Manufacturer of heavy duty power tools, accessories and hand tools in Brookfield, Wisconsin. The company's tools are industry leaders in both durability and performance, providing professional users around the world with innovative and time-saving accessories. Kyocera also acquired Ryobi, but not the Ryobi brand that North American users are familiar with: that brand's tools and accessories company in North America is still owned by TTI. TTI designs and manufactures Ridgid power tools under a licensing agreement with Emerson (Ridgid's parent company), exclusively for The Home Depot.
I think that some of the more recent HF brands, such as Hercules, may represent a departure from fictitious naming practices and I hope they represent a shift in HF to sell tools that attract based on price and performance, rather than by brands that sound American or German. This publication is about brands that are owned by large corporate conglomerates, so there is no mention of individual tool companies at all. Danaher was Craftsman's main machine tool manufacturer before Danaher and Cooper joined forces, and then Apex Tool Group signed the deal with them. First of all, Bosch Tools represents only part of the Bosch Group, which includes Robert Bosch GmbH and more than 350 subsidiaries in more than 60 countries.
It doesn't matter if Bosch and Milwaukee are owned by parent companies based outside the U.S. Department of State, since they have enormous infrastructures here. Zipia provides an in-depth analysis of the details of Milwaukee Tool, including salaries, political affiliations, employee data and more, in order to inform job applicants about Milwaukee Tool. Many popular tool brands have made big names for themselves, but they're actually part of larger corporate families.
Quite interestingly, a list of the companies that actually make the tools for retailers would be useful to track the quality of the tools and then save money. Based in Wendlingen (Germany), TTS or Tooltechnic Systems owns Festool (electric and pneumatic tools), Tanos (not to be confused with the guy that destroyed half the universe), Narex, Sawstop and now Shaper Tools. While you may have thought you knew who owned all those power tool manufacturers, consolidation has changed the playing field. I'm not sure about Wen and the power of cobalt, but the cobalt hand tools are currently manufactured by JS Products (imported) of Las Vegas, this will most likely change when Lowes purchases Craftsman Tools manufactured by Stanley Black & Decker.
However, the following year, in 1924, Siebert acquired the company's few remaining assets at a public auction and reopened the company, renaming it Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation.