Who is selling Craftsman tools now?

Asked By: Waldemar Hatzkel | Last Updated: 7th January, 2020
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Stanley Black & Decker has chosen Lowe's as the next retail destination for its Craftsman brand, which it bought from Sears Holdings earlier this year. Sears had controlled the iconic tool name for 90 years. Now, Craftsman is looking to grow with its new owner through other retailers.

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Also asked, who owns Craftsman tools now?

Stanley Black & Decker

One may also ask, can you exchange Craftsman tools at Lowes? "we will honor all lifetime warranties no matter where the CRAFTSMAN hand tool was purchased. We ask that customers bring in the item, and we'll replace it if we have the product. If we do not have the product, customers can call the Customer Care Hotline (883-331-4569)."

Also to know is, is Craftsman tools Still lifetime warranty?

Warranty. Most Craftsman hand tools are advertised as having an unlimited lifetime warranty. If for any reason your Craftsman hand tool ever fails to provide complete satisfaction, return it to any Sears store or other Craftsman outlet in the United States for free repair or replacement.

Where can I buy Craftsman tools?

Beginning May 14, you'll be able to buy some Craftsman tools at Lowe's, in addition to existing outlets Sears and Kmart. Lowe's is stocking its shelves with wrenches, hand tools, and tool storage systems in advance of Father's Day, on June 17.

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Will Home Depot Exchange Craftsman tools?

In the past, Home Depot had a program offering consumers an exchange of their broken Sears Craftsman or other brand of hand tool for a comparable Husky tool at no charge. This program has since been discontinued.

Where do I return broken Craftsman tools?

Return damaged product to a stocking Retail Partner or call 1-888-331-4569 for details. No proof of purchase required. This covers all Craftsman tools that were covered by the lifetime warranty regardless of manufacturer or where they were purchased. Retail partners are obligated to replace them if they are in stock.

Who warranties Craftsman tools now?

The lifetime warranty only applies to hand tools and not to things that are meant to wear out, like saw blades. The troubled Sears Holdings sold the Craftsman line Thursday to Connecticut-based Stanley Black & Decker for $775 million. Under the agreement, the tools will still be sold at Sears and Kmart locations.

Are Kobalt Tools made by Snap on?

The first is from Bob Payne of Cornwell Tool Distributor - He indicates that Kobalt is not made by Snap-On. The second is from Heidi Schuck of Husky Tools with more information on Kobalt tools not being made by Snap-On.)

Why are Craftsman tools made in China?

People use Craftsman because of their value, and more importantly, being made here in America. Recently, the top brass at Sears had decided to outsource the manufacturing of Craftsman hand tools to places like China and Taiwan. The sockets, ratchets, wrenches and other hand tools you buy are now being made overseas.

Is Craftsman replacing Kobalt?

Although some Kobalt items will be replaced by Craftsman product, Lowe's continues to be committed to the Kobalt brand. We will continue to have a large selection of Kobalt items to purchase both in store and online.

Why is Lowes selling Craftsman tools?

Stanley Black & Decker has chosen Lowe's as the next retail destination for its Craftsman brand, which it bought from Sears Holdings earlier this year. Sears had controlled the iconic tool name for 90 years. Now, Craftsman is looking to grow with its new owner through other retailers.

Did Lowes buy out craftsman?

Stanley Black & Decker is building a bigger retail footprint for Craftsman tools: the iconic tool brand will soon be available at Lowe's stores. -headquartered company bought the Craftsman brand from Sears Holdings in January for about $900 million.

Is Lowes honoring Craftsman warranty?

CRAFTSMAN is known for its competitive warranties which will also be honored at Lowe's, providing customers a guarantee promise. If customers have questions about the warranty, they are encouraged to call CRAFTSMAN's Customer Care Hotline at 888-331-4569.

Do you need a receipt to return Kobalt Tools?

Keep your receipts. You can return any Kobalt tools through Lowes and they HAVE TO exchange it since it's their brand.

Does Ace Hardware honor the Craftsman lifetime warranty?

Ace hardware also now carry Craftsman brand, but do not truly honor the lifetime Craftsman warranty.

Where are Kobalt Tools made?

Kobalt is currently made by JS Tools out of Las Vegas, NV, but they outsource the tools from Taiwan and China. JS Tools also sells under the brand name "Steelman."

Who makes Kobalt?

Lowe's and manufacturing partner J.H. Williams launched Kobalt in 1998, with the intention of competing against rival retailers Sears and The Home Depot and their respective Craftsman and Husky tool brands. In 2003, the Danaher Corporation began producing the majority of Kobalt hand tools.

Where is DeWalt tools made?

DeWalt is a global manufacturer of power tools, hand tools, and accessories and are currently manufacturing their tools in the following countries: United States, Mexico, Brazil, China, Italy, United Kingdom, and the Czech Republic.

Who owns Pittsburgh tools?

Harbor Freight Tools

Are Craftsman tools any good?

China, but the agnostic answer is that Craftsman are competitive with all the major brands on price and quality. Since Craftsman tools are competitive with other brands, and are good quality for any home user the question comes down to product support and specifically the lifetime warranty.