About Us

SlingmakersEstablished in 1978, Standen's (DM Standen Ltd) has become one of New Zealand's largest privately owned, independent suppliers, manufacturers and distributors of Lifting, Rigging and Height Safety products.

Standen's (also known as The Rope Centre) are well known and respected in the lifting and rigging equipment, wire rope, chain, hoist and height safety markets.

With quality and safety as the foundations of our company philosophy, all our products are manufactured and supplied to the highest standards and are rigorously tested to ensure we offer the safest and most advanced designs available.

Consultation, testing and inspection services are available.  Services

  • 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.

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.