Since its inception, Iron Grip has been at the forefront of new product development, not only in the free weight category, but also in the overall fitness equipment category. Groundbreaking designs have firmly established Iron Grip as the leader in safe, heavy-duty, and easy-to-use free weight equipment and have helped to enhance the popularity of free weight training by making it safer and more accessible. During the last 10 years, Iron Grip has introduced many revolutionary new free weight products to the commercial market. Here, you'll find information on these introductions, as well as an update on our newest products and developments.

April 2012
Iron Grip and RetroFitness Announce Partnership

September 2011
NBC's The Biggest Loser Kicks Off Another Season With Iron Grip Free Weights

September 2011
Iron Grip Introduces New Free Weight ''Refresh Program''

July 2011
Iron Grip Introduces ''Functional Training Set''

October 2010
Iron Grip Provides Premium Free Weight Equipment to NBC's The Biggest Loser

September 2010
Iron Grip Introduces Redesigned Urethane Free Weight Line

February 2010
Iron Grip and Les Mills Enter Into License Agreement

February 2010
Iron Grip Outfits ESPN's Sport Science with Dumbbells and Barbells

February 2010
Iron Grip Introduces Groundbreaking Buyback Program

November 2009
Iron Grip Joins the Gold's Gym Franchisee Association Vendor Program

November 2009
Iron Grip Releases Updated eWeight Planner

September 2009
Iron Grip is named to the Gold's Gym National Vendor Program

August 2009
Iron Grip Partners with Two Major Leasing Companies

June 2009
Iron Grip Announces Partnership with the Medical Fitness Association

October 2007
Iron Grip Introduces New Competition Series Olympic Bar

January 2007
Iron Grip Enters Into Preferred Vendor Relationship with JCC Association

November 2006
Iron Grip Introduces New Olympic Bar Line

July 2006
Iron Grip Completes Major Factory Expansion

June 2005
Iron Grip Completes First Phase of US Factory Expansion

March 2005
Iron Grip wins prestigious "People's Choice" Nova7 Award!

March 2005
Iron Grip Expands, Updates eWeight Planner™ Program

October 2004
Demand for Iron Grip Abroad Continues to Grow

August 2004
Iron Grip Names VP of Sales and Senior Account Executive

May 2004
Iron Grip and Body—Solid Enter Into License Agreement

May 2004
Iron Grip's Push Into International Markets Gains Momentum

April 2004
Iron Grip Barbell Company and Body Training Systems® Announce Strategic Alliance

November 2003
Iron Grip Introduces Updated Look for Plates and Dumbbells

October 2003
Iron Grip and Men's Health Team Up in Cross-Marketing Effort

September 2003
Iron Grip and CAP Barbell Enter Into License Agreement

September 2003
Iron Grip Continues To Increase Its Presence In International Markets

July 2003
Iron Grip and ICON Health & Fitness, Inc. Announce New Licensing Relationship

June 2003
Iron Grip Appoints Alison Tavianini to Account Executive

June 2003
Iron Grip Expands Presence in International Markets

April 2003
Iron Grip Expands eWeight PlannerTM Program

March 2003
Iron Grip Introduces New eWeight PlannerTM Concept at IHRSA 2003

January 2003
Iron Grip Barbell Company Supports St. Jude Hospital's "Target House"

October 2002
Iron Grip Enters Into One-Time License Agreement with Gill Athletics

October 2002
Iron Grip Barbell Company Expands Into New Larger Facility

April 2002
Iron Grip Supports Operation Enduring Freedom

February 2002
Successful Early Launch of Impex's Iron Grip Sport™ line at the 2002 Super Show

July 2001
Iron Grip Announces New Licensing Agreement with Impex, Inc. for Iron Grip SportTM Brand.

May 2001
Iron Grip Upgrades Their Popular Group Strength Line

May 2001
Iron Grip Expands Into New Production Facility

November 2000:
Iron Grip Announces Unique Cross License With York Barbell

October 2000:
Iron Grip Launches New IGX Hard Chrome Line

March 2000:
Iron Grip Introduces the Group Strength Line of Equipment for Group Fitness Classes.

February 2000:
Iron Grip Barbell Company is Issued a US Patent for a Monitoring System for Dumbbell, Barbell and Plate Racks.

January 2000:
Iron Grip Announces Second License Agreement With York Barbell.

January 2000:
Iron Grip Announces the Launch of the IGX Strength Line of Commercial Fitness Equipment.

November 1999:
Iron Grip Barbell Company signs limited license agreement with York Barbell.

September 1999:
Iron Grip Barbell Company signs limited license agreement with Venator Group Retail, Inc.

March 1999:
The Iron Grip Barbell Company introduces its new line of Hard Chrome Olympic Bars.

January 1999:
Custom decoration is now available on Iron Grip’s heavy-duty commercial line of free weight equipment.

December 1998:
The Iron Grip Barbell Company has recently entered into a licensing agreement for their new Home Line with Impex, Inc..

September 1998:
The Iron Grip Home Line, launched in the fall of 1998, has received the prestigious “Best Buy” award from the September/October 1998 issue of Consumer’s Digest.

November 1997:
The Iron Grip Barbell Company introduces Urethane-encased Solid Steel Dumbbells and Fixed Barbells.

January 1997:
The Iron Grip Barbell Company introduces the Iron Grip Home Line!

December 1996:
The Iron Grip Barbell Company introduces a truly revolutionary new product: Iron Grip Urethane Olympic Weight Plates.

April 1996:
The Iron Grip Barbell Company now offers Solid Steel Dumbbells and Fixed Barbells.

January 1995:
The Iron Grip Barbell Company has recently been issued a patent for weight plates with 8, 10 or 12 sides.

March 1993:
The Iron Grip Barbell Company introduces a revolutionary new product: Iron Grip Olympic Weight Plates. Computer-designed, these weight plates offer two unique patented features: fully-integrated handgrips and a 12-sided design