About Strider: Comprehensive Solutions for the Lifting & Rigging Industries since 1977
Put our experience and innovation to work for your lifting and rigging needs
From its origins in 1977, Strider~Resource has specialized in supplying new and innovative products and processes to the lifting, rigging, and load securement industries. The company was originally established by Gary O'Rourke and is now operated by his son, Timothy, and their professional, knowledgable, and friendly team.
Strider-Resource’s Diverse Lifting and Rigging Products
Strider~Resource is the exclusive Canadian manufacturer and/or distributor for exceptional lifting and rigging products, offering supply and service.
These products include:
Wirelock®, the worlds premier resin socketing system for terminating steel wire ropes and cables in lifting, towing, suspension, and guying applications.
Paralock®, the worlds premier resin socketing system for terminating fibre ropes.
PIAB Force Measurement Devices for in line and on line measurement and control of loads, overloads and tension. These rugged and accurate devices have a wide range of applications including, overhead cranes, hoists, and power transmission and communication towers.
Gigasense® Anti-Collision System for track bound cranes or similar equipment in tough industrial environments.
Swaging innovation in One Press®
In 2000, Strider~Resource acquired the One Press® Swaging System, which includes international patents and trademarks. The One Press® Swaging System is the fastest and most reliable method of swaging Flemish eye wire rope slings and assemblies in the world. The One Press® Swaging System is the only fully integrated swaging system available. In addition to One Press® Dies and One Press® Sleeves, Strider also stocks, sells and service Fast Swagers™, universal hydraulic swagers with capacities up to 660 tons (600 Tonnes).
A new generation of universal wire rope swagers known as Smart Swagers™ were introduced by Strider~Resource in 2009. These new and innovative swagers feature for the first time ever, functional Swager Guarding™.
Roundsling manufacturing machinery
Also in 2009, Strider~Resource unveiled its new Production Roundsling Manufacturing Machinery. This innovative labor saving machinery will help companies around the world meet the growing demand for quality roundslings. Strider's new production roundsling manufacturing machinery is made in Canada and shipped worldwide. Strider stocks a wide range of quality synthetic sling component materials including covers and load bearing yarn at competitive prices. Special orders are welcome.
New for 2013
Strider~Resource is excited to announce our ever expanding line of quality production machinery, including Strider’s new Universal Swagers available from 30 Tons up to 3000 Tons, Annealing Machines for wire rope and Extra Heavy Duty Sewing Machines designed and manufactured to meet the unique requirements of synthetic web and roundsling manufactures.
Inquire about our Stealth system solutions for modern production machinery.
Strider~Resource offers full training on all machinery.
After 36 years, Strider~Resource has many notable achievements and firsts to its credit. The company is well positioned for continued growth, with many long term and satisfied customers, principals and employees.
Strider~Resource operates from modern office and warehouse facilities located in Nobleton, Ontario, Canada, just 20 minutes north of Toronto's Pearson International Airport.
The name "Strider" comes from the character Strider (Aragorn) in J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings".
“All that is gold does not glitter; all those who wander are not lost…” came the plea for trust from Strider” J.R.R. Tolkien