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Press Releases from Gleistein Ropes (28 total)

Gleistein Ropes launches Texteel® – the new force in quality HMPE textile rop …

Bridging the gap between high performance and cost effectiveness Leading rope manufacture Gleistein Ropes announces the launch of its new Texteel® series. With Texteel®, Gleistein introduces a HMPE fibre type for cost-conscious customers, combining the strength and elongation characteristics of steel wire rope with the low weight and exceptional handling attributes of textile fibre ropes. The alternative HMPE fibre used for the manufacture of Texteel® was carefully selected following extensive,

Gleistein Ropes continues partnership as “Official Rope Supplier” to Alex Th …

Sights set on winning the 2020-2021 Vendée Globe race Bremen/Düsseldorf, 21 January 2019 – Leaders in their respective fields, Gleistein Ropes and Alex Thomson Racing announce the renewal of their partnership for a further two years. Gleistein Ropes first teamed up with Alex Thomson Racing in early 2014 and has remained the “Official Rope Supplier” on board of HUGO BOSS since. The partnership continues with the joint development and

SMM Hamburg: Gleistein showcases latest commercial marine innovations and dedica …

Bremen/Hamburg, 4 September 2018 Gleistein Ropes presents its latest products for the commercial marine market at this year’s SMM in Hamburg, the world’s number one trade fair for the maritime industry. Among the highlights will be a new towing line, the strong and convenient GeoLink Lashings as well as Gleistein’s esteemed FLX Mooring System – delivering significant cost-savings over its extensive lifetime. Furthermore, Gleistein is also launching an all-new dedicated

Pfeifer and Gleistein join forces

Leading international rope specialists secure strategic cooperation for joint sales and development It is no secret that “wire ropes of the future” will continue to be increasingly produced using synthetic fibres. High-performance ropes made of high-tech textile fibres weigh just a fraction and are easier to handle than their steel-wire based counterparts while delivering performance attributes that are on par. It is upon this backdrop that Gleistein Ropes and the Pfeifer

Gleistein Ropes goes to METS 2017 in Amsterdam with new and improved solutions f …

Latest products and the new, expanded GeoYacht catalogue – now including the sailmaker range – at the Gleistein booth in Hall 1, Stand 256 Bremen/Amsterdam, 14 November 2017 Gleistein Ropes presents numerous highlights at METS 2017, the world’s largest marine equipment trade show, including Alex Thomson’s lines of choice from on board of HUGO BOSS made with Dyneema® SK99 and the specially-developed innovative lines deployed by the successful Danish Olympic
05-03-2017 | Sports
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Olympic medal-winning partnership continues between Gleistein Ropes and the Dani …

Fruits of cooperation – the extraordinarily durable RunnerTwin Olympic line – now also taken up in the regular Gleistein Ropes range Bremen, 3 May 2017 After several successful years that were capped off with a two Olympic medals in Rio 2016, the winning cooperation between Gleistein Ropes and the Danish Sailing Association will continue – and has been extended to 2021. The initial partnership, which was officially announced in early

World record lift for the largest land-based mobile crane – equipped with slin …

Gleistein client ALE breaks the 3,000 metric ton mark in Brazil Press Information Bremen, 12 April 2017 A new world record of more than 3,000 metric tons has been set for the heaviest commercial load ever to be lifted by a land-based mobile crane. Heavy lifting specialist and Gleistein client ALE performed this historic task as part of an FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) vessel integration project in southern Brazil. The four-month
11-07-2016 | Sports
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Alex Thomson in the Vendée Globe on board of HUGO BOSS together with “Officia …

Ultimate test of reliability, will and resilience Bremen, 4 November 2016 – Solo, non-stop, around the world without assistance: the Ocean Masters Vendée Globe is regarded as the world’s toughest sailing challenge. On Sunday, 6 November 2016, the eighth edition of the Vendée Globe will set sail from les Sables d’Olonne, France. After his third place in 2012/2013, distinguished British skipper Alex Thomson will now participate in a Vendée Globe

Tougher than ever: Gleistein Ropes to present innovative rope construction-type …

A whole world of state-of-the-art solutions for the commercial marine industry Bremen, 1 September 2016 Visitors to the Gleistein Ropes stand at this year’s SMM in Hamburg can look forward to witnessing a world first. The SMM (Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology) is the world’s leading international maritime trade fair and will host the first public presentation of a new type of rope construction developed by the Gleistein R&D department,

Gleistein Ropes celebrates FLX Mooring System successes and more at Seatrade Cru …

Cruising towards even greater achievements with industry-leading, long-life mooring solutions Fort Lauderdale / Bremen, 14 March 2016 – At this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global (formerly CSM – Cruise Shipping Miami) trade fair taking place 14-17 March in Fort Lauderdale, Gleistein is placing the spotlight squarely on its successful mooring range. Besides solutions including GeoTwin WinchMaster and GeoSquare Plus, the revolutionary FLX Mooring System will spearhead the Gleistein Ropes appearance.
01-23-2015 | Sports
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More performance and enjoyment on the water with Gleistein Ropes at boot 2015 in …

Official Rope Supplier to two Barcelona World Race entrants shows off its wares at the world’s largest water sports trade fair Bremen, 16 January 2015 Set sail to boot Düsseldorf 2015 between 17 and 25 January and discover the latest Gleistein Ropes innovations in the field of recreational marine. Among the highlights will be Gleistein’s revolutionary creep-free lines featuring Dyneema® MAX Technology that comprise a genuine wire rope substitute for

DynaOne® HS GeoBend officially receives DNV GL Type Approval Certificate for us …

Extreme rope reliability and durability with alternating bends under load Press information Bremen, 28 November 2014 It’s now official: the world’s leading ship and offshore classification society, DNV GL, has issued Gleistein Ropes with Type Approval Certification for DynaOne® HS GeoBend. The DNV GL approval recognises full compliance with the “Germanischer Lloyd Rules for Loading Gear on Seagoing Ships and Offshore Installations” and formalises the level of safety, performance and durability the Gleistein
11-21-2014 | Sports
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Gleistein Ropes presents the advanced FLX Mooring System and other cordage innov …

Latest high-performance, premium solutions for the yacht and super yacht market Bremen, 17 November 2014 Gleistein Ropes presents it latest groundbreaking solutions to the international marine leisure industry at this year’s METS (Marine Equipment Trade Show). Among the highlights is the FLX Mooring System, which boosts service life while keeping lifetime costs low by intelligently marrying premium mooring lines with decidedly more economical tails as the sacrificial element. Also set to

Gleistein Ropes presents its latest innovations for the commercial marine indust …

First chance to obtain the all-new GeoMarine catalogue at the completely revamped stand Hamburg, 9 September 2014 Gleistein Ropes opens this year’s SMM in Hamburg with the presentation of its brand new GeoMarine catalogue and its latest innovations at a fully revamped stand. Brimming with pioneering solutions for the commercial marine industry, the GeoMarine catalogue not only depicts a multitude of premium, high performance products for core areas such as towing
06-03-2014 | Sports
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Gleistein Ropes secures sponsorship deals with Alex Thomson Racing onboard HUGO …

Official Rope Supplier until end 2016 Press information Bremen, 28 May 2014 The latest sponsorship agreements made by Bremen-based high-tech rope manufacturer Gleistein Ropes ensure two prestigious sailing teams now benefit from high performance running rigging from Gleistein. With immediate effect, Gleistein Ropes is the Official Rope Supplier to both Alex Thomson Racing onboard HUGO BOSS as well as to the Neutrogena Sailing Team. Each sponsorship deal with Gleistein runs until the end

Gleistein Ropes takes it to the MAX at METS 2013

Streamlined portfolio of high-end solutions for the yacht and super yacht market Bremen, 12 November 2013 When Gleistein Ropes takes to this year’s METS (Marine Equipment Trade Show) it not only will present its recently streamlined product portfolio and all-new GeoYacht catalogue but also showcase a range of new and improved solutions for the recreational marine market. Visitors will have their first chance to see Gleistein’s revolutionary creep-free ropes made with

Gleistein Ropes and the Kloska Group sign distribution agreement

Bremen, 20 December 2012 – Gleistein Ropes has signed a distribution partnership agreement with German shipping supplier Uwe Kloska GmbH. Effective from 1 January 2013, it covers the manufacture and distribution of ropes for German shipping companies and shipyards. Clients of both firms will benefit from greater service and faster delivery times thanks to the agreement between the two Bremen-based firms. Gleistein Ropes and the Kloska Group join forces to better
11-12-2012 | Sports
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Latest cutting-edge innovations from Gleistein Ropes on show at METS 2012

Premium solutions for the yacht and super yacht market Bremen, 7 November 2012 Gleistein Ropes presents a wide range of new and enhanced high-end rigging solutions when the international marine leisure industry converges on Amsterdam 13-15 November for METS (Marine Equipment Trade Show), which celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2012. Destined to get the hearts of super yacht enthusiasts racing is CapTwin: a groundbreaking customised solution from Gleistein boasting extreme strength

Gleistein Ropes provides added clarity for the selection of high performance rop …

The XCover System delivers a new perspective Bremen, 22 August 2012 Gleistein now provides its customers with a significantly easier way to choose high performance ropes with cores made of Dyneema® – by looking at things in a different way. The new XCover System approaches rope selection by considering the factor typically most important when choosing ropes: the break load. Ropes are traditionally described via their outer diameter resulting from the

Gleistein Ropes records 100% rope reliability in the 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race

Third place overall for the Gleistein-sponsored PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG team in the ultimate offshore endurance race for yachts Bremen, 25 July 2012 After more than 39,000 nautical miles of racing, the PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG team has taken overall third place in the 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race. The result comes more than eight months after casting off in Alicante, Spain in October 2011 and crossing the finish

Rainbow Warrior III sets sail with ropes from Gleistein

Launch ceremony for state-of-the-art Greenpeace campaign vessel Bremen, 14 October 2011 The Rainbow Warrior III was christened and handed over to Greenpeace today at a special launch ceremony at the Fassmer Shipyard in Berne, near Bremen, Germany. Boasting a length of 58 metres and featuring two 50 metre A-frame aluminium masts, this latest incarnation bearing the revered Rainbow Warrior name is the first to be purpose-built and not converted from another

New rope testing laboratory at Gleistein

* State-of-the-art facility enables extensive tests in closely replicated real-life conditions with loads of up to 300 tons * Bremen, 1 August 2011 It’s now up and running: Gleistein’s new rope testing laboratory. Located at the Gleistein Ropes headquarters in Bremen, Germany, the high-tech facility firmly cements the company’s reputation as a leader in textile rope research and development. In addition to conducting classic tensile tests for assessing break loads and undertaking

Gleistein receives “Entrepreneurs of the Year” Award

Company Managing Directors honoured by the Bremen (Germany) chapter of the ASU Independent Entrepreneurs association: The Managing Directors of Gleistein Ropes, Klaus Walther and Thomas Schlaetzer are the proud holders of the 2011 “Bremen Entrepreneurs of the Year” Award. The ASU Independent Entrepreneurs association extended this special honour at a 600-person gala event that was hosted by the Bremen Sparkasse (savings bank) in Germany on 26 May. With the prize, ASU

Gleistein Ropes presents its portfolio of innovations at the Research & Technolo …

Cutting-edge textile technologies for industrial applications in the spotlight Bremen, 25 March 2011 With textile technologies now playing a more crucial role for industrial applications that ever before, Gleistein Ropes makes its inaugural appearance at the Hannover Messe, being held 4-8 April in Hanover, Germany. The remarkable uptake and continued growth in market demand for synthetic fibre ropes is not least due to their extreme strength combined with low weight, maximum durability
11-02-2010 | Sports
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PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG Propulsion & Gleistein Ropes Team Up Again for …

Making waves at METS in Amsterdam with new sponsorship deal Bremen, 1 November 2010 Gleistein Ropes sets sail for the 19th annual METS (Marine Equipment Trade Show) being held in Amsterdam from 16-18 November 2010. On the occasion of what is widely regarded as the world’s foremost trade fair for the marine equipment industry, Gleistein will celebrate the company’s continued involvement with PUMA Ocean Racing as “Official Rope Supplier” throughout the

Gleistein Ropes gets rough and ready at SMM Hamburg

Solutions that keep the international commercial marine industry moving *** Bremen, 25 August 2010 Renowned for perfection in the demanding, high-tech world of professional and recreational yachting, Gleistein Ropes is also a distinguished partner in the decisively down-to-business field of commercial marine – delivering everything from slender flag halyards to 300mm diameter anchor lines for offshore oil rigs. At this year’s SMM in Hamburg, Germany, taking place 7-10 September, Gleistein presents
02-22-2010 | Sports
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Gleistein confirmed as Official Rope Supplier to TEAMORIGIN for 2010

Partnership supports the anticipated British challenger for the 34th America’s Cup Bremen, 19 February 2010 - More often than not, getting a great team together is a pivotal part of success. And in the uppermost echelons of professional yacht racing this is perhaps truer than anywhere. Gleistein Ropes announces that it is teaming up with TEAMORIGIN, the British Team intending to challenge for the 34th America’s Cup. The state-of-the-art rope manufacturer
11-18-2009 | Sports
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Gleistein Ropes announces line-up extension with latest Dyneema® SK90 fibres at …

Higher modulus and greater strength – yet as light as ever Bremen, 17 November 2009 - Significantly augmenting performance while keeping weight at an absolute minimum, the latest enhancements to the Gleistein Ropes product line are set to get the hearts and minds of all serious yachting enthusiasts racing. Henceforth, the series DynaOne HS, DynaOne, RunnerTwin TEC50 / PBO50 / VEC50 and MegaTwin T4 will be supplemented with rope types featuring