HISTORY

PB Swiss Tools - since 1878, operating as a family business. Today, our products are still entirely developed and produced in Switzerland with sustainability in mind. This results in hand tools of unsurpassed precision, toughness and flexibility. Excellent tools for high-standard work.

PB Swiss Tools also fulfills individual customer wishes for special tools. Ask about our novelties and observe the serial numbers for an unlimited time guarantee for your tools.

1878 - 1939 Founding periods
Everything began with a village smithy at the heart of the Swiss Emmental. Until far into the 20th century, in this trade company exclusively hardware for agriculture was made. Then Paul Baumann (PB) brought his son Max Sr. into the business.

1940 - 1980 Industrial pioneer work
The production of hand tools was originally carried out for the Swiss army. The path to success was predestined. The demand from trade and industry for the Swiss quality tools quickly and continuously rose. Also internationally: As early as 1960, PB Swiss Tools exported to all five continents. The production halls were expanded and the processes automated. Until today the innovative energy which is anchored in solid craftsmanship has remained typical for PB Swiss Tools.

1981- 2009 Expansion of the market leadership
Since 1981 PB Swiss Tools has been managed by the fourth generation. Today Eva Jaisli leads the company. She is ­responsible for marketing and the markets. Her husband Max Baumann Jr. leads development and quality assurance.

Diversification of market performance beginning in 2011

Instruments for loosening screws for surgeons complement the product range. 

160 competent employees commit themselves daily for the PB Swiss Tools assortment. They stand for the 100% vertical integration in Switzerland and guarantee quality, permanent innovation and long term customer relationships.
PB Swiss Tools fulfills the expectations of international customers. They appreciate the commitment for sustainable development by PB Swiss Tools as a Swiss family company.


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1953 Classic



2001 SwissGrip



2004 ElectroTool



2006 DigiTorque




2007 MultiTorque




2013 MecaTorque






Swiss premium quality

100% vertical integration in Switzerland

Swiss family company

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