Gripple Factory Visit & Design Challenge

In partnership with Sheffield Design Week, Gripple are inviting visitors to see inside their award winning factory and take part in a fascinating design challenge.

Date: Tuesday 24th June
Venue: GrippleLtd, The Old West Gun Works, Savile Street East, Sheffield, S4 7UQ
Time: 2.00 pm– 4.30pm


Who are Gripple

  • Manufacturers of wire joining and tensioning devices
  • Sold 500 million around the world
  • 25th anniversary in 2014
  • Winners of five Queens awards
  • Twice winner of best factory awards

What have we got to offer?

  • Unique entrepreneurial culture
  • Employee owned
  • Focus on problem solving innovation and design
  • Holistic view of design
  • Inspiring facility Challenge convention

What will happen at the event

  • Tell you the Gripple story
  • Get you to use our products and understand how good design delivers competitive advantage
  • Show you around and inspire you to use some of our design cues
  • Get your creative juices flowing and help us develop solutions to built environment problems

Gripple challenge

  • Posing a number of build environment problems.
  • Seeking solutions both on the day and online.
  • Looking to put together partners to develop the most promising ideas.


  • Inspire you to create an inspiring workplace and solutions.
  • Understand importance of problem solving in design.
  • Contribute to the development of a new product group.

To participate virtually use the Twitter name @grippleltd or hashtag #gripple challenge

Venue Info

Gripple Ltd
The Old West
Gun Works
Savile Street East
S4 7UQ

Contact Info
0114 275 2255

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