About Bishop Lifting Products

Founded in 1984, Bishop Lifting Products, Inc.® (BLP) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of services, products and solutions for North American rigging and crane applications as well as applications worldwide. Combined with our BLP Services and BLP Solutions divisions, our 200+ dedicated employees throughout Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma help leading companies and select resellers in heavy industries solve their lifting needs worldwide.

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BLP Slings and Rigging ProductssLINGS & rIGGING pRODUCTS

BLP fabricates wire rope, synthetic, alloy chain, metal mesh, and high performance slings including SlingMax® Gator-Flex® 9-part Grommets, Twin-Path® Extra CoverMax®, and Gator-Laid® 9-part slings. We are a Campbell welded alloy chain sling repair station, a Cambridge metal mesh sling repair center/authorized fabricator and premiere distributor of Crosby shackles, blocks, sheaves, and hooks. BLP is North America’s largest stocking distributor of Teufelberger high performance crane ropes, with a large inventory of wire rope sizes and constructions. In all, BLP is a top distributor worldwide for SlingMax® Rigging Solutions, The Crosby® Group, Campbell® chain, J.C. Renfroe & Sons lifting clamps, Teufelberger®  and Wire Rope Industries® wire ropes.

BLP Services - Inspections and RepairssERVICES

Since 1998, our BLP Services division has provided offshore and land-based inspection, testing, maintenance, repair, modernization, on-site staffing, and lift specialist consulting. We service wire rope, slings, loose lifting gear, cranes, hoists and oilfield equipment. BLP Services adheres to current industry standards, manufacturer recommendations and customer requirements. Our employees maintain a strict regimen of training on all types of lifting equipment, offering detailed inspection reports on paper and online.

BLP Solutions - Lifting DevicesSOLUTIONS

Our Solutions division features an in-house engineering team with years of industry experience, the latest design technologies and highest quality fabrication techniques ready to design your custom lifting devices. This team also produces our line of Liftmax® Lifting Devices, as well as the UltraRider™ and MaxiRider® personnel lifters. Plus, all our lifting devices are 100% inspected and tested, with certs available via our Prooftesting.com online cert system.

Personnel Lifting


In 1998, the industry’s need for improved personnel lifting on drilling rigs was answered with the electric-powered MaxiRider®. Today, it"s joined by the next generation and air-powered UltraRider™ for offshore personnel lifting. Their numerous safety features, ease of operation improvements and total wireless rider control makes these and our personnel baskets the most demanded and trusted personnel lifting systems in the oilfield.


BLP QuickTrackProoftesting.com Online Cert System

All serialized and tested products purchased from BLP have corresponding test compliance certificates and tagging. Our ProofTesting.com online cert system then gives you immediate access to these certs to streamline your compliance efforts.  Visit ProofTesting.com to access any certs for products purchased after January 1, 2007. Our focus on customer service and innovations like ProofTesting.com are additional examples why you should depend on BLP as the full service, global partner for all your crane and rigging needs. Find your Certificates online.

Quality & Improvement

BLP’s four cornerstones to success are a vigorous Quality system; an ingrained safety & health consciousness; an active environmental plan; and a structured training program. Each of these plays an important role in the decision making processes of BLP and incorporates employee participation at all levels. In 1999 we achieved our ISO 9002:1994 Quality certification from Det Norske Veritas (DNV), which was upgraded to the ISO 9001:2008 certification in 2009. Today, we are developing an ISO 14000 compatible Environmental system and an OHSA 18000 Health and Safety system.


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