Industry Partners

Find out about our industry partners

Here you can find some of the industry partners we work alongside to promote enhanced standards and sustainable development for the worldwide Lifting and Safety industry.

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Association of British Theatre Technicians

The Association of British Theatre Technicians is a charity and membership organisation who campaign on behalf of the theatre industry to ensure legislation is appropriate to the industry’s needs. They provide technical advice, consultations, training and are a vital resource to those working in the technical theatre industry.


Associated Wire Rope Fabricators

A trade association for wire rope fabricators based in the USA and formed in 1975. They work to establish, acquire, preserve and disseminate various technical information and encourage development of safety standards, programes and product identification procedures. 



BSI is a global business improvement organisation, showing businesses how to improve performance, reduce risk and achieve sustainable growth. They are the UK's national standards body.


Builders Merchants Federation

The BMF represents and protects the interests of builders merchants, plumbing, heating, roofing, decorative and timber merchants and their suppliers in the UK and Ireland.



The Construction Industry Training Board works with industry to encourage training, which helps build a safe, professional and fully qualified workforce.


Crane & Hoist Canada

Crane and Hoist Canada is the only magazine focused exclusively on Canada’s crane and hoist sectors. It provides essential news and information that Canadian crane and hoist professionals need in order to operate successfully and profitably.


Cranes Today

Cranes Today is the leading resource for news and intelligence focused on the crane and lifting industries. The magazine regularly carries features on new cranes, prototypes and product launches, all supplemented with news helping readers see how new technology can help you grow your business.



Hoist remains the only international factory crane magazine, and the only title which truly represents overhead lifting equipment and, above all, promotes it over all other forms of material handling.


International Cargo Handling Coordination Association (ICHCA)

ICHCA International provides a focal point for informing, educating, networking, shaping and sharing industry views to help improve cargo handling throughout international supply chains.


International Powered Access Federation

IPAF promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide.

Managed by the National Archives, this website publishes all UK legislation.


Lift & Hoist International

LHI is a publication covering overhead lifting equipment and competing material handling technologies. LHI is devoted to the manufacturers, suppliers and users of technologies that lift and move materials and people.


Professional Lighting and Sound Association

The Professional Lighting and Sound Association (PLASA) provides a voice and platform for professionals who supply technology and creative solutions to live entertainment and events.


The Crane Industry Council of Australia

Founded in 1980, CICA is the national peak body for the crane industry providing the opportunity for owners, marketers and end users to come together through united efforts to represent and progress the industry nationally.


The Web Sling & Tie Down Association (WSTDA)

A North-American based technical association dedicated to the development and promotion of voluntary recommended standards and associated reference materials.


Wire Rope Exchange

The Wire Rope Exchange offers an innovative marketplace and circulates a bi-monthly magazine, allowing companies to market their products and services to buyers worldwide.


Working at Height Safety Association

WAHSA is the UK lead body representing the interests of manufacturers, assemblers, installers, distributors and end users of personal protection equipment used for work at height and rescue.


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