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About Us

Established in 1978, DM Standen Ltd has become one of New Zealand's largest privately owned, independent suppliers, manufacturers and distributors of lifting equipment.



  • MARINE - Fishing, shipping, lashing mooring, exploration and yachting
  • ENGINEERING - General, Specialised and Electrical
  • CONSTRUCTION - Building, bridge building, mining and tunneling
  • CRANEAGE - Tower crane, mobile crane, gantry, crawler cranes
  • FORESTRY - Logging, heavy haulage
  • HEIGHT SAFETY - Abseiling, Arborists, Roofing, Construction, Rigging, Theatre etc


Only products of proven design manufactured from high quality materials are offered and conform to the appropriate standards.

Trained personnel are available for help or advice where required

The range on this website is indicative of that covered by the Company and is intended as a guide to availability.


The Rope Centre - Slingmakers


Product specifications are listed as correct at the time of publication. Note that specifications may change and commercial products are subject to commercial tolerances where dimensions and specifications are critical. Please contact our sales staff.

We stock products from the Industry's Leading Suppliers