Media Release: Bridon signs partnership as Cosalt’s preferred wire rope supplier for UK land distribution

THE specialist wire rope manufacturer, Bridon International Ltd, has confirmed a partnership deal with Cosalt International, suppliers of safety equipment and inspection services.

This will enhance Bridon’s UK land and marine distribution reach, becoming Cosalt’s preferred UK wire rope supplier.

The agreement is of considerable importance to Bridon as it will serve to strengthen its market position and expand the company’s service offering into the safety equipment and inspection services sector.

This enables Bridon to compliment and add value to Cosalt’s already specialised product range, whilst sharing expert knowledge, contacts and experience.

It will also serve to be mutually beneficial for Cosalt, allowing the company to expand its offering in the high-tech marine and industrial wire rope markets, particularly within the specialist crane and hoist application arena.

Under the terms of the agreement, Bridon’s specialist steel ropes will be Cosalt’s product of choice for the operational use of container cranes, tower cranes, mobile cranes, dockside cranes, and piling and dredging applications. This will include Bridon’s Endurance DYFORM® 34LR, Endurance DYFORM® 8PI, Endurance DYFORM® 6 and Endurance 50DB wire rope products.

John Churchfield, MD of Bridon International, comments: “We are delighted with this new partnership with Cosalt. The agreement is part of our ongoing commitment to develop business strategies which will support our longer term vision and development framework.

“We believe the combination of Bridon’s rope making expertise with Cosalt’s ability to provide inspection, maintenance and servicing is a perfect fit in terms of adding value to our customers. It is significantly important to Bridon’s overall product reach, enhancing our services and reaffirming that our products are global leaders in terms of durability and reliability.

“Being chosen as a premier supplier by the leading UK safety equipment and inspection provider is proof of our product design and manufacturing capabilities.”

Mark Lejman, chief executive of Cosalt International, continues: “Bridon manufactures a very high quality product and has a great reputation in the market; add in our ability to provide a highly customer-focussed sales, service and inspection package, delivered through our extensive distribution network, and you have a winning combination. There is a natural synergy to this agreement that will significantly strengthen the presence of both companies in the market. It builds on the relationship we have already established with Bridon in the UK oil and gas market.”

Bridon is acknowledged as a world-leading specialist in the manufacture of wire rope.

The company operates seven manufacturing units around the world as well as market focused technical and sales offices.

Supporting this structure is a global network of agents and distributors.

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