About GME – The Trench Protection Specialists

GME is the producer of the world’s most complete line of Trench Shields and Trench Shoring Equipment. The products we offer a range from a single hydraulic shore system, trench shields, slide rail systems and the MD Brace system-the only hydraulic bracing system produced in North America. Through one of the largest distribution networks in North America, as well as distributors serving the European, Asian and Australian continents, our products can be found on numerous job-sites throughout the globe!

As an industry pioneer since the 1960’s, GME quickly took a leadership position in product engineering and industry development. GME holds patents on many trench shield features and continues to lead the industry in the areas of product development, product innovation and product effectiveness.

Our Mission

Our purpose is to deliver world class trench protection products and customer solutions by anticipating and going beyond their expectations.

This mission will be accomplished through complying with four KEY VALUES:

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Respect for individuals and the team…people are our most important resource
  • Seeking excellence – 100% dedication to continuous improvement
  • Commitment to satisfy our valued customers

Our History

Our original facility in Union City, Michigan has been expanded over the years to meet the growth demands of the industry. Currently we have two plants dedicated to trench shield and trench shoring production at our Union City headquarters location, as well as a recently dedicated new facility to Research and Development. Through the efforts of the R&D team GME is able to respond to the ever changing needs of our distributors and their contractors.

GME has always believed that in order to be an industry leader, you must maintain the highest level of customer service. With a complete staff of professional sales team members as well as our continued focus on quality, innovation, and product support we bring value to our customers as the markets change and grow.

Griswold Machine & Engineering
8530 HWY -60
Union City, MI 49094
Phone: (800) 248-2054

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