Tripp Lite


Tripp Lite
IndustryComputer hardware, Electrical equipment
FounderGraham Trippe
Chicago, Illinois
United States
ProductsUPS Systems, PDUs, Surge Protectors, Power inverters, Electrical cable, Racks
Number of employees
> 450
Tripp Lite headquarters in Chicago, IL

Tripp Lite is an American manufacturer of power protection and connecting electrical devices. It was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The company employs more than 450 people and maintains a sales presence in over 80 countries worldwide.[1] Tripp Lite manufactures a variety of product categories, including UPS systems, UPS replacement batteries, surge protectors, electrical cables and connectors, power inverters, KVM switches, power strips, PDUs, racks and rack cooling systems, power management software, laptop accessories, and audio/video solutions.[buzzword] Tripp Lite is ISO 9001 certified.[2]


  • 2012 Crain's Chicago Largest Privately Held Companies[3]
  • 2013 Business Solutions Best Channel Vendor[4]
  • 2013 CEPro BEST Award[5]
  • 2014 Crain's Chicago Largest Privately Held Companies[6]


  1. ^ Murphy, H. Lee (April 14, 2012). "Electronic components maker gets spark from diverse lineup". Crain's Chicago Business. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
  2. ^ Horowitz, Michael (January 25, 2012). "A surge protector that doesn't protect". Computerworld. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-06-12. Retrieved 2014-12-03.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Business Solutions Best Channel Vendors 2013". Business Solutions. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Power & Thermal Management Devices". CE Pro. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Chicago's largest privately held companies". Crain's Chicago Business. April 19, 2014. Retrieved 25 June 2015.