Apex Tool Group, based in Sparks, Maryland, is one of the largest global manufacturers of industrial hand and power tools. Our 9,000 associates serve many global markets including Automotive, Industrial, Energy, Aerospace, Electronics, Hardware and Commercial Contracting.  We have leading brands that service all major channels of Distribution and support the largest Distribution outlets worldwide.




Major Brands Include:

  • GearWrench, Mechanics Tools and number one brand of Ratcheting Wrenches
  • Crescent, the original Adjustable Wrench and broad offering of Mechanics tools
  • Lufkin, a leading brand of Consumer and Industrial Measuring equipment
  • Wiss, the leading brand of Snips and other cutting tools
  • HK Porter, Bolt cutter and other tools for Industrial trade
  • Jobox, Job Site storage
  • Weller, Soldering and Electronic tools

Besides our Brands, Apex is the world’s largest supplier of private label hand tools to leading retail and professional customers.

Apex reaches beyond the United States with other leading brands:

  • SATA Tools, the largest brand of hand tools sold in China and Eastern Europe
  • Belzer, the leading brand of tools in Brazil
  • GearWrench, the fastest growing brand in Australia and Mexico

 All operations are fully integrated – raw steel to finished goods.

Global Engineering and Manufacturing competency achieving a 24-hour operation cycle.

Our commitment to lean manufacturing philosophy translates to quality processes, consistency and capacity in EVERY APEX facility.

Product Search Criteria

Representatives from Apex Tool Group will be at INPEX 2017 looking for innovative new products the following categories:

  • Mechanics Hand Tools
  • Shop Tools
  • Carpenter Tools
  • Industrial Hand Tools

Apex Tool Group will review both domestic and international inventions that are already patented and the inventor must be willing to sign a Confidential Disclosure Agreement.

For more information, visit www.apextoolgroup.com

If you have an invention that fits the above criteria and you would like to participate in the Apex Tool Group new product search at INPEX 2017, please call your INPEX representative today at 1-888-54-INPEX or complete our exhibitor information request form.