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SpecialismsLift & Shift

Fall protection
Prevent accidents with the right safety equipment. The extensive range of fall protection includes Blocfor fall arrest devices with included rescue winches, lifelines and safety harnesses.
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Man baskets
The man baskets, with a quadruple-branch chain sling, are ideal for use with a construction crane or mobile crane. They are fitted with anchor points for fall protection, handrails and a spacious toolbox on the inside.
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Spreader systems
The spreader systems are fully adjustable in length. A complete spreader set consists of a pair of end pieces, including square washers and several pipe sections. The system is easy to dismantle for transport.
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The high-quality hoists are from several renowned brands. The hoists are fully tested and certified in accordance with the applicable standards before each delivery.
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Pull, lift, lower and position your load anywhere, anytime. The range of (hoisting) winches also includes industrial models that are specially designed for use in the shipping and offshore industries.
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Gantry cranes
The range of cranes includes mobile and folding hydraulic cranes and aluminium gantry cranes in various tonnages and models. The cranes are available with a wide range of accessories.
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Hydraulic cylinders
The hydraulic cylinders meet the most stringent quality standards for durability, side load, mechanical deformation and gauge pressure. A full range is available in tonnage, height and stroke.
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Hoisting cushions
The lifting bags are compact, lightweight and work at an operating pressure of up to 8 bar. Can be used in hard to access areas. With lowered insert edges, they can be easily placed under all conditions.
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  • High availability of reliable, inspected equipment
  • Personalised advice from our professional specialists
  • Service package with 24/7 support
  • Total solution for every industrial project

Lifting and Shifting with custom solutions

Are you looking for professional equipment for your lifting or shifting project? Whether you want to move a small engine or heavy bridge sections of up to 400 tonnes, Boels is the right place for all your lifting and shifting needs. We offer a comprehensive range of equipment, including Pneumatic, Manual and Chain Hoists, Porta Gantries, Modular Spreaders, Multi-lugs, Hydraulic Jacks and much more.

This diverse product range ensures that we can offer a suitable solution for every situation. Our expertise extends to all sectors: from use in shipyards or heavy industry to crane companies and civil and hydraulic engineering.


Total supplier for all lifting and shifting projects

As the total supplier, we provide you with all the equipment you need for your job. In practically any quantity or variant required. Whatever and however big your project is: we offer a suitable solution, delivered quickly from our own stock.

Besides customised solutions, we also provide personalised technical advice and support, with a focus on safety, quality and sustainability.

Curious about our lifting and shifting solutions?
See our solutions for safely transporting your materials horizontally or vertically.

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"Fine professional party to work with..."

Industrial mover Van Riel asked for a customised solution to repair a bridge section. Boels supplied a 250-tonne modular spreader with a length of no less than 16 metres.


Specialist advice and always the right equipment

Need help choosing the right lifting and shifting solutions for your project? Our dedicated team of specialists is ready to help solve your problems and deliver made-to-measure solutions, even at your location. This will ensure you get the lift and shift equipment you need.

In addition to specialist advice and support from our experts, you can naturally count on the best equipment. We know better than anyone that reliable, high-quality lifting and shifting products are essential for the successful execution of your project.

We continuously invest in updating and maintaining our lifting and hoisting equipment. As a result, we have a modern, very extensive fleet of high-quality lift and shift equipment. So we can always guarantee the best, safest equipment for your job.


Always ready for your challenges

With one of the largest and most modern rental fleets in Europe, we can quickly provide you with the right lifting and shifting solutions. Whether you need chain hoists, gantry cranes, multi-lugs or hydraulic cylinders, we always have the right equipment available – no matter how big or complex your project is.

Do you have a rush job or tight deadline? With our 24/7 emergency service, we quickly provide you with the lifting and shifting equipment you need, delivered to your workplace if desired. You can count on our quick service for on-site maintenance and repairs, too. We also offer sales options, including customisation, standard equipment, and construction and fabrication options – all certified.

With one regular contact person, the Online Customer Portal, our extensive product range and rapid response, we ensure that your lifting or shifting project proceeds as efficiently as possible.

Our approach for successful projects

Ask our experts for an obligation-free quote

Create your temporary solutions to safely transport materials horizontally or vertically – totally bespoke. Our experts are happy to sit down with you to discuss your options and prepare a no-obligation quote.

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Your safety, our priority

Your safety is our top priority. For us, that starts with supplying reliable lifting and shifting equipment. We therefore strive for the highest standards of quality and safety. Our processes comply with ISO 9001:2015, the international standard for quality management systems, and with SCC**2008/5.1, the Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Checklist for Contractors.

Do you need expert advice or support for the safe use of lifting and shifting equipment? Our safety experts will be happy to inform you and your employees about safety regulations and instructions for working safely with the equipment.

We supply only certified lift and shift equipment that meets the highest quality standards and inspect our equipment more frequently than required by law. Did you know that we re-inspect and re-certify all our lifting and hoisting equipment after each use?

This is why you rent the safest equipment from us

Discover how we help our clients

"Professionals with good equipment, think along in solutions, can move quickly."


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"We could trust that what was promised would also be taken care of..."

Mammoet Europe B.V.

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"Nice people, professionals..."


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"It's an experienced team that made sure everything was well taken care of..."

Sarens Nederland

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Our experts are ready to help

Do you have questions about our lift and shift equipment or service? Or need advice for your project? We are ready to help you with situation-specific advice.