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About Fred R. Rippy, Inc.

about-usFred R. Rippy, Incorporated is an internationally respected electrical industry leader in the manufacturing of precision laminations with stamping and laser cutting capabilities. We are also a supplier of quality parts to the Aerospace industry for over 50 years. Here at Rippy’s, our high-end technical expertise has made us the preferred source for prototype and short-run laminations by some of the world’s best-known and respected industry-leading companies.

Fred R. Rippy, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100:2009 Rev. C registered company with more than 70 presses ranging from 5-150 tons. Rippy’s unique ability to respond to customer needs by prompt turn-around on both requests for quotes and product orders is legendary in the industry. We consistently achieve customer acceptance ratings of 99.9% or higher as well as on-time delivery performance of 98% or better.

Fred R. Rippy, Inc. maintains both a large on-site inventory stock of electrical steels, specialty alloys, lamination materials, insulator materials, and approximately 2000 standard size O.D. and I.D. dies. We also manufacture our own tooling to reduce costs. These strategic efficiency measures allow Rippys to frequently begin processing quickly, reducing ‘lead times.’

As a small, well integrated organization we are able to quickly respond to hard copy, phone, FAX, or e-mail inquires and orders. Contact Us today and let us help you with your needs!

About the Founder, Fred R. Rippy

FredRippy-4As a boy, Fred picked cotton for his father in Texas and sold papers on the streets of Tulsa. As a teenager, Fred apprenticed himself to a commercial artist to wash brushes and eventually did theater marquee lettering and painting. He also worked in his father’s meat market and managed a gas station. During World War II he worked for A.O. Smith and Vultee where he worked in various departments learning everything possible. Fred always felt very strongly about the importance of giving the full measure of work and time for which he was paid. Before leaving his employment at Vultee, Fred borrowed $700 from his father to purchase a mill and lathe to set up a machine shop in his garage.

In the early 60’s, Fred’s business expanded and he purchased his first building in Whittier, California. In order to meet customer demands, the shop became specialized in making electric motor laminations and moved to the present location of Fred R. Rippy, Inc.

Our Experience allows us to successfully combine Craftsmanship, Technology, and Automation to provide products of superior quality in response to your needs.