Bishop Lifting Products Acquires Westech Rigging Supply and Expands Northwest Footprint
Bishop Lifting Products, a portfolio company of Altamont Capital Partners, announced the acquisition of Westech Rigging Supply, with locations in Eugene and Salem, OR. Founded in 1956, Westech has been family owned and operated by the Anderson family, serving customers throughout Oregon with an online presence that serves customers across the country. Following the closing, current Westech owner Nick Anderson will assume a leadership role at Bishop Lifting Products.
Westech marks Bishop’s tenth acquisition since 2012 and is part of Bishop’s ongoing strategy to become the country’s leading provider of lifting products and services. Including Westech, Bishop provides the scale and footprint of 30 locations across the country.
“We’re excited to continue our growth through acquisition as we reach the milestone of 30 locations to serve our customers,” said Harold King, President of Bishop Lifting Products. “Westech expands on our service of the logging, utility, and related industries in the Northwest. We look forward to working with Nick and the Westech team as we continue to build out our national footprint to serve customers locally with our deep industry knowledge while providing our high-quality products to customers throughout the country via our online platforms.”
“We are excited to join Bishop to continue the work that my family has been doing for more than 65 years,” said Nick Anderson of Westech and newly appointed Director of Ecommerce for Bishop Lifting. “Bishop provides the reach to best serve our nationwide online customer base while also expanding our product and service offerings locally.”
About Bishop Lifting Products, Inc.
Founded in 1984, Bishop Lifting Products, Inc. (BLP) is one of the largest providers of wire rope, slings, rigging, and related products in the United States. Bishop’s dedicated employees help leading companies across all industries solve their lifting and industrial needs. With 30 branches located strategically across the country, customers have the advantage of accessing Bishop’s large breadth of products from any location. In addition to Bishop, the BLP family of brands includes Delta Rigging and Tools, Morgan City Rentals, Matex, Woods Logging, American Wire Rope and Sling, Western Sling, Louisiana Crane, All- Lifts, and Silver State.
About Altamont Capital Partners
Altamont Capital Partners is a private investment firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area with more than $4.5 billion of assets under management. Altamont is focused on investing in middle market businesses where it can partner with leading management teams to help its portfolio companies reach their full potential. www.lifting.com