RUD Ketten Rieger & Dietz GmbH u. Co. KG was founded in 1875 by Carl Rieger and Friedrich Dietz in Swabian Aalen. Since Friedrich Dietz’s departure, the company has been in the sole possession of the Rieger family who have systematically developed and expanded the organisation into today‘s internationally successfully positioned RUD family business.
Today, the RUD Group is a global player. Its main development and production facility in Aalen, offers future-oriented solutions with chain systems and components for a wide range of applications.
For hoisting, moving, pulling, driving and conveying, our RUD lifting means, RUD hoist chains, RUD conveyor systems are a guarantee of quality, innovation and safety.
RUD sling and lashing systems
RUD sling and lashing systems guarantee safety when lifting and moving loads. Over 550 different innovative tested lifting/lashing points (welded or bolted), in conjunction with our VIP and ICE lifting chains meet the highest demands in all areas of application of future-oriented lashing and lifting equipment.
Industrial and Hoist Chains for motor-driven and manual hoists
Worldwide we are the number one supplier for different hoist manufacturers with highly wear resistant round steel chains according to EN 818-7 for motor driven hoists and manual hoists. We manufacture industrial and hoist chains from the smallest size – 3 x 9 mm and up to the world's largest – 32 x 90 mm.
Our RUD family has an annual turnover of 190 million euros, and currently has over 1.700 employees working in our production facilities, and sales offices located in over 120 countries worldwide. In „Tradition of Dynamic Innovation“, that is in the tradition of a modern and dynamically growing family organisation, the RUD Group has officially been nominated as a Hidden Champion of the 21st Century because we are in our defined sectors worldwide leader in quality and technology.