The Ridge Tool Company’s Ridgid brand was founded in 1923 in North Ridgefield, Ohio where the company introduced a new heavy-duty pipe wrench. Ridgid’s new pipe wrench design was a success and was just the beginning, by the 1930’s the company had extended their product line to include more professional pipe tools. In 1943 the company permanently moved their operations to Elyria, Ohio.
Originally dedicated to providing tools for the plumbing profession, Ridgid is still a leader in making fine tools for pipe fabrication, drain cleaning and diagnostics and pressing technology. But that’s not all, from plumbing to construction, the Ridgid tool brand also offers electric, battery and air powered tools such as drills, sanders, saws, screwdrivers, nailers, staplers and more as well as a solid line of pressure washers and generators.