Global technology leader in the manufacture of wire and fibre rope solutions

Our History

Bridon is now a major supplier to key industries throughout the world with numerous strategically positioned global operations. Bridon has now been acquired by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

1789 - Earliest rope works founded
1924 - Consolidated as British Ropes Limited
1974 - Registration of Bridon name
1978 - Bridon Plc listed on LSE
1997 - Purchased by FKI
2004 - FKI strategic review classifies Bridon as one of its five major businesses
2006 - Acquisition of offshore and marine fibre rope business
2008 - Acquisition by Melrose
2014 - Acquisition by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan