August 2016
Rigging Connection
Crosby New Product - SL-150 Slide-Loc ®

Crosby is excited to launch the latest product the join the Crosby family. The Crosby SL-150 Slide-Loc® lifting point, an innovative alternative to eye bolts. At the center of the new design is a patent pending locking mechanism that makes the lifting point well suited for quick attachment to the load surface without the need for tools.
In addition to the user friendly locking device, when compared to respective size eye bolts, the Crosby SL-150 Slide-Loc® provides several key benefits. They include:
- A larger eye opening for easy access
- A bail that swivels 360˚ to keep load aligned with the sling leg
- Maintaining full WLL at any angle up to 90°
Click here to view the Slide-Loc® Video.

WireCo ®  World Group
 Bishop Lifting is a leading distributor of all WireCo ® World Group's brands including Union, Oliveira, Casar and Camesa wire rope. We are also a distributor WireCo's brand  of Synthetic Ropes including the X-Trema Dyneema ®, Polysteel, Astra and Libra lines, as well as the Orion Premium and Ocean 12.

For Wireco's Wire Rope Catalog, click here.  
For Wireco's Synthetic Rope Catalog, click here.

Straightpoint Proof Test Plus Software
A revolutionary new piece of software from provides real time data, reports and certification related to wireless monitoring at a safe distance during non-destructive load verification or proof load testing.  Proof Test plus records data gathered by a Radiolink plus load cell, load shackle or compression load cell, for example, which can be printed out directly as a PDF report or electronically transmitted and stored, along with a certificate of testing. The software can also produce graphs charting data from the load versus time throughout a test.

BLP now can  perform testing services in the field using Straightpoint's Load Cells with the new software and be able to prints graphed certificates of test immediately after the test. 
Wire Rope Hoist Installation
In Houston, the Lynchburg Ferry has been out of commission for the last few weeks as our BLP Services team installed brand new 5 ton Chester Electric Hoists!  The previous hoists have been in operation for the last 30 years and our team worked to have them removed and then installed 4 new hoists on both sides of the Houston Ship Channel.

Save the Date - Permian Basin Oil Show
Permian Basin Oil Show will take place in Odessa, Texas on October 18-20, 2016. 
Bishop Lifting will be exhibiting in an outdoor booth OS105.  Come by the booth! Our sales team would love to meet you.

Houston, TX

(713) 674-2266 

Odessa, TX

(432) 563-5955 

Lafayette, LA

(337) 369-3903 

Tulsa, OK

(918) 582-1807 

Wichita, KS

(316) 942-2453