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September 2019

Bishop Lifting Acquires Western Sling & Supply Company

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Houston, Texas — September 26, 2019 – Bishop Lifting Products announces that it has completed the acquisition of Western Sling & Supply Company.  Headquartered in the Denver, Colorado suburb of Sedalia, along with a branch operation in Casper, Wyoming, Western Sling & Supply Company is recognized as one of the leading providers of rigging and lifting equipment in the Rocky Mountain region of the US.  This acquisition expands Bishop Lifting’s presence in the Midwest regions of the US, along with broadening the company’s access to new end markets currently being serviced by Western Sling & Supply,

“Strategically, the acquisition of Western Sling complements and strengthens our existing operations in the Rocky Mountain region,” stated Harold King, Bishop Lifting President.  He also commented that “Western Sling & Supply, and its customers, should benefit from gaining access to the broad range of rental and custom engineered and fabricated lifting products offered by Bishop Lifting.”

Stan Truitt, President of Western Sling and Supply, states, “This union between Bishop and Western solidifies our mutual strengths in the energy, construction and manufacturing markets. We are excited to be part of the plan.”

Bishop Lifting, along with Singer Equities and Dakota Fluid Power, are wholly owned subsidiaries of SBP Holdings, headquartered in Houston, TX. With 97 locations, SBP provides industrial rubber, wire rope, rigging, fluid power products and services to a broad range of industrial markets throughout North America. More information can be obtained at www.sbpholdings.com, www.Lifting.com, and www.westernsling.com.

SINGER EQUITIES ACQUIRES SHIPYARD SUPPLY

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September 3, 2019

Singer Equities, Inc. has acquired Shipyard Supply, LLC headquartered in Metairie, LA. Shipyard Supply distributes and fabricates metal, industrial and composite hose assemblies, fittings, and industrial supplies out of their locations in Metairie, LA, Houston, TX and Mobile, AL. The business was founded in 1992 and serves a diverse customer base in the general industrial, refinery, petrochemical, marine and construction markets.

President and owner Jeff Wickersham, who has been active in the business, will remain and the business will continue operating under the Shipyard Supply name. “Jeff and his talented team have built a successful hose business by providing exceptional service throughout the gulf region and beyond”, stated Sam Petillo, President of Singer Equities. Adding, “This acquisition expands Singer’s product offering and strengthens our presence in the refinery and petrochemical markets in the gulf region.” Jeff Wickersham stated, “Singer is the right partner to support Shipyard’s core values of providing exceptional customer service and world-class products. Singer’s scale and national footprint will help us better serve our customers”.

Singer Equities has 57 locations specializing in industrial and hydraulic hose, conveyor belt, gaskets, and related services.

Singer Equities, along with Bishop Lifting Products and Dakota Fluid Power, are wholly owned subsidiaries of SBP Holdings, headquartered in Houston, TX and through its 95 locations provides industrial rubber, wire rope, rigging, fluid power products and services to a broad range of industrial markets throughout North America. More information can be obtained at www.sbpholdings.com and www.singerequities.com.