Delta Rigging & Tools, Inc., one of the largest providers of lifting and rigging products and related services in the United States, today announced that Mitch Hausman has joined the company as President and Chief Operating Officer. Hausman will rely on more than 30 years experience in the wire rope and rigging industry to lead Delta Rigging & Tools.
“Since our founding in 2004, Delta Rigging & Tools has consistently progressed to become the leader in lifting and rigging products and services,” said Kevin Rodgers, CEO for Delta Rigging & Tools. “Mitch’s extensive experience and know-how will help us continue to deliver the safety, service, quality, and value our customers and partners expect. We are constantly working on new ways to maintain and improve our range of solutions, and Mitch’s strong background in all phases of the wire rope and rigging industry will help guide Delta Rigging to even higher levels of performance.”
Hausman began his career in 1979 with WireCo World Group in St. Joseph, Missouri. Since then he has held several key executive positions, including President and CEO with Southwest Wire Rope, which was acquired by Houston Wire & Cable Company in 2010. In each role Mitch demonstrated the expertise and dedication he applies to every challenge.
“I am excited about the opportunity to be part of the exceptional team at Delta Rigging & Tools,” said Hausman. “I have watched the Company achieve steady growth in the crowded field of the rigging and lifting industry, and I am eager to contribute to that ongoing success. I look forward to getting involved with the employees, and I am committed to helping Delta become the global provider of choice for rigging and lifting products and services.”
Hausman will be based in the Company’s headquarters location in Pearland, Texas.
James Kowalik will assume the new position of Senior Vice President, Lifting Operations, and will be responsible for the rapidly growing rental, sales and service aspects of the company’s core hoist and lifting equipment business.
About Delta Rigging & Tools
Delta Rigging & Tools, Inc. (DR&T) is the largest US provider of rigging and lifting products and services. DR&T offers a complete portfolio of lifting solutions, including hoists, winches, wire rope, wire and synthetic slings, accessory parts, and hardware as well as testing, inspection, and field services. DR&T serves both domestic and international customers through 13 sales and service facilities and 2 primary distribution centers located around the country. The company provides complete lifting and rigging solutions and support for a diverse range of markets, including Oil & Gas production and distribution, Energy and Power- Generation, Mining, Transportation, Heavy Manufacturing and Construction.
Founded in December, 2004, when several of the leading industrial rigging and lifting companies across the U.S. merged together, Delta Rigging &Tools continues to grow rapidly by providing its customers in these and other industry segments with the highest possible levels of Safety, Service, Quality and Value.