Tripp Lite

Tripp Lite has been known for its outstanding product reliability and superb customer service for over a century as an American company that makes power protection and electrical connectors. Tripp Lite makes over 5,000 items that power and interconnect the computers, networking equipment, and electrical gadgets that constitute the backbone of our digital world, from desktops to critical infrastructure. Tripp Lite is also an ISO 9001-certified company.

Tripp Lite is one of those companies with a long, fascinating story. It has adapted to evolving technology by inventing creative solutions to fulfill the demands of its clients since its foundation in 1922. During the founding year, Graham Trippe, a Chicago-area inventor, received a patent for a new precision-focused automotive lamp. In 1928 and 1929, Trippe's headlight design got a gold medal at the Paris Exposition of Innovation. Throughout World War II, the Trippe "SpeedLight" became a popular automobile addition, boosting visibility on a variety of vehicles, including beautiful touring cars and US Army tanks. Tripp Lite then expanded its product line as sealed-beam headlights became mainstream. They started producing revolving flashing lights for the police, fire, and ambulance sectors in the 1950s. Ambulances and recreational vehicles eventually required onboard AC electricity and it was Tripp Lite that created a range of DC-to-AC inverters. The company became the most well-known portable inverter producer globally.

The introduction of the personal computer necessitated the development of high-quality power protection in the 80s. Tripp Lite was the first business to develop a UPS system exclusively for desktop computers in 1980. Tripp Lite introduced the Isobar premium surge protector in 1982, which offered top-of-the-line surge protection for home and business devices. The move from mainframes to many servers executing specialized applications required server availability of 100 percent. This necessity for continuous functioning has become more critical as people grew more reliant on the Internet. Tripp Lite's UPS product range included more sophisticated protection features, such as unattended shutdown software. Rack enclosures, cables, connection solutions, and power distribution units were among the new product categories. As the twenty-first century approached, the demand for specialized power systems for the healthcare business intensified. Tripp Lite's healthcare division expanded with the introduction of devices for use in patient care areas, such as medical-grade power strips with a unique protective circuit. The firm also became the industry leader by providing mobile Tripp Lite power to patient cart OEMs. Digital variants with LCD panels, hot-swap modular models, and 3-phase models were among the UPS advances. KVM switches and award-winning cooling systems were also among the new product categories.

In the late 2010s, the fast expansion of the data center centralized the IT function, resulting in a flourishing market for hosted and managed networks. Tripp Lite has built a "solution sales'' organization and has expanded its product lines to provide complete data center solutions. The company introduced a new platform that included network power control and environmental monitoring solutions. Tripp Lite received a patent for a three-phase automatic transfer switch in 2016. Three-phase models and LCD touchscreens were among the PDU advances in this era.

In March 2021, Tripp Lite became part of the Eaton family who has a long history of being a backup power and energy management leader. Eaton's distributed IT architecture and connection hardware capabilities have been transformed with the purchase of Tripp Lite. They offer complete and creative systems for essential power and digital infrastructure requirements, supported by quality, service, and support you can trust by combining their product strengths and professional staff.

Since Eaton acquired the said company, they've been striving to deliver you an even more complete array of goods, services, and support. Tripp Lite is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, but has offices and partners worldwide. It was started in 1922 and now employs over 450 people with a sales presence in over 80 countries across the world. It generates well over 200 million dollars a year in revenue.

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  • For nearly a century, Tripp Lite has been renowned for its excellent product reliability and excellent customer service.
  • Tripp Lite manufactures approximately 5,000 components that power and link computers, networking equipment, and electrical devices that make up the digital world's backbone, from desktop to critical infrastructure.
  • Tripp Lite is proudly an ISO-certified company.
  • Since its inception in 1922, it has responded to changing technology by producing innovative solutions to meet the needs of its customers.
  • This firm has a long list of unique patents to its credit.