Engineered to be Fearless

Since 1914, Sioux Tools has been committed to bringing productive solutions to the pneumatic power tool industry.

A History of Success

A legendary USA-made brand of power tools established in 1914 to support the growing production and manufacturing needs of an expanding America.

Sioux is relentlessly focused on engineering better solutions to help tool users hold, use and maintain their power tools. As a result – Sioux power tools last longer and work harder in manufacturing, repair and assembly operations. Over the years, tens of thousands of tool users have been part of the growing legacy of Sioux power tools – ensuring that the products are built to withstand the toughest working environments.

Today, if it Protects, Transports or Powers around the World – Sioux power tools are likely part of the team that builds it.

Mission

To create and serve customers with quality products and service that meet or exceed their expectations.

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  • 1914

    Sioux Tools has a long and proud heritage of innovation as they have helped to shape the face of the tool industry.

     

    The company was started in November of 1914 by Swedish tool maker, Oscar Albertson, and office boy, Harold Jacobson, with a goal to become the “best machine and tool shop”. Sioux has since grown to become a trusted partner by a wide range of industrial and manufacturing segments.

  • 1917

    Originally named Albertson & Company, the first items manufactured were piston rings, spark plugs and a gas saver. They soon expanded their line to become a powerful force in the marketplace.

     

    In early 1917, Oscar Albertson designed a valve lathe – a hand tool used to seat engine valves. This invention proved to be the foundation upon which Sioux Tools has built a reputation for innovation throughout the world.

  • 1958

    During the 1920s the company revolutionized the tool industry by introducing some of the very first hand held power tools.

     

    In 1958 the company further solidified its position as a market leader by designing and producing its first air powered tools.

  • 1994

    In 1994 Sioux Tools joined Snap-on Incorporated, which added industrial power tools to the extensive Snap-on line.

     

    Product lines include hand and power tools, diagnostics and shop equipment, tool storage products, diagnostics software and other solutions for the transportation service, industrial, government, education, agricultural, and other commercial applications, including construction and electrical.

  • Today

    Today, Sioux Tools has been granted well over 100 patents. Innovation, ingenuity and insight have established Sioux tools in the minds of the professional as the tool to depend on. Our commitment to continued development in ergonomics and innovative design ensures that we will meet the needs of professionals for many years to come.

     

    Today we continue to strive to live up to our founding father’s wish of being the “best in the world”.

Key Points

INDUSTRIAL TOOLS

Sioux Tools is known around the world for quality, durability and performance. Our extensive and always expanding line of industrial power tools are engineered to make any job easier, safer and more efficient. We build tools that stand up to the demanding specifications required by today’s industrial manufacturing, assembly and finishing needs. Our industrial line of tools is second to none in power, workmanship and total quality.

WE DESIGN TOOLS TO FIT THE APPLICATION

Sioux has been an innovator in designing tools that fill unique applications. The exclusive Z-handle design enables manufacturers to have a tool that will fit into extremely tight spaces yet maintain the full industrial power.

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

As new manufacturing techniques develop they bring with them new demands that may not be met with conventional air tools. Sioux Tools is ready to meet these needs by utilizing our engineering technology coupled with the latest innovations and technological advancements in the power tool industry.

We research the need to develop a new tool and then our Sioux team of engineers and designers go to work to produce the most efficient and versatile tool possible. We are constantly working to increase our product offering, but those new products must live up to our high expectations.

Our extensive design engineering, research and development experience has proven our ability and commitment to build quality tools.

CONTINUOUS QUALITY CONTROL

Every Sioux product undergoes rigorous performance tests at precise stages from design conception through product assembly and packaging to ensure they meet our own high standards and the demands of our customers.

Only the finest materials are used in production, and no tool leaves our plant without thorough testing to meet Sioux quality standards. We’ve built our reputation on producing top-of-the-line industrial tools.

Force Tools

SIOUX Tools

Sioux Tools is known around the world for quality, durability and performance Our extensive and always expanding line of industrial power tools are engineered to make any job easier, safer and more efficient. We build tools that stand up to the demanding specifications required by today’s industrial manufacturing, assembly and finishing needs.

Force

Sioux Tools designs the tool to fit the application. Many businesses require tools that can deliver high performance but are not subject to the constant demands of industrial applications. To meet these requirements, Sioux developed the Force line. The Force line-up is designed primarily for the MRO (Maintenance Repair Operations) and manufacturing support functions, however, the quality of the these tools will allow them to go beyond these typical support applications to fit the bill in many of your manufacturing processes.

Sioux Tools

SIOUXIndustrial Air Tools

The most valued productivity solutions in the industry.

Sioux Air Tools represent an extraordinary value, combining great performance, light weight ergonomic designs, and exceptional durability. Snap-on Industrial offers an extensive variety of Sioux Tools geared expressly for industry.

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SIOUXForce Tools Series

The most valued productivity solutions in the industry.

Force tools are designed to complement the durability and performance of our industrial line.

  • Drills
  • Assembly
  • Abrasive
  • Finishing
  • Percussive
  • Specialty
  • Accessories
View Force Tools Catalogue

Our Programs

Workmanship, quality and innovation have a long tradition at Snap-on. Our products are light, durable, strong and, above all, safe.

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News &Updates

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Workmanship, quality and innovation have a long tradition at Snap-on. Our products are light, durable, strong and, above all, safe.

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