Mechanics Tool Co.


Mechanics Tool Co. (Rockford, IL) - In November of 1929, it is reported that Eric S. Ekstrom is President.  The company is listed as early as 1921 as a manufacturer of Chisels.

An article on Mr. Ekstrom from 11/15/1929 notes his interests in the following companies:


  • Rockford Chamber of Commerce
  • Mechanics Universal Joint Company
  • Rockford Drop Forge Company
  • Rockford Steel Furniture Company
  • Mechanics Tool Company


  • ​Borg Warner Corporation
  • Hotel Faust


  • Rockford Metals Specialty Company
  • Sunstrand Machine Tool Company
  • Sunstrand Engineering Company
  • Pierson Company
  • Estwing Company
  • Manufacturers National Bank
  • General Refrigeration Company

Sub Brands / Trade Names / Trademarks

  • -- (DOE Wrenches)