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Many businesses express a desire to share the fruits of their success with their employees, but few deliver on it with the conviction of Sheffield-based Gripple
Ltd, the global manufacturer of an ingenious wire fastener.
Managing director and chairman, Gripple
Ltd and Loadhog Ltd.
The 'Unigrip', manufactured by Sheffield-based Gripple
, won Industrial Product Design of the Year.
Wasif Ikram, Middle East technical manager at Gripple
, which supplies fixings for electrical systems, says: "Our biggest challenge is converting users away from traditional installation methods.
Businesses that are taking part in the scheme include Chatsworth House which featured in Pride and Prejudice and has a large number of Chinese visitors each year; Gripple
which is looking to export their fasteners to Chinese vineyards; and New Era Development which is creating a China town in Sheffield.
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All of Our Business uses a company called Gripple
and its founder Hugh Facey as example of a business owner who has used employee ownership as a means of ensuring the company flourishes after he has left.
Manufacturers that have been on the programme include Ceres Power, Gripple
, and electrical systems maker Baldwin and Francis.
, a company making wire joiners, has beaten off competition from giants of British manufacturing to pick up the Manufacturer of the Year Award.