American Made Sockets

You might be asking yourself if anyone still make sockets here in America?, well the answer is yes, and we've put together a list of 5 manufacturers & brands, which includes large corporations and small companies.

The list includes companies that make some of the best metric & fractional hand & impact sockets & socket bits & sets; including standard, deep & specialty sockets, and more.

All 5 of these companies make some or all of their sockets from steel 100% sourced here in the USA.

There are also a few details and links to both the manufacturer and to retailers where you can find the latest prices, shipping costs, customer reviews, special offers & more, if available.


Armstrong Sockets

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.


Bondhus Sockets

Bondhus manufactures the highest quality quality ball end, hex and TORX® socket bits available. Every tool is backed by an unconditional lifetime warranty. A warranty is only as good as the company standing behind it, and Bondhus has been the leading innovator in the tool industry for more than 50 years.

Bondhus socket bits are made in Monticello, Minnesota, using domestic sourced materials.


Proto Sockets

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.

Proto hand sockets are made in Dallas, Texas, using domestic sourced materials.


SK Sockets

At a time when other companies are taking manufacturing jobs overseas, SK has recommitted itself to American quality and the American tradesman. Today, as part of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., SK manufactures over 3,000 products and continues in their commitment to providing quality, American-made innovation to the toughest tradesmen in the world. They are determined to make “Made in America” as much about ingenuity and new ideas as it is about pride.

SK sockets are made in Colorado Springs, Colorado, using domestic sourced materials.

Wright Tool

Wright Tool Sockets

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.

Wright makes all of their wrenches, ratchets, sockets and attachments in Barberton, Ohio, using domestic sourced materials.

Any brands marked with the gold star indicates that some (or all) of their sockets are made in the USA using 100% domestically sourced materials. The silver icon indicates their products are assembled in America using both domestic and imported materials, and the bronze icon indicates that their products are assembled in the U.S. using all imported materials.

Overall, the above 5 socket brands scored a combined rating of 100% 'Made in America'.

The manufacturers in the above list might produce the same type of products in other countries as well. Many businesses alter their brand names, manufacturing practices or product designs with little or no notice, so if there are questions that still remain, again we suggest contacting the manufacturer directly.

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