Erie, PA - Here is a link to Reed's history page. According to the company's page, Reed was started in 1896 by Carl Reed, and acquired by Reuben Wright in 1902. The Wright family still runs the company, 5 generations later.
This excerpt from A Twentieth Century History of Erie County Pennsylvania (1909) notes the company charter in 1899 and reorganized by the Wright(s) in 1902.
Sub Brands / Trade Names / Trademarks
- Tiger Standard (Pipe Wrenches)
- Reed (Pliers, DOE Wrenches)
Google Patents for Frank W. Hubbard (Reed Employee, both assigned to Reed Mfg. Co.)
Link to our Reed Vise Page. (Coming Soon)