safeway Sling USA, Inc. has a proven record of excellence in designing and fabricating 100% USA-made lifting slings. In fact, for 40 years they have gained recognition as the “Gold Standard” for overhead lifting slings.
Harold King, President of BLP, stated that “we are excited with the addition of Safeway Sling to our family of companies. Safeway has a proven track record in our industry of supplying the highest quality synthetic slings with the highest level of service. They will make a great addition to our team.”
Sue Szymczak, President of Safeway, added “We feel that BLP is the ideal fit to carry on our legacy of excellence.”
Along with manufacturing synthetic and metal lifting slings, Safeway provides certifying/recertifying services for overhead lifting assemblies. As a result, this includes in-house ASTM E-4 calibrated testing capabilities. Furthermore, BLP operates 70 test beds throughout their 21 locations with pull test capacities ranging from 100K-1500K metric tons.
SBP Holdings and their subsidiaries
Bishop Lifting Products, along with Singer Equities, are wholly owned subsidiaries of SBP Holdings. Notably, BLP is engaged in the fabrication, distribution, and rental of wire rope, sling, and rigging products and services. Markedly, Singer Equities specializes in industrial hoses, hydraulic hoses, conveyor belt, and gasket material fabrication and services. Ultimately, the combined entity has 61 locations throughout North America with over 1080 employees.
More information can be found at www.sbpholdings.com, www.safewaysling.com, and www.lifting.com.
Teresa Clayton, Marketing Manager
Bishop Lifting Products, Inc,
125 McCarty Dr.
Houston, TX 77029
(713) 674-2266 office
(713) 671-7841 direct