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Van Beest Adds Lift-It Manufacturing to Distributor Network

Posted on April 1, 2014

Netherlands based Van Beest B.V. a leading supplier of wire rope and chain fittings to the world market, with registered trade marks Green Pin and Excel has added a new distributor to its global network, the California based company, Lift-It Manufacturing Company, Inc.

Chris Keffer, Van Beest’s General Manager USA and Canada states, “We are delighted to be working with Lift-It, as they are ideally placed in the western sales region to service a large and growing market in which they are already well established. Lift-it is able to offer complex rigging solutions for both individual customers and for the OEM market. The new partnership means that Van Beest will continue to develop their global reach to customers.”

Mr. Keffer also comments, “Michael J. Gelskey, Sr., Lift-it Chief Executive Officer, has been working in the industry for over forty-one years and with his son, Michael J. Gelskey, Jr. and their management team has built up a very professional company that is well respected throughout the industry”.

Mike Gelskey, Sr. states, “We manufacture the finest rigging available, but what we really offer is safety, service, technical expertise and solutions that exceed our customer’s expectations. We look forward to working with Van Beest and are honored in our association.”

When asked about the strategic alliance, Mike Gelskey, Jr. contributed, “The ability to ship 3-1/4 ton or 3000 ton shackles at a moment’s notice will further assist our customers in demanding situations and allow us to provide customer satisfaction.”