Celebrating its 190th anniversary in 2014, Gleistein Ropes is the oldest family-run industrial enterprise in Bremen, Germany. Their continuous focus on the future is among the reasons for their company's longevity. Today, a team of around 180 staff produces a wide-variety of rigging, from thin twine to thick mooring lines, at two of Europe’s most modern manufacturing facilities. Gleistein enjoys global success in markets spanning from recreational marine products to commercial-grade marine products.
After 75 years of hard work, Blue Wave is still a family business, carrying on the same traditions into its third generation. The company is one of the largest manufacturers of sailing accessories worldwide.
LIROS - the rope expert from northern Bavaria. All rope and cordage products that leave the LIROS facilities are made in Germany. Already in the fifth generation, since its founding in 1854, the company produces high-quality rope constructions, which are mainly used in industry and sports, with a great deal of expertise and entrepreneurial spirit.
Antal - Made in Italy. Since 1977, Antal has been developing and producing high quality deck hardware products, such as: self-tailing winches, halyard winches, blocks and traveller systems. The complete design and manufacturing processes of Antal products takes place in Padova, Italy. This is done in order to maintain full control over the brand's high quality standards, as well as to ensure a high degree of safety on board. Antal is the ideal brand for your sailboat! The Italian fascination with sailing and water sports can be found in every piece of Antal technology.