Founded in 1937 by Frank Lowy, Unicorn is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of dart equipment.

Radial arm saw

In 1922 inventor and entrepreneur Raymond Elmer DeWalt invented the radial arm saw in 1922. He founded DeWalt Products Company in 1924 to manufacture his radial arm saw, which he called the ‘wonder-worker’.

Bicycle pedal

Founded in 1951, originally as a manufacturer of ski equipment, Look today manufactures high-end ski bindings, bicycle frames and cycling equipment.

Hedge shears

Founded in 1940 by blacksmith Tsuneichi Okano, Okatsune (an acronym of the founder’s name) is the undisputed number 1 shear manufacturer in Japan.

Exercise bike

Founded in 1968 by Ray Wilson and Augie Neato, Life Fitness is an American fitness equipment company, specialized in the production of exercise bikes and treadmills.


Two big names feature in the history of the dartboard: Nodor, founded in 1919, and Winmau, founded in 1945 as H.A. Hicks.

Hunting rifle

Founded in 1835 by London tobacconist and fine competition pigeon shot Harris Holland, Holland & Holland manufacturers the most iconic hunting rifles.

Hammer drill

Founded in 1941 by Martin and Eugen Hilti, Hilti AG is a manufacturer of products for the construction, primarily for the professional end-user.


Founded in 1893 as Weber Brothers Metal Works, Weber-Stephen Products is the manufacturer of the most iconic outdoor barbecue grill.


Founded in 1970 by Hal Wing, Wing Enterprises produces the Little Giant Ladder System and is the largest manufacturer of American-made ladders.

Boxing gear

Founded in 1910 by Jacob Golomb as a manufacturer of swimwear, Everlast is the world’s leading manufacturer, marketer and licensor of boxing equipment.


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 1884 by Rinaldo Piaggio, Piaggio is the manufacturer of the world’s most iconic scooter, the Vespa.


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 1936 by Hermann Werner, Wera Tools is one of the leading global manufacturers of screwdrivers, screwdriver bits and ratchets.


Founded in 1952 by Jack O’Neill, O’Neill is originally a Californian surf wear and surfboard brand, credited to have invented the wetsuit.


Founded in 1929 by Wally Byam, Airstream is a brand of luxury caravans, easily recognized by their polished aluminum coachwork and the use of rivets.


Founded in 1783, Shaw Magnets is the oldest established magnet company in the world and can be found in hundreds of thousands of industrial and educational environments.


Founded in 1895 by Gustav Wittner, Wittner manufactures musical accessories such as tuning forks, string accessories and stands, but is mostly known for its metronomes.


Founded in 1895 by David W. Brunton and William Ainsworth, Brunton, Inc. is a manufacturer of technical gear for outdoor activity.


Founded in 1857 by Matthias Hohner, Hohner is a German manufacturer of musical instruments, mostly know for their harmonicas and accordions.


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.


Founded in 1911 by James Neill, Eclipse makes the world’s frost iconic hacksaw. In 1889, James Neill patented composite steel and registered his products under the Eclipse trademark in 1909.