American Made Sockets & Socket Sets - 2019 List

We have compiled a list of U.S. socket manufactuers & brands, which might include large corporations, small companies and individuals.

The list includes sockets forged from materials 100% sourced here in America, but some products might also contain a percentage of materials produced outside the USA.

We rated the top 5 US socket manufacturers & brands. The overall rating came out to be 5 out of a possible 5. We've included a few details about the companies and their products along with direct links to both the manufacturer & some of their most popular type.


Apex Tool's Sumter, South Carolina facility has been manufacturing tools for over 40 years. With almost 400K square feet of floor space they used to manufacture an extensive listing of Armstrong products, including, ratchets, sockets, ratcheting wrenches, universal joints, impact sockets, screwdrivers & more. In 2017 Apex closed down their Armstrong line of tools. There is still an inventory of Armstrong sockets available for purchase.

Rating 5 stars.


Bondhus is located in Monticello, Minnesota. Their ball, hex, and TORX® tools are made in their Monticello manufacturing facility, just across the street from the Mighty Mississippi River. Bondhus tools can be found in tool boxes around the globe. They manufacture the highest quality ball end, hex and TORX® tools available, and every tool is backed by an unconditional lifetime warranty.

Rating 5 stars.


Proto offers a complete line of more than 5,000 tools and sets that are manufactured to the highest standards in the USA. Proto tools exceed ASME specifications, feature TorquePlus™ drive configuration on sockets and wrenches, and carry a limited lifetime warranty.

Rating 5 stars.


At a time when other companies are taking manufacturing jobs overseas, SK has recommitted itself to American quality and the American tradesman. With forging facilities in Colorado Springs and a new manufacturing and distribution center in Sycamore, IL, all SK professional tools are crafted with American steel right here in the U.S.A., for quality and precision you can trust.

Rating 5 stars.


Wright Tool manufactures more than 4000 of the highest quality hand tools for the professional. All Wright manufactured products are 100% made in the USA, and carries a lifetime guaranty against manufacturing defects. Although they are made in the U.S.A., their reach is global, all around the world end-users know if they need a heavy-duty hand tool they can rely on to keep them safe, they need a Wright tool.

Rating 5 stars.