Our History

GRIP was incorporated by Charles Amash in 1980 and has grown into one of the region’s top suppliers of tools and general merchandise. Located just south of Grand Rapids, Michigan, GRIP features a 200,000 sq ft, state of the art warehouse facility including a 2,000 sq ft product showroom. GRIP carries a product line of over 1,500 specialty hand tools, household items, automotive, air tools, woodworking, and general merchandise. With its proven track record of excellence in supplying retail hardware clients with innovative products, timely fulfillment, and world-class customer support, the ideal solution to your tool needs is Grip-On-Tools.