Van Beest’s products are sold worldwide under the brand name Green Pin. Its shackles are used in many different lifting applications in various sectors like the offshore, industry, mining, shipping and fishing.

Van Beest has branches in Germany and the USA, and exports to more than 70 countries worldwide.

Forges de l’Eminee, meanwhile, is based in Celles sur Durolle, France, and manufactures an extensive range of chain accessories, like grade 80 and grade 100 hooks. These products are sold under the brand name Excel. The range is used in the same markets as the Green Pin products.