Harken Industrial is a division of the globally renowned company Harken Inc. They are a company with over 50 years of experience of the sailing equipment industry, mainly focusing on accessories that sailing boats need rather than a whole boat. This includes handling equipment, big boat blocks, hydraulics and complementary hardware. Building on their extensive history, Harken Industrial focuses on developing industrial systems that are designed to withstand against harsh environments and extreme weather.
Since they stretch globally, Harken hosts two world-class manufacturing facilities in Italy and the USA, as well as an additional 11 offices in different countries worldwide. They also run a distributing network that spans over 45 countries around the globe.
They work with various systems and solutions, some of which include:
- Pulleys and Static Attachments (ideal for Rope Access, Rescue and Work at Height personnel)
- Marine Grips
- Spare Parts
- Travelers & Genoa Leads
Harken are also renowned for their bespoke Rail and Trolley Systems, which are designed to provide smooth and low-maintenance ways to move heavy goods across a fixed rail pathway. These Rails are equipped with circulating ball bears, which are perfect for low-friction travel.
Craig Diable, Estimating Director at Heightsafe Systems commented on the new partnership:
“With Harken’s vast knowledge, worldwide presence and industry leading products, Heightsafe can continue to supply, install and certify Work at Height equipment with peace of mind knowing that the products we are adopting are some of the best in the industry – further helping us to retain and grow our client base. A collaborative approach between ourselves and Harken is a powerful and unique offering in the Work at Height domain. We look forward to working closely with Harken to deliver excellence in line with our business ethos of a high service level approach.”
Technical Sales Engineer for Harken Industrial, Guy Fulford, also spoke about Heightsafe becoming approved installers:
“We’re pleased to be working with Heightsafe Systems as a credible and trusted company in an already competitive Work at Height market. With a solid background in safety and access solutions, customers should feel confident in contacting them, for complete design and installation Access Rail solutions on buildings and structures. We’re looking forward to a positive and rewarding relationship with the company for many years to come.”