Aurora, Illinois USA
Gripple Inc. began manufacturing in the US in 2006, but Aurora, IL became our current home in 2007. Serving North America has resulted in rapid growth, and the building is now in the midst of a major expansion to better service our customers.
1994Opened by HRH Prince Charles
1913Formerly part of the Firth Brown Steels site, where Harry Brearley discovered stainless steel
54 millionMetres of wire rope sold by Gripple in 2018
200Number of Gripple people based at OWGW
I joined the Gripple graduate scheme in 2012 and have progressed throughout the group, working for both Gripple and Loadhog, developing and introducing products which contribute millions of pounds to our 25% new products target.