About RUD Chains

The RUD GroupRUD Chains Ltd based in Whitstable Kent, is a subsidiary of Rieger & Dietz GmbH located in Aalen Germany. RUD is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of round steel chains, producing top quality lifting equipment, chain components and systems for a wide variety of markets and applications. Operating for over 140 years you can be confident in the quality and expertise of the RUD product portfolio.

RUD is ISO 9001 certified and is renowned for its expertise in heat treatment methods – delivering high performance lifting equipment to suit the most demanding applications.

RUD retain an impressive product portfolio and have earned its global reputation as a leading manufacturer of high quality round steel link chains and associated components working across a vast array of industries.

RUD manufactures a range of lifting and lashing equipment that guarantee ultimate safety when lifting heavy loads. Offering over 500 different lifting/lashing points for bolting and welding covering a working load capacity range of 0.6 to 200 tonne.

The RUD product portfolio is impressive; from conveyor and drive technology for bulk material handling, tyre protection chains for quarrying; to snow and automatic chains for commercial and emergency vehicles. The RUD Group also supplies a wide range of lifting and lashing equipment, as well as non-skid traction chains to the MOD.