The W.C. Bradley Co., founded in 1885, is a privately owned company headquartered in Columbus, Georgia. Founded as a “cotton factoring” business, the company heritage includes operating diverse businesses in the textiles industry, farm implement manufacturing, row crop and livestock production, wholesale supply businesses meeting the needs of industrial and building contractors, retail businesses in outdoor sports equipment and licensed sports apparel, and barbecue grill manufacturing.
The W.C. Bradley Co. is dedicated to its team members, the community, and to its reputation for quality and value. Today, it is comprised of the following companies focused on home and leisure products and services: Char-Broil, Zebco Brands, and Lamplight.
The W.C. Bradley Co.’s worldwide headquarters are located on the Chattahoochee River in historic Uptown Columbus in renovated buildings dating from 1885, which were previously used to store cotton and other goods for the company’s businesses. Throughout its history, the company has transitioned through different businesses and industries, keeping itself in sync with market and consumer demands.