An innovative hand tool company drawing upon more than 150 years’ of heritage and with its roots in the Swedish industrial revolution, Bahco Tools has enjoyed a successful history that has seen it become an industry-leading European manufacturer of hand tools and saws aimed at professional users. The flagship brand for SNA Europe, which is now owned by Snap-on, it celebrated the 125th anniversary of its famous ‘Fish and Hook’ trademark in 2011.
Bahco Tools has earned a reputation as one of the most innovative manufacturers of hand tools and saws in Europe. Its many notable inventions and patents include the invention and patenting of the pipe wrench in 1888, the first patent on the adjustable wrench in 1891, the introduction of the first bimetal hacksaw blade (Sandflex) in 1969, the first ergonomic screwdriver in 1982, and the patent for Superior handsaws in 1996.
The Bahco ERGOTM concept was scientifically approved as a means of preventing repetitive strain injuries and increasing productivity in 1996. All hand tools with the ERGOTM trade mark have been subject to a scientific 11-point ergonomic and function development program.
With its emphasis on innovation, ergonomics and functional user experiences, the company continues to win international design awards to this day. With such an impressive list of awards to its name, including the prestigious Red Dot Design Award, it isn’t difficult to see why their hand tools and saws are trusted by trade professionals around the world.
United Tools is a proud supplier of Bahco products in Australia. We have a wide and varied selection of their products in stock that includes pliers and wrenches, cutters and hacksaws, along with screwdrivers and handsaws. As an Australia wide group with national purchasing power, you can be sure of enjoying great savings on all our Bahco Tools products.