Founded in 1824, Columbian Rope Company, also known as Unicord International, is a leader in the rope and cordage industry. It is a manufacturer of rope, cordage bungee cord, twine and webbing products for the recreational marine, hardware, house ware, outdoor, industrial, commercial, fisheries, and original equipment manufacturer markets. The company provides recreational marine products, such as tow ropes and anchor lines. Columbian Rope Company also offers hardware that includes clotheslines, braided nylon seine twines, cotton cable cord stackable pull packs and jute twine tubes. It also offers a variety of sports goods. The company operates a more than 14,000 square feet of plant in the United States. Columbian Rope Company maintains its corporate headquarters in Chicago.