We all have our favourite brands of power tools but who actually makes what?
Here is a quick guide, it is no where near a comprehensive list!
Bosch own Bosch, Dremel, Hawera, Skil and Rotozip
Techtronic Industries Company Limited own AEG, Dirt Devil, Hoover, Milwaukee, Ryobi and Vax.
Stanley Black & Decker own Black & Decker, Bostich, Delta Machinery, DeVilbiss, DeWalt, Facom, Mac Tools, Proto, Blackhawk, Porter-Cable, Sidchrome, Stanley Hand Tools, Craftsman, Husky, Vector Products, Virax
Metabo used to be Elektra Beckum, they also make wood working machinery under the name of Lurem in France.
Mafell only seem to have the one brand
Makita also manufacturers powertools under the Site brand
TTS Tooltechnic Systems owns the Festool brand
Fein, Hilti and Hitachi do not seem to make tools under any other trade names.