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DATo
03-20-2019, 07:29 AM
Below is a link to a recently posted You Tube video delineating exactly who owns all of the major tool companies. There is also a wealth of trivia concerning the histories and other information regarding many of the companies. You might find it interesting, and also surprising, to learn which brands are marketed by the same conglomerate parent companies.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGRVDRZbPkQ

MattiJ
03-20-2019, 07:32 AM
Below is a link to a recently posted You Tube video delineating exactly who owns all of the major tool companies. There is also a wealth of trivia concerning the histories and other information regarding many of the companies. You might find it interesting, and also surprising, to learn which brands are marketed by the same conglomerate parent companies.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGRVDRZbPkQ

http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net/threads/78600-Why-it-might-become-harder-to-spot-quality-tools

Nothing surprises me anymore ;)

who-own-who diagram has been posted also N+1 times in recent years. Took couple of years for someone to make Youtube video out of it.

CCWKen
03-20-2019, 08:42 AM
It only took five days for someone to repeat the topic. :D

Fasttrack
03-20-2019, 12:51 PM
And for those of us too lazy to watch a YouTube video: http://pressurewashr.com/tool-industry-behemoths/#faq

Willy
03-20-2019, 03:08 PM
I'm sure that by this time next after the ongoing issue of mergers, take-overs, and acquisitions we'll likely need a new scorecard.