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31-01-2017 Click here to read the newsletter of January

18-12-2016 Click here to read the newsletter of December

16-10-2016 Click here to read the newsletter of October

14-07-2016 We are pleased to introduce the Van Beest newsletter; filled with product updates and company news to always keep you updated. Enjoy reading!

01-12-2015 Van Beest implements a new certificates database

12-03-2015 DGUV Type Approval
Excel® products are successfully recertified by DGUV

16-12-2014 Christmas Greetings

11-09-2014 CAD Drawings Green Pin® Sockets
We are pleased to announce that we have made CAD drawings of Green Pin® Sockets available through our website.

28-08-2014 DNV Type Approval 2.22 Lifting Appliances
Green Pin® Standard and Green Pin® Polar shackles are now DNV Type Approved to standard for certification 2.22 Lifting Appliances.

23-05-2014 Green Pin® ROV Shackles: Finalist at “Woelfel Best Mechanical Engineering Achievement” Awards

08-05-2014 CAD Drawings Green Pin Turnbuckles
We are happy to inform you that we now have CAD drawings of Green Pin® Turnbuckles available.

11-04-2014 Van Beest is ready for the future
After one and a half year of intensive construction and renovation our renewed and expanded housing is ready for use.

17-12-2013 New catalogue and Chrismas greetings

Our new catalogue and Christmas greetings.

11-12-2013 Green Pin® ROV Shackles: Winner of “Best Product” in LEEA Innovation Awards!

14-11-2013 Green Pin® CAD Drawings available on TraceParts
Our CAD drawings are now also available through the TraceParts 3D catalog platform.
This platform supports nearly every CAD system in the world.
Simply create a FREE account at and start downloading.

19-09-2013 Website in 5 languages
Our website is now available in 5 languages: English, Dutch, German, French and Spanish !

05-09-2013 New Type Approval certificate
Recently DNV issued a new Type Approval certificate for Green Pin® Standard and Green Pin® Polar shackles.

10-01-2013 New version of Sling Design program
Van Beest is sponsoring the Sling Design program developed by EngineeringSpreadsheets.
A new version has been released which can be used for the design of 4-leg lifting chain slings according to EN818-4.

13-12-2012 Expansion plans and Christmas greetings
Van Beest is expanding, please find here our latest news. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous 2013 !

06-09-2012 New Website and Customer Portal
The new website has been designed to be fast, simple and user-friendly.

21-06-2012 Memberships
Van Beest is member of several organizations. Recently we have become member of LEEA, the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association.

27-03-2012 Van Beest Houston moves to new premises

16-12-2011 Christmas Greetings
Some of the winning pictures from our picture competition and our Christmas Greetings.

17-12-2010 New catalogue and Christmas Greetings
A new EXCEL® catalogue and our Christmas Greetings.

25-06-2010 SlingPro
Van Beest is sponsoring SlingPro, a Sling Design program, developed by EngineeringSpreadsheets. The full version of this program is now available free of charge!

29-01-2010 Heavy Transport & Lift seminars
Van Beest is sponsoring a series of Heavy Transport & Lift seminars conducted by Mr. Richard Krabbendam.

16-11-2009 Sling Design program
Van Beest is sponsoring the Sling Design program developed by EngineeringSpreadsheets. They have released a new version.