HOUSTON, TX – Van Beest opens a new office and distribution center in Chicago to support the continued growth of the Green Pin® and Excel® brands in the Northern U.S. and Canada. “I’m confident that the new office and facility will improve the already exceptional service levels that Van Beest USA provides to our customers.” said Chris Keffer, President of Van Beest USA. “The new facility further improves our industry-leading stock availability of 99%. Customers in Canada and the Northern U.S. will benefit due to both reduced freight expenses and transit times.”

Van Beest is the leading manufacturer and supplier of high quality accessories for lifting chain and steel wire rope such as Green Pin® shackles and Excel® hooks. Van Beest has branches in The Netherlands, Germany, France and USA, and stock holding distributors in more than 90 countries worldwide. The North American head office is located in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit www.vanbeest.com.