Channellock Inc.

Our Beginning  

George B. DeArment, a blacksmith from Evansburg, Pa., began hand-forging farrier tools in a small factory. 


Our Guiding Principles  

Mr. DeArment founded the company on the guiding principle that dedication to excellence is the surest way to surmount adversity and prosper.  

Driven by Innovation  

Channellock, Inc. obtained several patents over the years, including one in 1965 for the conical surface created on the cam side of pliers when undercut. 


Years of Service  

Channellock, Inc. is now run by the fifth generation of the DeArment family. Channellock manufactures more than 75 different sizes and types of pliers. 

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Channellock, Inc. has more than 4,000 U.S. wholesale and retail customers and ships to customers in 45 countries. With more than 350 full-time associates, Channellock, Inc. is among the largest employers in the region 

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Channellock, Inc. started making high-quality hand tools back in 1886. After 133 years, we have more than350 dedicated associates who manufacture 75 different sizes and types of pliers in Meadville, PA, USA. We pay special attention to every detail so that we can provide pliers that don’t just finish the job but get the job done perfectly.

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