The Apex Tool Group (ATG) is a relatively new entrant into the power tool market, having been around only since 2010. ATG prides itself on being one of the largest manufacturers of professional hand and power tools in the world. They serve the industrial, vehicle service and assembly, aerospace, electronics, construction and DIY markets.
Headquartered in Sparks, Maryland, ATG has operations in more than 30 countries around the world. They have manufacturing facilities in more than 30 locations throughout North and South America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Combined, their operations employ more than 8,000 people worldwide and generated $1.4 billion in revenue in 2018.
ATG offers more than 30 different power tool brands including SATA®, GearWrench®, Weller®, Wiss®, Lufkin®, Cleco® and Crescent®. ATG was born out of a merger of Cooper Tools and Danaher’s Tools and Components. Two years after its founding, it was sold to Bain Capital for an estimated $1.6 billion.