Who owns what power tool brand and where is the company headquartered
Here is an interesting section on a woodworkers web site. The manufacture section goes in depth about the history of each manufacture. Under each manufacture, you can read more about each of their power tools they offer.
And for instance who makes the Kmart, Craftsman tool and products
Sears and Craftsman Source Product Code
LISTING OF SOURCES BY SOURCE NUMBER
For many products, the first three numbers of the Model Number (usually followed by a decimal point) indicate the actual manufacturer of the product. For instance 316.43234 is a cordless drill built by Ryobi.
Milwaukee Power Tool Company is a privately held company located in Hong Kong and is an industry leading manufacture of heavy duty tools used worldwide.
Along with all the other name brands. Who woulda thunk that Black&Decker owns Dewalt, Porter Cable, Delta and others making it the world's largest tool maker.
Here is an eye opener on a Saturday morning http://professional-power-tool-guide.com/manufacturers/
Been there, probably broke it, doing that!
I am not a lawyer, and never played one on TV!
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