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igus® Canada

180 Bass Pro Mills Drive


Ontario L4K 0G9

(800) 965-2496
+1 905 7608688

igus® plastics for longer life®

Günter Blase began igus® back on 15th October 1964 in a double garage in Cologne. For the first 20 years, the company worked as a supplier of complex technical polymer components. However, in 1983 Frank Blase established reinforced plastic energy chain systems and injection molded polymer bearings as two distinct product groups and set up a network of sales engineers. These seemingly unrelated products are linked together through the belief in making functionally advanced, yet affordable polymer components and assemblies. Between 1985 and 2016, igus® grew from 40 to more than 2,950 employees distributed between the head office in Germany and 35 subsidiary companies around the world. igus® also has representative partners in more than 35 other countries. igus® will continue to invest in expansion in the coming years, thanks to the opportunities for growth provided by modern materials.

Mission statement:

igus® uses its innovative polymer materials to develop products that provide creative solutions and exceed our customers’ expectations while delivering fast, accurate service.

igus® Inc. (subsidiary)

  • Ownership: privately held
  • Founded in 1985
  • 430 employees in North America
igus® (globally)
  • Founded in 1964
  • Locations in 35 countries and partners in another 80 countries
  • Currently approx. 2,950 employees
  • Test between 1,500 and 2,500 new products every year

Rhode Island facility by the numbers:

  • 189,000 sq. ft. corporate headquarters and distribution facility
  • Complete inventory of over 28,000 different igus® components
  • High velocity assembly / packaging of energy chain and iglide® products.
  • Advanced harnessing operation with full testing capabilities for ReadyChain® systems.
  • Domestic manufacturing of select energy chain components, custom cables, custom and standard metal brackets and adapter plates.
  • ISO 9001:2015 certified
Sales territories:igus® has sales engineers available in every major metropolitan area across North America

Contact an igus® expert today

  • On – site technical support in 24 – 48 hours anywhere in N. America
  • Extensive coverage of N. America with Technical Sales Associates located in 21 U.S. states, 1 Mexican state, and 2 Canadian Provinces.
  • 8am – 8pm customer service and late shipping
  • Account management specialists provided for many customers
  • No minimum orders or cut charges
  • CAD design provided with quotations free of charge
  • 96% orders shipped within 24 hours, same day shipping available
  • Complete guarantee for ReadyChain® systems
  • Kanban inventory of ReadyChains® available with electronic signaling system
  • Consignment inventory plans possible