About Gripple

Gripple was established in 1989 as an ingenious means of joining agricultural wire fencing together. Today, it’s a globally recognized manufacturer, delivering innovative, value-added solutions to construction and agricultural markets.

World-leading Manufacturer

Employing over 700 people across 14 global locations, We’re proud to manufacture across three sites in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Additional sales hubs are located in Chicago, Obernai, Warsaw, Toronto, New Delhi and Kobe. A 100% employee-owned company, we have a unique approach to business, characterised by investment in people, innovation and sustainable growth.

gripple.jpg (1)
Our Environmental Commitments
Our People & Places
Discover Ideas & Innovation
GLIDE - Our Employee Ownership Model
Gripple News

Our History

One particularly damp day in 1985, a wire-salesman and budding entrepreneur named Hugh Facey found himself on a wet hillside in Wales discussing the woes of fencing with a frustrated farmer. Aggravated by cumbersome ways of joining fence wires by bending and knotting, he bemoaned the lack of alternatives.

View timeline

Latest Gripple News & Case Studies

Building Services
Ellis Island Front Yard Restaurant
04 November 2022
Building Services
Linwood Elementary, Kansas
07 September 2022