Van Beest Acquires Load Solutions, Manufacturer of Tycan Chain
The Van Beest Group, manufacturer of Excel chain accessories and Green Pin wire rope accessories, has acquired Load Solutions, based in Rådal, Norway. Load Solutions is the manufacturer of high-performance chain made of Dyneema fibre and sold under the brand name Tycan. Tycan is eight times lighter than steel chain, yet just as strong. By using Tycan, customers can achieve greater productivity, a reduction in costs and a safer working environment for their staff.
The product portfolio of Load Solutions is highly complementary to that of the Van Beest Group and will allow the combined businesses to offer customers a comprehensive range of rigging accessories. Evert van Beuzekom, Vice President Sales and Procurement at the Van Beest Group, comments, “Load Solutions is an industry leader with an innovative product portfolio that will support our growth strategy. The new combination ensures that our customers can expect more of the innovative, premium-quality products they have become used to.”