Who Owns Your Favorite Power Tool Company? [2022]

Who Owns Your Favorite Power Tool Company? [2022]

It’s 2022. Do you ever wonder who owns Craftsman tools? How about who manufactures Milwaukee, Mac Tools, or Skilsaw? It may surprise you to know that only a handful of companies own your favorite power tool manufacturers. That’s right, most tool brands fall under a parent company that also controls additional brands. We break it down for you…with logos!

Of course, we didn’t include every tool company in this video. Honestly, we didn’t have the time! We did, however, do our best to include as many tool brand parent companies as possible. Starting with several of the largest manufacturers who likely own more brands than you think.

Read the written article:

Power Tool Manufacturers and Who Really Owns Them

$900MM – Stanley Black and Decker Buys Craftsman

$900MM – Stanley Black and Decker Buys Craftsman

Stanley Black & Decker Owns Craftsman Tools: What’s Next?

Stanley Black & Decker Owns Craftsman Tools: What’s Next?

Hitachi Power Tools is Now Metabo HPT

Hitachi Power Tools is Now Metabo HPT

Chervon Acquires SKIL Brand Tools

Chervon Acquires SKIL Brand Tools

Introducing FLEX 24V Tools (from Chervon)

Flex 24V Cordless Tools Challenge the Top Brands

Kyocera Acquires Ryobi Shares

Kyocera Acquires Ryobi Shares

Klein Acquires General Machine Products

Klein Acquires General Machine Products

Hitachi Acquires Metabo in Huge Buyout

Hitachi Acquires Metabo in Huge Buyout

Bosch Acquires Freud Accessories

Bosch Acquires Freud Accessories and Diablo

Stanley Black & Decker Acquires Infastech Fastener Manufacturer
https://www.protoolreviews.com/news/stanley-acquires-infastech-fastener/3140/

50 Comments

  1. Ty Beck on April 15, 2022 at 6:03 pm

    Hey guys, I have an older dewalt set that is burnt out, I’m looking to buy a new set. I am wondering what is the best brand based off of your research. Looking for solid tools.



  2. Charles Payne on April 15, 2022 at 6:06 pm

    So i need to buy makita and hilti tools?
    Cause i only have a snap on ATECH.
    And fishbowling the matco 6s tool box.



  3. Bryan Juarez on April 15, 2022 at 6:07 pm

    Makita for the win



  4. Gplus Gplus! on April 15, 2022 at 6:07 pm

    I hate stanley black and decker profusely; they are an evil company making crap and crapifying the tools of previously good companies they buy, eg Facom. Facom was the pride and joy of France until bought by SBD



  5. Nico Aguilar on April 15, 2022 at 6:08 pm

    This is why I love makita 🔥👍🏼



  6. Meplayjoke on April 15, 2022 at 6:10 pm

    What’s up with the gay music



  7. Felix F on April 15, 2022 at 6:10 pm

    Nice to know that my favorite manufactures are still relatively independent: Makita, Starrett, Mayhew, Mitutoyo, OSG. Not sure about some of the German brand I prefer, or Chicago-Latrobe and Cleveland here in the US.



  8. james brady on April 15, 2022 at 6:13 pm

    I gues you could add many many more small tools companies to list, but 3 companies/brands that are missing and stood out to me are: harbor freight branded tools, grizzly, and WEN Tools. These 3 companies are big enough to be included.



  9. Sunmaker on April 15, 2022 at 6:14 pm

    love the rock music with the narration LUL



  10. Lightningfun 64 on April 15, 2022 at 6:15 pm

    Get mumme tools they are great



  11. Patrick Lenihan on April 15, 2022 at 6:18 pm

    I don’t care what company owns what companies. I want to know what COUNTRY owns those companies. Trying to find tools that aren’t sold by Chinese owned companies.



  12. Fu Man Poo on April 15, 2022 at 6:19 pm

    Bezos and Musk will soon own everything and if we don’t accept their mark on our foreheads, we won’t be allowed to buy anything…



  13. gohiadsf on April 15, 2022 at 6:19 pm

    As a Trading company from China, what I can tell you is Most company have t o OEM or ODM with many manufactures in China, however even the manufacture is different, there are a lot parts are compatible from each other. For example, most company use Lithium-Ion battery and the model is 18650, which can only manufacture by Samsung, LG, Panasonic, BYD and a few company with very similar performance and specification. Also a lot Big Brand purchase a lot tools they do not manufacture in their own plant, for example, DC power screwdriver is mostly OEM product from China, and a lot drills too. Our trading company almost supplied one big box store in US which is selling Hart tools now.



  14. bread on April 15, 2022 at 6:20 pm

    Who makes Mastercraft at Canadian tire and Maximum



  15. Matthew Keller on April 15, 2022 at 6:21 pm

    Not surprising to me. Vanguard and blackrock own everything



  16. Eric Kona Peper on April 15, 2022 at 6:21 pm

    Had to quit watching. It’s the power rock blasting as loud as the words! Sorry buddy but I’m getting a headache now .🤕



  17. Machworks on April 15, 2022 at 6:26 pm

    *And Makita?*



  18. Graham Langley on April 15, 2022 at 6:27 pm

    Positec/Worx now have the Bauker sub-brand as well as making a lot of own-brand tools – several OB cordless drills take the Worx 18/20V MAX batteries.



  19. Berndt Thomas on April 15, 2022 at 6:29 pm

    Husqvarna was founded way back in 1689 as a rifle maker for the swedish king. Nowadays they mainly make lawnmowers and sewing machines. Thats what 200 years of peace does to a company.



  20. Fuzzy_Bear on April 15, 2022 at 6:30 pm

    Who owns them in 2021… posted in 2019.



  21. Pequod Express on April 15, 2022 at 6:36 pm

    Any idea if Stanley / Black and Decker is in any way connected to Popoman/Teccpo in Guangdong, China?



  22. TGS Garden maintenance on April 15, 2022 at 6:36 pm

    As a gardener, my go to brand is Husqvarna primarily or Stihl! For power tools, predominantly Bosch!



  23. Mike Fu on April 15, 2022 at 6:37 pm

    Volkswagen owns Lamborghini……..doesn’t make your Jetta a Gallardo



  24. John Salors on April 15, 2022 at 6:38 pm

    I love Makita but they need more options in their battery tools system



  25. Personne on April 15, 2022 at 6:38 pm

    Snap on plsss



  26. MCES LEX on April 15, 2022 at 6:41 pm

    Most of these tools are the same tool made in the same factory in China you just get a mark up for a different (logo) color sticker 😂



  27. Jaesung Edward Lee on April 15, 2022 at 6:41 pm

    Then who owns Hart tools?



  28. Dalton Burgess on April 15, 2022 at 6:41 pm

    I like tti and Stanley the most



  29. alex ortiz on April 15, 2022 at 6:42 pm

    How own Delta Tools?



  30. Cory Scott on April 15, 2022 at 6:42 pm

    Any idea who makes the MasterCraft line for Canadian tire, in Canada?



  31. Michael Jackson on April 15, 2022 at 6:42 pm

    Who owns snap on?



  32. Carl Hemmens on April 15, 2022 at 6:43 pm

    Makita, has a sister company called maktec



  33. Michael Lee on April 15, 2022 at 6:44 pm

    So 3 different companies license the rigid name? I’m confused



  34. blaksin on April 15, 2022 at 6:46 pm

    Matrix tools



  35. Ronan on April 15, 2022 at 6:46 pm

    Mailtank 😂



  36. Jimmy on April 15, 2022 at 6:47 pm

    So if matco is owned by fortive, then why does Sata have the same logo when they’re owned by Apex?



  37. Berndt Thomas on April 15, 2022 at 6:49 pm

    Positec makes the new caterpillar power tool line.



  38. Larry C on April 15, 2022 at 6:49 pm

    I just bought a Kobalt Table saw model KT 10152. I swear it’s a rebadge of my buddies Delta 36-6020. Just a different color. He paid almost double “for the name” although I didn’t see anything on this video about delta building power tools for Lowe’s/Kobalt



  39. Gerard Reyes on April 15, 2022 at 6:49 pm

    Do you know who manufactures the cordless tool brand Kimo sold by Amazon?



  40. John Salors on April 15, 2022 at 6:52 pm

    What about Porter-Cable I did not hear anything about Porter-Cable



  41. Kevin Marquez Carranza on April 15, 2022 at 6:53 pm

    Snap On



  42. Thomas Burr on April 15, 2022 at 6:54 pm

    Funny thumbnail says 2021 but video was made 2 years ago



  43. Todd Corstange on April 15, 2022 at 6:54 pm

    I believe spyder saw blades, and drill accessories are made by Makita.



  44. Red Maverick on April 15, 2022 at 6:54 pm

    Didn’t realize 2021 was 2 years ago.



  45. Grey Jay on April 15, 2022 at 6:55 pm

    Bottom line: The quality of any given tool, tool brand, or tool line, is up for grabs. The day is gone when you could say: Such and such a tool is good, and another is junk. I have two circular saws, a Makita and a Skil. Both are made in China. Contrary to expectation, the cheap Skil is a better saw. Go figure. Welcome to the new reality.



  46. William Hollinger on April 15, 2022 at 6:55 pm

    Yamico sorry if my Japanese is terrible i rather have them over mtds.



  47. Rupert Steffler on April 15, 2022 at 6:56 pm

    Snap-On industrial brands too, they own Bahco and a bunch of other brands



  48. Nick Nickolette on April 15, 2022 at 6:58 pm

    You missed snapon guy…



  49. Benjamin Brewer on April 15, 2022 at 6:58 pm

    But who owns FEIN?



  50. Dante M. Aubain on April 15, 2022 at 6:59 pm

    Ho owns ENERTWIST brand?