Founded in 1992 as Aero Products International, Aerobed is the leading manufacturer of premium, technologically-advanced air beds.
Founded in 1697 by James Reenstierna as a manufacturer of nails and tool used for ship building, Hults Bruk now is the largest axe manufacturer in Sweden.
Founded in 1893 as Weber Brothers Metal Works, Weber-Stephen Products is the manufacturer of the most iconic outdoor barbecue grill.
Founded in 1974 by Ed Fisher, the Big Green Egg is the most iconic ceramic charcoal barbecue cooker.
Founded in 1949 by Wilhelm Swarovski, son of Daniel Swarovski, founder of Swarovski crystal (est. 1895), Swarovski Optik KG is the manufacturer of world’s most iconic binoculars.
Invented by Roger Eddy in 1947, the Audubon bird call is a classic, simple birdwatcher’s tool.
Founded in 1896 by Adolf Lamprecht in the town of Penig, Alape is a manufacturer of innovative and high quality sanitary.
Founded in 1926 by Andreas Stihl, Andreas Stihl AG & Company is a German manufacturer of handheld power equipment, mostly know for its chainsaws.
Founded in 1895 by David W. Brunton and William Ainsworth, Brunton, Inc. is a manufacturer of technical gear for outdoor activity.
Created in 1952 by Malley’s, a Sydney refrigeration business, Esky is an Australian brand of portable coolers.
Founded in 1972 by Manfred Bogdahn, Flexi is the creator of the wold’s first retractable dog leash.
Founded in the 1930s by Lauri Rapala, Rapala is the world’s largest manufacturer of fishing lures and other fishing related products.
Founded in 1870 by John and Albert Brady, Brady was originally a manufacturer of high-quality gun cases and leather bags for use in field sports.
Founded in 1955 by Anthony Maglica, Mag Instrument, Inc. is the manufacturer and the inventor of the Maglite flashlight.
Designed in 1923 by the Ateliers de la Ville de Paris, under the SENAT brand name, the Fermob Luxembourg chair is an icon of French style.
Founded in 1961 by Werner Kress and Eberhard Kastner as an importer of French garden tools, Gardena today is a manufacturer of products for garden watering and care.
Founded in 1940 by blacksmith Tsuneichi Okano, Okatsune (an acronym of the founder’s name) is the undisputed number 1 shear manufacturer in Japan.
Founded in 1932 by Charles Danner, The Danner Shoe Mfg. Company started out as a manufacturer of handcrafted work boots.
Founded in 1902 by Hoyt Buck, Buck Knives is a manufacturer of sport and field knives and is credited with inventing the folding hunting knife.
Founded in 1835 by London tobacconist and fine competition pigeon shot Harris Holland, Holland & Holland manufacturers the most iconic hunting rifles.
Founded in 1897 by C.C. Filson, Filson is a manufacturer of goods for outdoor enthusiasts.
Founded in 1911 by Carl A. Grundén, Grundén is the most iconic manufacturer of durable foul weather garments.
Jelly shoes, named after their jelly-like sheen, are shoes made of PVC plastic. The exact origins of the jelly shoes are unclear.
Founded in 1902 by Hermann Nier as ‘Hermann Nier Feuerhandwerk’ Feurehand is the manufacturer of the most iconic hurricane lantern.
Invented in 1952 by Mervyn Victor Richardson, the Victa lawn mower was the first lightweight rotary mower.
Founded in 1949 by Robert Gilmour as Gilmour Manufacturing Company, Gilmour is the leading U.S. watering brand.
Founded in 1781 by William Asprey as a silk printing business, Asprey is a manufacturer of leather goods, jewellery, silverware and home goods.
In 1982, Peter Rasch invented a device that could automatically clean a swimming pool. He decided to work with Maytronics to develop the world’s first robotic pool cleaner.
An anvil pruner has a cutting blade that comes down onto the center of a soft metal or hard plastic lower surface, called the anvil or table.
Bypass pruners use a scissors action to pass next to the lower surface, sometimes called the hook, designed to catch and hold the branch while the cutting blade comes down.
Originally designed in 1909 by Francis Stewart, the Speedy Stitcher is a hand tool that can be used to sew and repair heavy materials such as leather, canvas or vinyl.
Founded in 1898 by Wilhelm Abt, who would later take over manufacturer of forks Victoria, Freund Victoria is a leading manufacturer of garden tools.
Founded in 1918 by Paul Nilsson, Karlstad Redskap AB started as a tool factory along the shores of Klarälven River in Karlstad.
Founded in 1971 by George C. Ballas, Weed Eater is the manufacturer and inventor of the original string trimmer, weed eater or weed whacker.
Founded in 1948 by Machiel de Waard, De Waard is the manufacturer of the most iconic tent, the Albatross.
Founded in 1981 by Gerard Karsten, Karsten is the manufacturer of the world’s first inflatable tent.
Founded in 1836 by John Deere as repair shop and manufacturer of small tools, John Deere today manufactures agricultural, construction, and forestry machinery, and lawn care equipment.
Founded in 1913 by William Stanley Jr., who fused vacuum insulation and the strength of steel in one portable bottle, Stanley is the manufacturer of the iconic all-steel vacuum bottle.
Founded in 1947 as a metal workshop, Igloo Products is one of the largest manufacturers of ice chests and beverage dispensers.
Founded in 1886 by John Haws of Clapton, Haws manufactures professional watering cans that set the standard.
The wellington boot, also known as rubber boot or welly, is a type of boot based upon leather Hessian boots, worn and popularized by Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.
Founded in 1867 by Charles Haemmerlin as a metal foundry and workshop in Saverne, France, Haemmerlin is a manufacturer of various equipment used on construction sites.