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Our History

A proud heritage of innovation

An unrivalled heritage of rope technology development from more than two centuries has seen the company establish market leading products globally for crane, oilfield and mining applications.

Bridon continue to innovate and push the boundaries of rope performance to new heights and ensure steadfast reliability.

1848

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Hazard Wire Rope founded.

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1924

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Consolidated as British Ropes Ltd.

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1970's

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British Wire Ropes acquires Hazard: Bridon American Corp. Registration of Bridon name.

Bridon Acquires Jones & Laughlin wire rope division

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1980's

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Bridon Acquires USS wire rope division.

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1997

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FKI purchases Bridon

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2009

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Melrose Acquisition

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2012

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Bridon Neptune Quay

Bridon Brazil

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2013

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Bridon Technology Centre

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2014

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Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan purchases Bridon

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