Grip Tex is made by Joubert, a textile specialist from Ambert near Lyon, France. Joubert has been active since 1928 and started with ropes and cords. From 1948 the company grew and developed into bungee cords. They now produce tension belts and nets. Joubert started producing textile snow chains in 2010 and also works for Michelin. If you are looking for snow chain alternatives, then Grip Tex snow socks offers you a quality product at an affordable price.