HOUSTON — Bishop Lifting has acquired Safeway Sling USA, a sling fabrication company headquartered in Greendale, WI. Safeway Sling USA is a manufacturer of nylon and polyester lifting slings, as well as 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 percent USA made lifting slings for 40 years and has gained recognition as the “Gold Standard” for overhead lifting slings.
Harold King, President of Bishop Lifting Products, stated that “we are excited with the addition of Safeway Sling to our family of companies. Safeway Sling 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 Sling USA, added that “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 of overhead lifting assemblies with in-house ASTM E-4 calibrated testing capabilities. Bishop Lifting operates 70 test beds throughout their 21 locations with pull test capacities ranging from 100K-1500K metric tons.
Bishop Lifting Products, along with Singer Equities, are wholly owned subsidiaries of SBP Holdings. Bishop Lifting is engaged in the fabrication, distribution and rental of wire rope, sling and rigging products and services. Singer Equities specializes in industrial hose, hydraulic hose, conveyor belt and gasket material fabrication and services. The combined entity has 61 locations throughout North America with over 1,080 employees. SBP Holdings was No. 31 on Industrial Distribution's 2017 Big 50 List.