Author: Anne van den Berg

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Hoist International keeps investing in rental fleet, also now

To support customers on the highest level in these uncertain times, hoist and lift specialist Hoist International keeps investing in its rental fleet. This way, our specialists can, however with the appropriate distance, support you in your project.  The following equipment is added to the rental fleet: Various pneumatic chain hoists for hosting your material with workloads of 16 ton, 30 ton and 60 ton; Lift tables, to lift heavy loads in order to protect the health of your employees; Load test water bags, to test your hoist equipment and cranes. Do you want to talk about your next project? Call, Skype or mail our specialists, in these times they are also at your service. Contact us! [gallery size="medium" link="file" ids="94,97,102"]...

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Extra security during hoist with load guidance equipment Hoist International

To offer employees extra security during hoist activities, hoist and lift specialist Hoist International rents out load guidance equipment. We invested in this equipment after receiving requests from customers that want to take the safeguarding of their employees to a higher level. At Hoist International, you will find a wide variety of hoist and lift equipment, like security equipment to minimalize potential risks during projects. The load guidance equipment that Hoist International rents out now, prevents injuries by placing persons and the hoisted objects further apart. Do you want to know what equipment you need for your next hoist and lift projects? Please, contact us. Our experts would love to talk with you about it....

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Sustainability hoist and lift equipment Hoist International improved

Hoist International optimizes the quality and sustainability of its products continuously. For example, we invested in a new spray cabin that provides our products of a paint layer on water basis. This way, our hoist and lift equipment stays in top condition longer, without burdening the environment. The sustainability of our hoist and lift equipment are improved by regular maintenance. But prevention is better than finding a cure. Therefore, we also invested in a new spray cabin, which provided our equipment with a new paint layer. The paint is on water basis, which makes the burden on the environment minimal. The yellow color makes sure that our products are well visible from great distances. Do you want to get to know our products or discuss your new project with us? Please, don’t hesitate to contact us!...

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Hoist International delivers electrical hoists for renovation subway station Stockholm

A large Swedish construction company was looking for electrical hoists for renovation activities in a subway station in Stockholm. The hoists needed to be operated radio-graphically and to be used serially. Therefore, the company was looking for a hoist and lift specialist and they found it in Hoist International. Via an European agent, Hoist International got an application for delivering nine electrical hoists. The hoists would be used during renovation activities at station Fridhemsplan, a subway station in Stockholm, Sweden. A station that was opened in 1952 and needed a large scale renewal. One of the demands for the hoists was radio-graphic operation: for our specialists no problem to equip the hoists as such. Therefore, the construction company responsible for the renovation choose for Hoist International. Now, the hoists are being used to give the subway station a complete make-over. Want to discuss your project with our specialists? Please, don’t hesitate to contact us! [caption id="attachment_150" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Both images: Station Fridhemsplan Stockholm subway, owned by Region Stockholm[/caption]...

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Opening new location Hoist international and Zeevenhooven Air huge success

Hoist International and Zeevenhooven Air opened the new location in Sittard on the 21stof June 2019. Dozens of people attended and got a tour of the building. Afterwards, they mingled with our specialists, whilst enjoyed a small bite and some drinks. We are proud of the opening of the location and would like to thank all the people that took the time to visit us! A couple photos were made during the event to snapshot the festivities: [gallery link="file" ids="191,192,193,194,195,196,197,198,199"] Were you unable to join us, but are you still curious? Please, contact us. Our specialists are ready to explain all we do and give you a tour of the new location!...

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Sif offshore foundations tests bolting using spreaders Hoist International

Sif, specialist in offshore foundations, chose to use a modular spreaderbeam with a WLL of 400.000 kg, including rigging, by Hoist International. This spreader is used for testing the bolting of a monopile and transition piece. All the spreaders that Hoist International delivers are provided with tubes, end pieces and bowshackles. Sif delivers offshore foundations for wind turbines and oil & gas platforms. Due to the fact that these foundations need to withstand strong natural forces, testing is an essential part of the production. To be able to test the bolting of a monopile and transition piece, Sif asked hoist and lift specialist Hoist International to deliver a modular spreaderbeam with a WLL of 400.000 kg, including rigging. This type of spreader is just one of the spreaderbeams we deliver. All spreaders are provided with tubes, different end pieces and bowshackles. Thanks to the equipment of Hoist International and our collaboration, Sif could deliver on its promise of delivering high-quality XL monopiles, on time and safely. Do you want to know how we can support you in your project? Please, don’t hesitate to contact us! [gallery link="file" columns="2" size="medium" ids="206,208"]...

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Hoist International provides offshore enterprise with new steel cables

A large Scandinavian offshore company was looking for new steel wire ropes for a shipping crane. Hoist and lift equipment specialist Hoist International provided the right wire ropes to meet the special construction and high minimal breaking load (MBL). After a sea journey of 10.000 sea mile to the southern hemisphere, the steel wire ropes were delivered on location. A large Scandinavian offshore company asked Hoist International to think along in the replacement of crane wire ropes on a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) ship. It turned out to be concerning special steel wire ropes with a complicated construction and a high MBL. Therefore, Hoist International talked via daughter enterprise KSC International to several partners to find the right wire ropes. And with success! After approval by the offshore company, the wire ropes were put on transport and delivered on location. Do you want to know how we can help you in your specific challenge? Please contact us! [gallery link="file" ids="213,134,214"]...

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Making steel wire ropes and grommets: an artisanal profession

Since 1976, the employees of KSC International, a daughter enterprise of Hoist International, make steel wire ropes and grommets by hand. This artisanal profession is an interesting process and you can come and see with your own eyes how KSC makes these qualitative products for our customers. More than forty years, KSC International delivers and makes steel wire ropes and grommets. Companies that want to guarantee the safety of their employees and the continuity of their machines call on KSC. Our customers profit too from the qualitative products of KSC. Steel wire ropes with a diameter till 103 millimeter can be delivered directly from stock. The make of steel wire ropes and grommets is an artisanal profession that is performed old-fashioned by hand. Do you want to see with your own eyes how these qualitative ropes and grommets are made by hand? You can! Contact your point of contact at Hoist International and we will soon plan an appointment!   [gallery link="file" ids="221,220,219"]...

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Winches Hoist International support positioning bridge

Several Dutch companies joined forces to place a new bridge over a wide European river. To keep the working pontoon in its place, Hoist International was asked to deliver the winches. Via the pontoon the steel construction of the bridge was positioned over the river and installed. The working pontoon for positioning a bridge over a river, drifts free in the water. To ensure that the pontoon stays in its place, winches of Hoist International are used in this particular project. Together with other Dutch companies, the steel construction is placed over the river, so that the river banks are connected. Do you also have a largescale construction project, in which you have to secure platforms or machines? Please, contact Hoist International for a non-committal conversation!...

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Employees Hoist International follow product training Emcé winches

To make sure the proposition of Hoist International matches the wishes of the customers, new lift and hoist equipment is added regularly. Most recently, winches of the premium brand Emcé were added, after which several employees of Hoist International followed a product training. During this training, it was explained how the winches can be used and in which situations the winches function most optimal. Hoist International has several kinds of winches in its product offering. To match our products best with the challenges our customers face, we have added new winches of Emcé. The new winches were further explained by an employee of Emcé. This way we keep our knowledge and offering up to date! Look at the winches we offer: Pneumatic winches Electrical winches Or contact us for a non-committal conversation!...

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Pneumatic hoists Hoist International tested with compressor Zeevenhooven Air

Hoist International puts safety above all else. That is why, each year, our pneumatic hoists are tested in combination with the mobile compressors of Zeevenhooven Air. The EKH guidelines are used as a directive for this test, where hoists up to 25 tons are tested internally. Hoists above 25 tons are tested externally, in cooperation with Condor Testgewichten. Again, this year the hoists passed the inspection successfully. Each year the benefit of the cooperation between sister companies Hoist International and Zeevenhooven Air is proven by the tests. To perform the tests correctly, we use the mobile compressor of Zeevenhooven Air. This way we can deliver the most reliable pneumatic hoists to our customers. Look here for our pneumatic hoists. Or contact us for a non-committal conversation! [gallery columns="4" link="file" ids="227,226,224,223"]...

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Hoist International: more than just hoist and lift equipment

Even though Hoist International specializes in hoist and lift equipment, we can deliver so much more thanks to our sister enterprises. This way we can deliver breathing air equipment and compressors, lighting, tools and company bikes! Do you envision yourself cycling around on one of these sturdy Hoist bikes? Safe and reliable hoist and lift equipment are our core business, but this equipment is almost always used in combination with other tools and machines. That is why we offer a complete package thanks to our cooperation with our sister enterprises like Zeevenhooven Air, Zeevenhooven Equipment and KSC International. For example, we offer lighting, welding machines, breathing air equipment and compressors. But now we also offer a sturdy Hoist company bike. This way, you can move around easily as well! Contact us to discuss your next project!...

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Fast relocation old train wagons thanks to Hoist International

Sometimes, it is faster and cheaper to move train wagons through the air, noted one of our customers. A couple of old train wagons needed to be relocated to the other side of the terrain, but the tracks didn’t connect properly. Therefore, the company hired a crane company, who on his turn asked Hoist International to deliver spreaders and stopping means. It was a strange sight: old train wagons that are relocated through the air. But our customer realized that he could save expenses this way, since the tracks didn’t connect properly. A crane company delivered the crane and Hoist International provided the spreaders and stopping means to move the wagons safe and fast. Do you also have unusual materials that need to be moved? We would love to help. Please, contact us! [gallery columns="2" link="file" ids="230,229"]...

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Research vessel equipped with ATEX bunker cranes of Hoist International

Hoist and lift specialist Hoist International was asked to deliver two ATEX bunker cranes by an international shipping company. The two cranes are used to load and unload materials on and off the ship. On the moment of delivery, the ship was in the dock to undergo the needed adjustments. The truck of hoist and lift specialist Hoist International drove to an international location to deliver two ATEX bunker cranes. The hefty freight was meant for a research ship that was in the dock to undergo the last adjustments. The bunker cranes meet the highest safety standards and are approved by Lloyd’s Register. Do you want to know what Hoist International can do for you? Please, contact us!...

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Hoist International continues to meet ISO9001:2015, VCA and EKH standards

Hoist and lift specialist Hoist International again receives the ISO9001:2015, VCA and EKH certificates. Technical and business service provider TÜV has audited our processes and materials, and confirms that we meet the strict demands that are set up by the standards. This way we show that safety and reliability have and remain our highest priority. To make the liability and safety of the equipment of hoist and lift specialist Hoist International demonstratable, we already met the ISO9001:2015, VCA and EKH standards. We can announce proudly that we have again successfully run through the audit. The audit was done by TÜV Netherlands, a technical and business service provider in independent appreciation, like certificating, examination, inspection and training. By attaining the EKH-certificate, Hoist International is the only specialized rental company in hoist and lift equipment that is EKH certificated and has EKH judges. Therefore, if you want to be sure that rented or bought equipment meets the highest safety standards, you should choose for Hoist International. Contact us for more informatie or inquiries!...

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Build new location Sittard of Hoist International started

The activities of Hoist International in Sittard keep growing. Therefore, the organization moves into a new location together with sister organization Zeevenhooven Air. ‘The new location will be three times as big’, Rob Schaekens, account manager at the Sittard location, says. ‘It won’t only improve the available space, we can also improve our processes. This way, we can serve our customers even better.’ The building Hoist International is located now, has a warehouse of 300 m2 and no outside area, but things will change. The new location will have a working area of 250 m2, a warehouse of 300 m2 and an outside area of 400 m. The space will also be more professional. For example, in the working area an overhead crane of 5-ton capacity will be placed and an environmental friendly washing place, where materials can be cleaned, will be added. The cooperation between Hoist International and Zeevenhooven Air will also get a boost by moving into the new location together. The two organizations serve companies in and around Sittard, particularly in chem, but also in the Ruhr area in Germany. The new location will be ready in the second quarter of 2019. Do you want to know how we can support you with our qualitative hoist and lift equipment? Contact us for a non-committal talk!...

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Hoist International delivers 23.000 kilo hoist materials to international customer

No question is too crazy for Hoist International. This is yet again confirmed by the extraordinary effort our professionals delivered to test 23.000 hoist materials and make it ready for shipping within 72 hours. The customer rents the hoist materials for a project of five weeks on an international destination. Our big fleet and our motivated professionals in the workplace make sure we can fulfill almost any question on lifting and hoist materials from our customers. Our clients know that the work is done well, safe and right and that they can be satisfied with the delivered results. We are proud that we could test 23.000 kilo of hoist materials and make it ready for shipping within 72 hours for this international project. Do you want to talk to our professionals about your project? Don't hesitate to contact us!...

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Hoist International helps to straighten dike house

A customer of Hoist International approached the hoist and lifting specialist for a restoration job. He carried out activities at the foundation of a traditional Dutch dike house. To supplement the materials he needed for the restoration, he rented several lifting bags with us. We also helped him connect the system. The dike house needed to be straightened and lifted for twenty centimeters. For that, our customer used several lifting bags, but he came short. That is when he approached us. We delivered the lifting bags, including tubes and controls, directly from stock. We also helped our customer to connect the system, to be able to restore the house completely. Are you looking for lifting bags, compressors and tubes for your foundation activities? Please, contact us for an open conversation....

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Hoist International adds cabinet removal set to assortment

To move cabinets and other heavy materials horizontally, Hoist International added a cabinet removal set to its assortment. The working load limit (WLL) of the set is 3000kg and the set has an extra lifting height of 21 centimeter. The lifting height makes it possible to easily remove cabinets from pallets or elevations. Or, of course, place cabinets on pallets or elevations. The cabinet removal set gives Hoist International the opportunity to serve its customers better. Other means to move heavy materials horizontally can be found in our catalogue. Do you want to know more about the cabinet removal set? Please, contact us!...

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Hoist International achieves ISO9001:2015 and VCA-certification

In the fall of 2017, Hoist International has achieved ISO9001:2015 and VCA-certification. These certificates prove respectively that our processes are focused on continuous improvement to increase customer satisfaction and that we secure safety, health and environment in these processes. A result we as Hoist International can be proud of! The ISO9001:2015 is worldwide the most deployed norm for quality control. In 2015, the norm has changed so much that we had to write a complete new quality handbook. In it, we captured how we are continuously improving our quality and the processes that contribute to that. [qodef_blockquote text="The certification confirms that these quality improvements are definitely taking place." title_tag="h2" width=""] VCA stands for Safety, health and environment Checklist for Contractors, but is much more than a checklist. It is a versatile and complete program to test and certificate service companies objectively and structurally on their safety, health and environment control system. Hoist International was known with this certification and therefore had no problem ensuring this certification. Do you want to know more about our certification or products and services? Please, contact us!...

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Hoist International sends 10 pneumatic chain hoists to Mediterranean sun

While the Dutch weather is wet, cold and stormy, we gave ten of our pneumatic chain hoists a well-deserved working holiday in the Mediterranean sun. The chain hoists have a Weight Load Limit (WLL) of 15 ton and support an international relation that needed the hoists urgently at maintenance activities. Within three days the chain hoists, which are in top form, had traveled thousands of kilometers to assist our relation in the scorching sun for four weeks. Talk about last-minute! Do you want to know more about the chain hoists? Read on here. Or contact us!...

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Rise in demand of 100-ton pneumatic chain hoist

Hoist International sees a rise in demand of the 100-ton pneumatic chain hoist with 24-meter height of lift. Recently, we were asked to supply a 100-ton pneumatic chain hoist for a new ship repair project. The hoists are especially suitable for heavy construction and ship repair projects. That is why we have invested in a new set from the world-renowned manufacturer JD Neuhaus in 2016. We are also able to supply the necessary accessories, spreader beams, steel wire rope slings and grommets, shackles and compressors to support your complete project. Are you curious how we can support your project? Please, contact us! Or take a look in our catalogue for all specifications and further information!...

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Zeevenhooven Air and Hoist International combine forces for Mammoet

Hoist and transport specialist Mammoet was asked by Nyrstar in Budel to change the dry columns during the turnaround of the factory. Mammoet decided to ask Zeevenhooven Air and Hoist International for help. The solution that was offered, consisted of two 60-ton air hoists of Hoist International powered by 18m3 air compressor of Zeevenhooven Air. [gallery columns="2" size="medium" link="none" ids="157,158"] The project literally and figuratively joined the forces of the two specialists. By renting hoists and air from Hoist International and Zeevenhooven Air both Mammoet and Nyrstar ensure themselves of the best material that is provided with the right certificates and is maintained by specialist employees. The project was completed within the week in full satisfaction of all involved. Do you want to know more about this project or discuss your own challenges? Please, don’t hesitate and contact us!...

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Hoist International delivered Atex overhead crane with 16-ton WLL to petrochemical company

On request of a customer in petrochemical, Hoist International delivered an Atex overhead crane of the premium brand Stahl with 16-ton WLL. The Atex character means that the crane is suitable for risky environments in which leakage of fluids, gasses and matter could lead to explosions. Hoist International advises, delivers and montages all equipment for your hoist and lift challenges. Part of the service is also maintenance, inspection and tests by Hoist International. Do you want to know how we can support you? Please, contact us!...

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Hoist International and KSC International have moved!

Hoist and lift specialist Hoist International and steel cable specialist KSC International have moved to a shared, new location. Nowadays, you can find us at Zuidzijde 5 in Rozenburg, the Netherlands. We have taken the move as a reason to improve the efficiency of our production and logistic processes, so that we can better serve our customers. The multi-functional spaces of the new building give us room for those improvements. We have also improved our storage and at the new location you can therefore find de steel cable products of KSC International and the hoist and lift equipment of Hoist International. Curious? We gladly welcome you at our new location!...

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Hoist International keeps investing in electrical winches

Hoist International invests in four six-ton electrical winches in order to deliver the best hoist equipment for a project of an international relation. With this investment Hoist International further expands its rental assortment, so that our offer keeps matching the demands of our customers perfectly. For this project, the winches were complemented with a by our customer specified steel cable, which was delivered by our subsidiary KSC International. At the moment, the rental offer of Hoist International is made of several types of electrical and pneumatic powered winches from 1 till 10 ton WLL for hoisting and moving machines and materials. The winches are provided with frequency distributors, overload protection and large cable capacity till 550 on our 10 ton models. Are you curious about what we can do for your project? Please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail or phone. We will gladly advice you!...

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