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Equipment News | Strapping and Lashing

The art of strapping and lashing has developed in recent years, as manufacturers look for alternative solutions to secure high-value project cargoes, including fibre chains and non-metallic lashing products. 

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Gotta be starting something (Billie Jean style)

June 25 - Heavy lift shipping line Jumbo, in collaboration with ETTU and Friday Out Of The Box, is launching a deck marking solution using Microsoft HoloLens smart-glasses that utilise mixed reality technology.
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Van Beest merges brands

April 20 - The Netherlands-based Van Beest, which manufactures Tycan fibre chain, Excel chain fittings and Green Pin rope fittings, is merging its Tycan and Excel brands into Green Pin, with immediate effect.
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Safe Lifting puts power in its stock

January 15 - Equipment rental company Safe Lifting Europe has added the Green Pin Power Sling Shackle range from Van Beest to its product range, available in capacities from 125 tonnes to 1,250 tonnes.
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Van Beest gets Load Solutions

September 8 - September 8 - The Van Beest Group, manufacturer and supplier of lifting accessories for wire rope and lifting chains, has acquired Load Solutions, based in Rådal, Norway.
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Janin in at DSM Dyneema

August 22 - Effective September 1, Olivier Janin is joining DSM as its vice president of marketing and sales for DSM Dyneema, reporting directly to Golnar Motahari Pour, president DSM Dyneema.
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Videck updates software for cargo securing

August 10 - Visual Cargo Care (VCC), which introduced a software package for creating lashing and securing plans for heavy lift and project cargo, has rebranded and released an updated version of its flagship application, Lashing + Securing.
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Alternative to steel chain lashing impresses

January 6 - DSM Dyneema has formed a strategic partnership with Bergen, Norway based Load Solutions for the development, manufacturing, sales and marketing of link chains made with Dyneema fibre rather than the traditional steel.
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