Overview
  • Originator of the Ratcheting Wrench
  • Designed for Professionals
  • Quality and Innovation
The Back Story
  • Developed the Original Ratcheting Wrench in 1996
  • Expanded to a Full Tool Line
Claim to Fame
  • User Productivity: SPEED, STRENGTH and ACCESS
  • Tough, Dependable Tools, Guaranteed
Game Changers
  • The GearWrench® Ratcheting Wrench
  • Pass-Thru™ Ratchet & Socket System
  • 120XP™ Ratchet
Overview

GearWrench® is a premier mechanics hand tool brand, offering products that are designed and manufactured to meet the tough requirements of Professional Automotive Technicians and Industrial users.

Since the launch of the original patented five-degree ratcheting wrench, the GearWrench® brand has continuously led the industry with breakthroughs in ratchets, Pass-Thru™ ratchets, sockets and specialty tools. 

The GearWrench® product range now includes over 2,500 SKUs offering a complete line of tools including over 20 styles of ratcheting wrenches, 84 tooth and 120 position ratchets, sockets, impact sockets, torque wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, pry bars, striking tools and an extensive listing of over 600 automotive specialty tools.

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The Back Story

GearWrench® was launched in 1996 with the first Profession Ratcheting Wrench.  Since then the GearWrench® brand has become synonymous with Ratcheting Wrenches designed for Professional Automotive Technicians and Industrial users. By 2002 over 100 million wrenches had been sold and the brand had earned a name for producing the highest quality tools at a great value.
Since its launch, the ratcheting wrench range has developed into a line of over 20 different styles and 450 SKUs, solving the access problems of millions of users.

In 2006, GearWrench® introduced the broadest line expansion in its history with the addition of ratchets, sockets, screwdrivers, pliers and torque wrenches. Since then, GearWrench® has continued to expand its listing with bit sockets, impact sockets and pry bars, to become a full line mechanics hand tool supplier.

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Claim to Fame

GearWrench® is a premier mechanics hand tool brand, offering products that are designed and manufactured to meet the requirements of Professionals making a living with their tools.  We understand the problems they face every day and provide tools that increase productivity through SPEED, STRENGTH and ACCESS.  GearWrench® tools are tough, innovative and come with a lifetime guarantee.

Game Changers

GearWrench® has received numerous industry awards for producing productivity enhancing tools such as Ratcheting Wrenches, X-Beam™ ratcheting wrenches, Pass-Thru™ sockets, Indexing Pry Bars and Magnetic oil drain plug sockets to name a few.

In 2012, GearWrench® continued to launch innovative products with the Ratcheting Flex Flare Nut Wrench, the Ratcheting Crowfoot, and the 120XP™ Ratchet.  The 120XP™ ratchet introduced a unique double-stacked pawl technology that delivered a 3 degree swing arc and took access to the next level.  The success of the 120XP™ regular ratchet lead to the launch in 2013 of the 120XP™ Flex Head range of ratchets.