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Power Tool Manufacturers and Who Really Owns Them

Ever wonder who owns Craftsman tools? How about Milwaukee, Mac Tools, or Skilsaw? It may surprise you to know that only a handful of power tool companies own your favorite tools. That’s right, most tool brands fall under a parent company that also controls additional power tool manufacturers and brands. We break it down for […]

Should I Hire a Business Consultant?

Should I Hire a Business Consultant: Building Your Trade Business

Should I hire a business consultant? Large companies have the advantage of a large revenue stream and have a much larger corporate structure. It gives them focus and direction while keeping seven-figure construction projects running like a well-oiled machine across the country. They likely have one or more business operations managers on staff to tackle […]

Kyocera Acquires Senco

Kyocera Acquires Ryobi Shares

In yet another display of the company’s sustained expansion, the Kyocera Corporation recently announced another big acquisition. As you may recall, Kyocera took over Senco Tools last summer. Back in 2011, Kyocera bought out the Unimerco Group in Europe. Well, the company isn’t done yet. Hot off the recent press: Kyocera acquires Ryobi shares. 80% of them, […]