Sterling Rope Company Inc.

Biddeford, ME 04005-4413


About Sterling Rope Company Inc.


26 Morin Street
Biddeford, ME 04005-4413
(207) 282-2550
(207) 282-2655

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Vision. Innovation. Commitment. Passion. These are the trademarks of Sterling Rope. It is what separates our company and products from others. Our vision is to build a brand that is the trusted name in life-safety products. Our innovative constructions, utilizing the finest fibers, DryCore and state-of-the-art equipment, make our ropes the best handling, most durable ropes for life-safety applications. Our commitment is to provide the absolute best customer service, to be environmentally right, and community oriented and build the most technically advanced, highest quality rope there is. It's why we get up in the morning. It's our passion.

Products and Press Releases

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Product of the Day: SYNC 11mm Rescue Rope

Aug. 5, 2022
The Sync from Sterling Rope is a high-strength static rescue rope in a 11mm lightweight package.
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Sterling Introduces New Rope Bags

May 31, 2022
The new Sterling Rope Bags are suitable for all rope-access jobs.
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Product of the Day: Sterling Rope Company -- FDNY Large Area Search Kit

Sept. 13, 2019
The FDNY Search Kit was built to the exacting specifications of FDNY, and comes with conical distance indicators every 25 feet to indicate distance and direction to the exit.

Product of the Day: Sterling Rope -- FDNY Large Area Search Kit

Sept. 20, 2018
Sterling's newest kit, the FDNY Search Kit, was built to the exacting specifications of FDNY.
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The Roof Rescue Kit includes 125 feet of 100% Technora® H3 Tech125™ rope and a Kevlar shock pack.

Sterling Works with FDNY to Develop New Rescue Kits

April 19, 2018
Sterling Rope and FDNY officials developed the new Roof Rescue Kit and FDNY Search Kit.
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Product of the Day: Sterling Rope -- FCX Self-Rescue Device

Oct. 2, 2017
The FCX is Sterling’s most advanced self-rescue device. It puts control in your hands — with superior descent modulation and over-pull protection.
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Sterling Rope Company Announces New Approach to Rope Construction

Aug. 31, 2017
Sterling Rope Company, Inc. developed an entirely new approach to rope construction using mixed materials.
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Sterling Gives Back to Fire Departments in Need

Aug. 25, 2017
Sterling recognizes the sacrifices that firefighters may be forced to make, which is why a portion of sales from every FCX device sold will be donated to the Lt. Joseph DiBernardo...
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Sterling Gives Back to Fire Departments in Need

Aug. 22, 2017
Sterling will donate a percentage of sales from every FCX device sold to the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation.
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Sterling FCX Escape Systems

April 27, 2017
FCX Escape Systems are available in over 36 custom kit configurations and seven Fire Escape Systems that are UL-certified to NFPA.

Articles & News

Photos by Kristin Gousse
Teams that have long hauling systems, limited staffing and/or continual operations might find that using a winch/drill combination makes raising and lowering easier. Here, a Harken LokHead winch is powered by a 60-volt cordless drill. A winch/drill combination can reduce dynamic forces through uneven hauling. The line that’s shown is Courant 11mm Rebel low-stretch static kernmantle rope.

Technical Rescue: Rope Rescue Gear—Balance Between Progression and Practicality

June 5, 2023
Jeremy Urekew notes why training and standards are crucial to a department's decision on whether to purchase innovative rope rescue equipment or stick with what currently is employed...
The new Airshore Midpoint Brace

Product Showcase 9/13

Sept. 1, 2013
AirshoreThe new Airshore Midpoint Brace supports the building of raker rails with an insertion height in excess of eight feet. The Midpoint Brace strengthens the triangle and ...

Videos & Resources

RollNRack showcased the Efficiency Package for hose racking. It includes one Power Roller, one GO-Pack, one Extra Coupling Jaw set and one extra battery pack and charger.

2015 Fire & Rescue Product Innovations Unveiled

April 24, 2015
Dozens of new tools, equipment and technologies for fire and rescue personnel were introduced last week.
Elkhart Brass introduced a new monitor capable of flowing up to 1,500 gpm with reduced friction loss compared to similar products, according to the maker. Called the Cobra EXM, the new monitor has a stow height of 16 inches and features electronic controls. Photo by Ed Ballam

2013 Fire Service Product Innovations

May 1, 2013
New and innovative products found by Firehouse editors at FDIC.

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Escape Device from Sterling Carves Out New Niche in Market

Oct. 24, 2016
FCX is also available in over thirty-six different kit configurations and seven complete escape systems.
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Sterling Rope to Introduce New Products at FDIC

April 16, 2015
Sterling Rope Company, Inc. is launching several new and innovative products at this year's FDIC international show in Indianapolis.
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Bolt Escape Belt

April 14, 2015
After extensive research and testing, Sterling Rope Company, Inc. announced the newest in firefighter escape harnesses – the Bolt Escape Belt.

Sterling Rope Hires New Director of Marketing

July 18, 2013
Sterling Rope Company, Inc., is proud to announce the hiring of Mattison Crowe as their new Director of Marketing.Mattison will work closely with Sales and Product Development...