22-23 MARCH 2022


Created and organised by


Marc Eijssen

Global technical & business development manager – Marine & Industrial Fibers, DSM Protective Materials


TOPIC: The synthetic gear revolution in transportation, lifting and hoisting is now


Before joining DSM Protective Materials in 2007 Marc fulfilled R&D, marketing and management positions in high-end applications for polymeric materials.


In his current role,, Marc is globally responsible for the business development, technical service and end-user marketing activities related to HMPE fibers being used lifting, hoisting, lashing, tethering, cable and mooring applications.


In addition to these roles Marc is involved as liaison with the European Commission on the Machinery Directive, representing industry body EUROCORD and acting as expert in standardization bodies such ISO/TC38/WG21 and CEN TC 168.


Marc says that synthetic gear – both below and above the hook - has ignited a revolution in overhead lifting, hoisting and load securing.


His presentation will focus on these new types of lifting, hoisting and load securing gear, their benefits and applications achieved with innovative, world-class end users.



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