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Armstrong Tools

Armstrong Tools
Type Subsidiary of the Danaher Corporation
Industry Manufacturing
Founded 1890 in Chicago, Illinois
Headquarters Chicago, Illinois
Products Industrial tools
Website www.armstrongtools.com

Armstrong Tools is an American industrial hand tool manufacturer. It is a brand of Apex Tool Group, LLC.

History

Armstrong was founded in 1890 as the Armstrong Bros. Tool Company in Chicago, Illinois by the four Armstrong brothers. The brothers manufactured bicycle parts and tools for repairing and manufacturing bicycles from the brothers' backyard shed and managed a retail store in downtown Chicago.[1]

In 1895, Armstrong introduced a tool holder for factory in Chicago in 1900 (followed by a larger factory in 1905). In 1948, the company moved to its current facility, and in 1974, it opened a second facility in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

In 1994, Armstrong was acquired by the Danaher Corporation, where it operated as its industrial hand tools division.[2]

In 2010, Armstrong, as part of Danaher Tool Group, became part of Apex Tool Group, LLC.

References

  1. ^ "Armstrong Bros. Tool Company". Alloy Artifacts. Retrieved 2010-03-03. 
  2. ^ Armstrong Tools. "About Armstrong Tools". Archived from the original on 17 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-03. 

External links

  • Armstrong Tools web site
  • Alloy Artifacts: "Armstrong Bros. Tool Company"
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