Bishop Lifting Acquires Western Sling & Supply Company

Houston, Texas -- September 26, 2019 - Bishop Lifting Products announces that it has completed the acquisition of Western Sling & Supply Company.  Headquartered in the Denver, Colorado suburb of Sedalia, along with a branch operation in Casper, Wyoming, Western Sling & Supply Company is recognized as one of the leading providers of rigging and lifting equipment in the Rocky Mountain region of the US.  This acquisition expands Bishop Lifting’s presence in the Midwest regions of the US, along with broadening the company’s access to new end markets currently being serviced by Western Sling & Supply,

“Strategically, the acquisition of Western Sling complements and strengthens our existing operations in the Rocky Mountain region,” stated Harold King, Bishop Lifting President.  He also commented that “Western Sling & Supply, and its customers, should benefit from gaining access to the broad range of rental and custom engineered and fabricated lifting products offered by Bishop Lifting.”

Stan Truitt, President of Western Sling and Supply, states, “This union between Bishop and Western solidifies our mutual strengths in the energy, construction and manufacturing markets. We are excited to be part of the plan.”

Bishop Lifting, along with Singer Equities and Dakota Fluid Power, are wholly owned subsidiaries of SBP Holdings, headquartered in Houston, TX. With 97 locations, SBP provides industrial rubber, wire rope, rigging, fluid power products and services to a broad range of industrial markets throughout North America. More information can be obtained at www.sbpholdings.com, www.Lifting.com, and www.westernsling.com.

2019 Hurricane Policy

To: Morgan City Rentals Customers 2019

2019 Hurricane Preparedness Plan

Dear Loyal Morgan City Rentals Customers,

Morgan City Rentals has implemented the following equipment policy during the 2019 Hurricane Season. Our first responsibility is the safety of our employees and their families and we apologize for any inconvenience this policy may cause. The customer will be responsible for the security of the equipment during the storm, should the equipment not be returned within the Morgan City Rentals Hurricane Preparedness Plan time frame. The customer will be responsible for any damages and losses to the equipment due to the passage of a tropical storm / hurricane.

When a tropical storm / hurricane forms in or enters the Gulf of Mexico, Morgan City Rentals Hurricane Preparedness Plan will go into effect.

Alert Status ONE – a named storm forming or entering the Gulf of Mexico will trigger initial Morgan City Rentals hurricane preparedness operations. Suspension of “First Refusals” on all equipment will be in effect. Any equipment that is available, if requested, will be put on rent at this time. No rentals will be bound without providing MCR with a PO or AFE number and contact persons responsible for delivery of rented equipment stored at our facilities. Morgan City Rentals will assist all of our customers in expediting the return of our rental equipment utilizing Morgan City Rentals’ trucks or assist in contracting third party transportation to our Morgan City, Golden Meadow, or Broussard, LA facilities if the customer chooses to do so.

Alert Status TWO – a Tropical Storm Watch (sustained winds from 39 to 73 mph are possible within 36 hours) is issued by the National Hurricane Center for an area containing any of our facilities located in Morgan City, Golden Meadow or Broussard, LA. Morgan City Rentals personnel will begin to secure facilities. Morgan City Rentals will continue to assist customers with equipment rental return and continue to accept equipment at our facilities.

Alert Status THREE – a Hurricane Watch (sustained winds of 73 mph or greater are possible within 36 hours) is issued by the National Hurricane Center for an area containing any of our facilities located in Morgan City, Golden Meadow or Broussard, LA. Morgan City Rentals will cease to retrieve or receive equipment from the docks or customers and the rigging division will no longer be able to receive or ship orders. Morgan City Rentals personnel will begin evacuations. Additionally, any equipment not returned to Morgan City Rentals’ facilities prior to setting Alert Status THREE will be considered on rent and the customer will be responsible to ensure the safekeeping of the equipment.

Post Hurricane – Morgan City Rentals will conduct an initial damage assessment at all facilities to ensure the facilities can safely resume operations. Any equipment not returned to Morgan City Rentals prior to the passage of a tropical storm or hurricane that has been lost or damaged, the customer will be responsible to report the loss or damage of the equipment to Morgan City Rentals at the conclusion of the customer’s damage assessment. Any equipment available immediately after the passage of the storm will be for rent only. First refusals on equipment will not be honored until all storm assessments are finalized. Thank you for your understanding and for your business relationship with Morgan City Rentals. Should you have any questions concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Best Regards,

Brad Guidry

VP/ GM South Louisiana Division

Bishop Lifting Has Completed the Acquisition of Woods Logging and Industrial Supply

Houston, TX – February 1, 2019 -- Bishop Lifting Products completed the acquisition of Woods Logging and Industrial Supply based out of Longview, Washington.   Since 1978, Woods Logging has specialized in servicing the logging, marine and construction industries with spooling services, rigging products, wire rope and hydraulic solutions.

“Today’s announcement is continued support of our company-wide goal of geographic and end market diversification,” said Harold King, President of Bishop Lifting.  He continued, “Woods Logging has a long history of professional sales and service within the area, making them a great addition to our team.”

Mick White, President of Woods Logging, states, “We’re excited to join the Bishop Lifting and SBP Holdings family of companies and its large national footprint of companies focused on rigging, rubber and fluid power products.”

This growth will allow Bishop Lifting to continue to expand its national footprint to the Pacific Northwest. From on-site inspections to rigging services and wire rope delivery to marine terminals, Woods Logging provides high performance wire rope for cranes, as well as, wire rope and chain slings for the Logging, Maritime and Construction industries.

Bishop Lifting Products, along with Singer Equities and Dakota Fluid Power, are wholly owned subsidiaries of SBP Holdings, headquartered in Houston, TX and through its 86 locations provides industrial rubber, wire rope, rigging, fluid power products and services to a broad range of industrial markets throughout North America. More information can be obtained at www.sbpholdings.com, www.lifting.com, www.singerequities.com, and www.dakotafluidpower.com

Bishop Lifting Products, Inc. Finalizes Acquisition of Matex Wire Rope

Houston, TX – – August 1, 2017 – SBP Holdings, through its wholly owned subsidiary Bishop Lifting Products, is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Matex Wire Rope, Inc. headquartered in Kilgore, TX. This bolt on acquisition fits into Bishop Lifting Products growth strategy to accelerate its position in Texas and Louisiana markets.

Along with Delta Rigging & Tools and Morgan City Rentals, Matex Wire Rope is a quality addition to the SBP Holdings group of companies.  For over 50 years, Matex has been a premier supplier of lifting solutions including: sling fabrication, wire rope & rigging hardware, fall protection, cable service, recertification and custom lifting solutions.  With branches in Shreveport, LA, Pleasanton, TX, Alice, TX, and Midland, TX, the combined companies will now operate 20 branch locations throughout Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado.

Matex provides sales, service and repair for all types of wire rope and cable, including, drill lines, sandlines, electromechanical cable (EWL), and other specialty cables.  Matex’s specialty services include: Oilfield Wireline Spooling Services, Electromechanical Cable Splicing, Wireline Sheave repair, inspection and recertification.

“The acquisition of Matex complements our overall wire rope and rigging offering so we can now provide additional services to the oil and gas industry. This investment represents an important strategic opportunity to offer high quality products and service operations in and around Texas and Louisiana,” said Harold King, President of Bishop Lifting Products. “The acquisition also adds to our capacity and geographic presence to key market customers.”

About Bishop Lifting Products, Inc.

Founded in 1984, Bishop Lifting Products, Inc. (BLP) is a leading fabricator and distributor of products, services, and lifting solutions for crane, rigging, marine, and oilfield applications. Along with its Delta Rigging & Tools and Morgan City Rentals companies, our 500+ dedicated employees throughout Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado supply wire rope, slings, rigging hardware, lifting devices, hoists and winches to customers with lifting, oilfield, towing, and hauling applications.

Bishop Lifting along with its affiliate Singer Equities has grown to 57 locations throughout the United States and Canada.  Singer Equities is a decentralized group of value added distributors in the industrial rubber products industry that distribute and fabricate industrial & hydraulic hose, conveyor belt and gaskets.

 

Media Contact:
Teresa Clayton, Marketing Manager
Bishop Lifting Products, Inc,
125 McCarty Dr.
Houston, TX  77029
(713) 674-2266 office
(713) 671-7841 direct
Teresa.Clayton@Lifting.com

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2017 Hurricane Policy

hurricane-policyMorgan City Rentals 2017 Hurricane Policy

 

To: Morgan City Rentals Customers 2017

2017 Hurricane Preparedness Plan

 

Dear Loyal Morgan City Rentals Customers,

Morgan City Rentals has implemented the following equipment policy during the 2017 Hurricane Season. Our first responsibility is the safety of our employees and their families and we apologize for any inconvenience this policy may cause. The customer will be responsible for the security of the equipment during the storm, should the equipment not be returned within the Morgan City Rentals Hurricane Preparedness Plan time frame. The customer will be responsible for any damages and losses to the equipment due to the passage of a tropical storm / hurricane.

When a tropical storm / hurricane forms in or enters the Gulf of Mexico, Morgan City Rentals Hurricane Preparedness Plan will go into effect.

Alert Status ONE – a named storm forming or entering the Gulf of Mexico will trigger initial Morgan City Rentals hurricane preparedness operations. Suspension of “First Refusals” on all equipment will be in effect. Any equipment that is available, if requested, will be put on rent at this time. No rentals will be bound without providing MCR with a PO or AFE number and contact persons responsible for delivery of rented equipment stored at our facilities. Morgan City Rentals will assist all of our customers in expediting the return of our rental equipment utilizing Morgan City Rentals’ trucks or assist in contracting third party transportation to our Morgan City, Golden Meadow, or Broussard, LA facilities if the customer chooses to do so.

Alert Status TWO – a Tropical Storm Watch (sustained winds from 39 to 73 mph are possible within 36 hours) is issued by the National Hurricane Center for an area containing any of our facilities located in Morgan City, Golden Meadow or Broussard, LA. Morgan City Rentals personnel will begin to secure facilities. Morgan City Rentals will continue to assist customers with equipment rental return and continue to accept equipment at our facilities.

Alert Status THREE – a Hurricane Watch (sustained winds of 73 mph or greater are possible within 36 hours) is issued by the National Hurricane Center for an area containing any of our facilities located in Morgan City, Golden Meadow or Broussard, LA. Morgan City Rentals will cease to retrieve or receive equipment from the docks or customers and the rigging division will no longer be able to receive or ship orders. Morgan City Rentals personnel will begin evacuations. Additionally, any equipment not returned to Morgan City Rentals’ facilities prior to setting Alert Status THREE will be considered on rent and the customer will be responsible to ensure the safekeeping of the equipment.

Post Hurricane – Morgan City Rentals will conduct an initial damage assessment at all facilities to ensure the facilities can safely resume operations. Any equipment not returned to Morgan City Rentals prior to the passage of a tropical storm or hurricane that has been lost or damaged, the customer will be responsible to report the loss or damage of the equipment to Morgan City Rentals at the conclusion of the customer’s damage assessment. Any equipment available immediately after the passage of the storm will be for rent only. First refusals on equipment will not be honored until all storm assessments are finalized. Thank you for your understanding and for your business relationship with Morgan City Rentals. Should you have any questions concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Best Regards,

Brad Guidry

VP/ GM South Louisiana Division