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Trades Tough we don't just say it, we live it.

What Does It Mean to be Trades Tough?

It means always showing up, always working hard and never quitting. It’s dependability and determination that only a special type of pro has. That’s why every pair of American-made Pliers we make is forged to work hard and be as dependable as the pros who rely on them.

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Supporting the Pros

From School to Apprenticeship to Overtime

Without trades professionals, our country would simply stop working. And with a growing labor shortage, we believe it’s vital to support trade schools and inspire the next generation of skilled professionals. To do this, we’ve teamed up with SkillsUSA to offer professional tips and tools they’ll need to be successful employees and business owners.

SkillsUSA Official Partner 2020

We want to do everything we can to support trade schools across the country. Our annual Trade School Trade-Up Competition equips one lucky school with a complete workshop makeover, cash and brand-new tools. Several other schools receive prize packages as well. Check out last year’s winner and stay tuned for upcoming competitions.

Trade School Trade-Up students with Channellock tools

We want to do everything we can to support trade schools across the country. Our annual Trade School Trade-Up Competition equips one lucky school with a complete workshop makeover, cash and brand-new tools. Several other schools receive prize packages as well. Check out last year’s winner and stay tuned for upcoming competitions.

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Made tough by hard-working Americans.
For hard-working Americans.

We don’t take shortcuts, period. And we’ve been innovating the way pliers are made since day one. We pioneered Tongue & Groove Pliers and each pair is made with only the highest quality materials to stay strong and sturdy for years of hard work.

Forged High Carbon U.S. Steel

Forged for strength, American-made for world-class craftsmanship.

Built Strong limited lifetime warranty

When we say, “built strong. works hard. won’t quit.” we mean it.

Laser Heat Treating

Never brittle, always strong, always laser heat-treated in Meadville, PA.