FEATURED PROJECTS — MADE IN TENNESSEE
3501 Clio Avenue
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37407
2862 Barris Drive
Memphis, Tennessee 38132
Rigging for New Bass Pro Shop
Tennessee Sling Center provided the rigging for construction of the new Bass Pro Shop. The new store sits on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River and offers many unique indoor activities. The store features a full cypress swamp, the nation’s tallest free-standing elevator, a large fresh water aquarium, a premier waterfowl center and a resort lodge. Bass Pro Shop hired over 600 employees at the new location. Between new jobs and new tourism, this is a big boost in the Memphis economy.
Steel Mill Inspection / New Lifting Beams
Tennessee Sling Memphis performed an inspection for a steel mill customer. Upon inspection, they discovered outdated rigging equipment throughout their plant. The steel company is purchasing no touch hand tools and lifting beams to replace all of the old rigging.
Rigging For Turbine Lift
Tennessee Sling Center provided rigging for a turbine manufacturer in Chattanooga. TSC provided the rigging to accomplish their first barge shipment. This shipment was headed to South America.
Rigging For Memphis Zoo Elephant Enclosure
Tennessee Sling provided all of the rigging to a contractor constructing the new elephant enclosure at the Memphis Zoo. The project took approximately a year to complete and provides a much larger habitat for the residents and also allows for an up close encounter with visitors. The elephants certainly seem happy with their new home!
Rigging Products For Shipping Industry
Tennessee Sling Center provides product to help keep the Mississippi River flowing. The Mississippi River is a very important highway for all kinds of products up and down the central part of the U.S. Many barges transport Tennessee Sling Center’s products, which are widely used along the river. The ports use these products to unload their freight. To allow the barges safe passage, the people that maintain the river banks also use Tennessee Sling’s rigging products from shackles to winch lines.
Nuclear Plant Lifting / Rigging
Tennessee Sling Center completed a huge job in Port Gibson, Mississippi at a nuclear plant. They worked for a large crane customer on the biggest renovation of a nuclear plant to date. Supplied a wide array of products from several air hoists, hand chain and lever hoists (450) 1/2” x 20’ binder chains, many different size shackles, load binders, (50) 1-3/4” x 5’ wire rope slings and Twin-Path® Slings at 200,000 and 250,000 lb. capacities.
Rigging For Zipline Adventure Park
Tennessee Sling supplied the galvanized wire rope and fittings for the new Fall Creek Fall State Park ZIP Stream Adventure Park. This will be a 2.5 hour self-guided tour. There will be six separate courses and over 70 elements graded from easy to extreme. Fall Creek Falls is the largest state park in Tennessee and the most visited with over 26,000 acres.