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Van Beest Expands Line and Becomes Full Member of LEEA

Posted on June 21, 2012

Recently, Van Beest has gone through the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association extensive auditing process and has been granted full membership.

LEEA is the leading representative body for all those involved in the lifting industry worldwide.  They are a respected and authoritative representative body for their members, who work in every aspect of the industry; design, manufacture, refurbishment and repair, and also the hire, maintenance and use of lifting equipment. LEEA has over 520 members worldwide.

In addition to providing members with training and expert technical advice, the association works closely with organizations such as the Health and Safety Executive in the preparation of regulations and British, European and International standards.

Van Beest is not only member of LEEA, but also of several other organizations which promote the common interests in our industry. These organizations spread (technical) information via publications, internet and meetings. They also represent their members in various international standard committees.

Also to note, Van Beest has expanded their product line to offer a complete program of wire rope and chain fittings.  Van Beest has recently taken stock of all sizes of the Stainless steel weld-on transport rings PASI: WLL 0.75 up to and including 5t.  The Excel® range of chain accessories include everything necessary for chain assembly not only in grade 8 and 10, but also in AISI 316 stainless steel.

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