VACO Products Company

VACO Products Company (Chicago, IL) - This company is known for their screwdrivers and nutdrivers, although they did produce various other tools.  In April of 1936, we find 2 newspaper articles noting the name change of the Velo Automidhun Corp. to the VECO Products Co.  In 1986, this company was acquired by Klein Tools.

Trade Names, Brands & Trademarks:

  • VACO - Block Text (Awls, Countersinks, Clamps, Chisels, Drills, Hack Saws, Hammers, Reamers, Ratchets, Screwdrivers, Sockets & Wrenches) (First Use 9/1937)
  • PARAMOUNT - Block Text (Screwdrivers) (First Use 7/30/1945)
  • AMBERYL - Block Text (Awls, Countersinks, Clamps, Chisels, Drills, Hack Saws, Hammers, Reamers, Ratchets, Screwdrivers, Sockets & Wrenches​) (First Use 1/20/1938)
  • VACOLITE - Block Text (Awls, Countersinks, Clamps, Chisels, Drills, Hack Saws, Hammers, Reamers, Ratchets, Screwdrivers, Sockets & Wrenches) (First Use 1/15/1940)
  • BUTELYN - Block Text (Screwdrivers, Nut Drivers, Nut Spinners, Awls, Countersinks, Clamps, Hack Saws, Chisels, Drills, Hammers, Reamers, Ratchets, Sockets, and Wrenches) (First Use 10/10/1946)
  • NUMARYL - Block Text (Screwdrivers, Nut Drivers, Nut Spinners & Tool Handles) (First Use 11/15/1946)
  • S/B - Block Text (Screwdrivers) (First Use 3/19/1947)