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Tripp Lite Overview

Chicago, IL
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Information Technology
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Tripp Lite is a thriving manufacturer of products that power, connect, protect and manage computers and other electronic equipment in homes and businesses. It’s the kind of place where talent, commitment and hard work allow you to advance your career no matter where ... Read more

Mission: Tripp Lite’s mission is providing quality solutions to power, protect, organize, secure, manage, connect and cool IT and telecom equipment, with a focus on customer service and continuous improvement.

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    Honoring and celebrating October Breast Cancer Awareness Month with some pink at Tripp Lite!

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Tripp Lite – Why Work For Us?




"I've been able to take on new challenges as I've learned the ropes and shown that I can get the job done. At Tripp Lite, opportunity is always available if you're open to it."

Ed, Engineering, 15 years 



"Tripp Lite combines a laid-back environment with high standards for the quality of work expected of its employees. This means I can focus on the job at hand without distractions and typical corporate red tape."

Jeff, Accounting, 8 years



"When I decided to join Tripp Lite, I was impressed by the entrepreneurial approach to developing new business. You feel like you have the freedom to make a big impact."

Alex, Sales Management, 2 years



"Change is the only constant in marketing, so it's hard to keep up with all the latest developments and best practices. Tripp Lite understands this and provides us with ongoing training and classes to keep us current and ready to compete head-on."

Gloria, Public Relations, 9 years


Top Ten Reasons to Work at Tripp Lite

  1. We are financially stable and have never had an employee layoff in our history.
  2. We offer free shuttle service to and from downtown train stations.
  3. We offer excellent medical coverage through Blue Cross, a 401(k) plan and many other employee benefits.
  4. The Chicago Tribune has recognized Tripp Lite as one of the city's "Top Workplaces".
  5. We have a strategy of promoting from within, providing many advancement opportunities for current employees.
  6. We maintain a friendly, informal work environment.
  7. Non-sales employees are eligible for our year-end profit-sharing bonus.
  8. We provide training opportunities for employees to grow professionally and personally.
  9. We host an annual holiday party at the White Sox Stadium Club, a company picnic in Lincoln Park and sponsored outings to local sporting events.
  10. Local restaurant menus are served fresh by Fooda in our lunchroom.

Some Quick Facts About Tripp Lite

  • We have a broad product line centered around information technology and telecommunications.
  • We have been doing business in Chicago since 1922.
  • Crain's Chicago Business ranks Tripp Lite as one of Chicago's largest private companies.
  • We make more than 2,500 products that are sold in over 80 countries.
  • We are a highly solvent, debt-free organization and own our Chicago headquarters outright.
  • We are experiencing continued profitable growth at a compound rate of 10% over the last seven years.
  • Tripp Lite is ISO 9001 certified to meet the highest standards of design, manufacturing, distribution, marketing, and service.
  • Many of the world's leading corporations rely on Tripp Lite.




Working at Tripp Lite

So you're interested in working at Tripp Lite?

That's great, because we're interested in talking to you! We want the best and brightest people to help us grow, so we work hard to provide a positive corporate culture that gives our employees a sense of belonging. We invest in our employees by providing opportunities for career development. We also recognize our employees' contributions by rewarding a job well done. Sound like your kind of company?

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    I truly enjoy working at Tripp Lite and for many reasons. There is great leadership that allows for personnel and professional growth. A relaxed work environment and great employee benefits.


    Work stations could use an upgrading.

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    Keep up the good work!

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Tripp Lite Interviews



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    I applied online. I interviewed at Tripp Lite (Chicago, IL) in April 2017.


    OK. Took a while to get the phone screen and interview. Once I was there the interview took about 1-1/2 hours. It was an interesting experience. Thank you!

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    • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?   1 Answer
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Tripp Lite Awards & Accolades

  • ISO 9001, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), 2014
  • Chicago Largest Privately Help Companies, Crain's Chicago Business, 2014
  • Chicago's Largest Privately Held Companies, Crain's Chicago Business, 2013
  • Chicago's Largest Privately Held Companies, Crain's Chicago Business, 2012
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