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Houston, TX

Lifting Equipment – Rigging Supplies – Fall Protection

Certex – Houston, TX

11949 Farm to Market Road 529
Houston, TX 77041


(713) 674-3000

Branch Manager

Cyndie Alvarado

Best Supplier in Houston for Lifting Products, Rigging Supplies and Fall Protection

The Certex branch in Houston has been serving the O&G, manufacturing and construction industry for over 40 years. During that time, we have provided our customers the best quality service and products possible in the lifting and rigging market. Our branch carries a wide variety of safety products including rigging equipment and lifting supplies. We also specialize in fall protection, providing not just the equipment you need, but comprehensive training for your workforce.

In addition to Houston, Certex also has Texas locations in Graham, Odessa and Perryton. In fact, there are 34 locations in the U.S. servicing 11 states from California to South Carolina. Certex is known for providing industries such as construction, mining, aerospace, utilities and on-shore/off-shore drilling with the equipment needed to ensure job sites and workers are safe. In addition, we are one of the few lifting product companies in the U.S. to offer Fall Protection and Rescue Training. Certex has been in business for over 50 years, which is why we’re a trusted source in Texas and around the country.

In February of 2018, we moved from our east Houston location to a brand new facility in northwest Houston in order to even better serve our customers. Our new facility puts us in the heart of Houston’s ever growing manufacturing environment.

No matter the size of your project, let the Houston team, led by manager Paul Raiford, help you determine the right supplies and equipment.

Specializing in Oil, Gas, Manufacturing and Construction

Our Houston branch is one of the largest Certex branches with over 20 employees. We’ve been in Houston since 1965 and have developed expertise in industrial safety for industries key to the Texas economy.

For example, we provide safety products and services to oil and gas companies such as Nabors Drilling, Transocean, NOV and Noble Drilling. Clients in construction and engineering include Zachry Construction, Kirby Marine, Webber and A.H. Beck. This is just a sample of the Houston companies who turn to Certex for their safety needs.

All Types and Sizes of Slings

Whether it’s made of wire rope, synthetic rope, wire chain, nylon or polyester, we have a sling for your project. Different slings have different purposes, and you can count on the Certex team to select the right product for your job. For example, wire rope slings, sometimes referred to as wire cable slings, are more robust and durable than nylon slings and have higher temperature limits. Wire mesh or chain slings are used in industries where loads can be abrasive or tend to cut web slings. On the other hand, nylon web slings will not damage or scratch the surfaces of your products being lifted. Certex web slings are lightweight, durable, and flexible so they can be easily handled and rigged to a load. We also carry large diameter spelter socketed lines and swaged sleeve slings.

Lifting Products, Rigging Supplies and Safety Products

At Certex Houston, we specialize in constructing engineered lifting devices, lifting hooks, turnbuckles, shackles and other fabricated items for the lifting and rigging industry. We have a full service specialty rigging department that can fabricate wire rope, chain and synthetic slings (web slings and roundslings) and raising lines. We carry several types of hoists and load limiters, including puller hoists, cyclone hand chain hoists and electric chain hoists. Safety features include Lodestar Protector®, a friction clutch assembly designed to stop the hoist when overloading occurs. We also have snatch blocks.

In addition, Certex Houston carries a large inventory of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as gloves, hard hats, safety glasses, harnesses and lanyards and we offer testing capabilities up to 350 tons.

Fall Protection Equipment and Training

We offer a full curriculum of training on fall protection equipment to ensure the safety and productivity of your crew. We are members of the ITI Training network which provides world-class crane and rigging training to customers.

We can provide training right on your job site in Texas. We also have two state-of-the-art safety training facilities in Tucson AZ and Bakersfield CA. There your team will experience 8 hours of working with equipment from over 20 different manufacturers. The modern, climate-controlled environment creates ideal surroundings for learning and every course meets or exceeds applicable ANSI Z359, OSHA Sub Part M, CSA and Manufacturers requirements.

If sending your team to Tucson AZ or Bakersfield CA isn’t an option, take advantage of the training our Houston team can provide at your location. We also offer expert consulting, rescue plans and hazard analysis.

Contact Certex Houston for Your Company’s Safety Needs

At Certex Houston, you’ll find a dedicated team on hand, waiting to help you meet your safety needs. Reach out to discuss your budget, the type of rigging equipment, lifting products, safety supplies, and training your company needs to get the job done.

Our location at 11949 Farm to Market Road 529 on the northeast side of Houston is open 7am-5pm Monday-Friday.