Bridon-Bekaert The Ropes Group (BBRG) was formed on 29th June 2016 by the merger of Bridon Group with the steel ropes and advanced cords businesses of Bekaert, capitalising on over 300 years of combined expertise and technology leadership. Prior to the merger in 2016, Bridon and Bekaert were already business partners. Not only did they source steel wire, ropes and half-products from one another, they were also involved in an important joint venture many years ago.
BBRG are suppliers of mooring lines (steel and synthetic) to the O&G, renewable and aquaculture industries.
In addition to mooring lines BBRG also supplies support services (e.g. repairs, inspections, deployment support).
Relevance in the scope of the MooringSense project:
Manufacturers of steel, synthetic and hybrid ropes and cables used for varied applications including mooring.
Over 30 years track record in O&G sector.
Bekaert Wire Rope Industry is the worldwide market leader in wires and ropes for mooring systems.
Bekaert Wire Rope Industry has manufacturing plants, as well as technical, sales and distribution centres. Bekaert Wire Rope Industry R&D capability is supported by its Technology Centre.