Celebrating 40 years in business this year, Core Distribution, the leading cable management expert in Ireland, have been appointed as an authorised supplier for UK manufacturer, Gripple.
Gripple are globally recognised for their commitment to innovation, outstanding quality and service with 87% of their business exported to 3900 customers across 85 countries overseas. They are the market-leading manufacturer of wire rope suspension and innovative bracketry solutions for the construction market and provide a faster, cost-effective and more energy-efficient alternative to traditional suspensions systems.
Gripple’s partnership with Core Distribution will allow them to showcase their expertise to the electrical industry. Core have established a solid presence throughout Ireland with central distribution and storage facilities in both Belfast and Dublin alongside a highly experienced personnel. Therefore, Core customers will now have access to the Gripple’s range of high-quality products as well availing of excellent customer service, flexible and immediate product availability including on-hand product advice which will suit installation needs and timescales.
Core’s management team are very enthusiastic about this new partnership. Dan Fisher MD (ROI) explains, “We are on the lookout to expand our range of cable management products and respond to our customer’s needs but are only willing to do so with reliable manufacturers offering outstanding product quality”. Adrian McGarrity MD (NI) continues, “Gripple ticks all the boxes. Their systems combined with our services can significantly help contractors deliver more efficient and future-proof installations. Additionally, specifiers will hugely benefit from the proficient installation design, pull test and report services offered by the manufacturer.”
Gripple’s Area Manager in Ireland, Tony Dooris, commented, “Gripple are delighted and excited to bring Core on board as a specialist distributor of our products across Ireland. Their experience and relationships in the industry, alongside their distribution abilities allow us to support customers and projects. We are looking forward to getting out with the Core sales team, demonstrate our products and highlight the major benefits when specified.”
Fast-fit Systems: The Fast Trak Range
The Gripple® fast fit systems are designed to save time, labour and reduce costs by making installation quicker and easier. Supplied in ready-to-use kits, they are lightweight, require no on-site cutting and reduce the time spent at height, providing enormous health and safety benefits for your project.
Pre-fabricated trapeze bracket solution offering speed, flexibility and efficient use of space, for the installation of electrical containment, pipework, ductwork and other mechanical services in restricted places.
• No need to cut threaded rod or channel on-site.
• 180 kg 3:1 per system.
• Up to six times faster to install than traditional suspension systems.
• Bracket can be moved up and down the track without tools.
• Safety lock ensures security once bracket is in place.
• Two-point ceiling fixing using shot fire, drop-in anchor or wedge.
• Tracks bend neatly under bracket, meaning no wastage.
• System can be ‘stacked’ on-site within a small area.
• Available in standard, low-profile or side-loading, for efficient use of space in any installations.
Up to six times faster to install than traditional suspension systems!
Fast Trak is an excellent alternative to the traditional method, particularly for projects with strict timescales. This is because Gripple’s pre-fabricated trapeze bracket solution delivers significant time savings for the installation of the electrical containment while delivering an aesthetically pleasing finish.
Fast Trak is a zero-waste product, comprising of metal tracks and mounting brackets which arrive to site in pre-cut lengths. It has been independently tested and is a fully compliant, fire-resistant suspension system which is suitable for a range of applications.
Adjustments during installation can be made completely tool-free, allowing contractors to save time and labour. It is suitable for any application and was previously installed in prestigious buildings such as UCD Student Accommodation, Trinity Student Accommodation, Dean Street Hotel and Erskine House Belfast. Other Gripple products available from Core Distribution include a comprehensive range of standard and fire rated supports as well as hangers designed to save time, labour and reduce costs in various applications.