Irizar Forge Joins Van Beest

Irizar Forge is delighted to announce that on September 21st Van Beest acquired the majority of the shares of Irizar Forge.  Founded in 1922, Van Beest is the leading manufacturer of premium quality below-the-hook lifting and lashing fittings such as Green Pin® shackles, Excel® hooks and Tycan® chain. Thanks to synergies in manufacturing, innovation and market access, we are confident that the combined companies will create new opportunities for our customers and, in the process, further grow our business.

Van Beest has branches in The Netherlands, Germany, France, Norway and USA, and stock-holding distributors in more than 90 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit


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