SPX’s Robinair is one of the most popular and well known brands when it comes to automotive A/C (Air Conditioning) tools and equipment. Robinair’s manufacturing plant and where they assemble their products is located in Owatonna, Minnesota. Most of Robinair’s products are made in the USA. Although, some components are manufactured by other companies to their specification. Some of these vendors are based in the USA and some outside the US.
Did you know the name Robinair which has “air” in the name was created BEFORE the the owner’s ever thought of producing air conditioning tools and equipment?
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OTC (Owatonna Tool Company) is a large car and truck tool and shop equip. manufacturer. OTC manufactures automotive electronic diagnostic tools like scan tool equipment, automotive fuel system maintenance tools including fuel injector cleaning kits, auto shop equipment like floor jacks, specialty tools designed to do very specific jobs, hand tools like pliers. pullers etc, presses, line up kits, heavy duty tools and hydraulic equipment for the automotive repair industry. Continue reading OTC Tools American Made?
SPX car tool division, one of the United States largest automotive tool manufacturers is going to be changing hands. SPX Service Solutions, which is the car tool segment of the SPX corporation is to be sold to Bosch for 1.15 billion dollars by the 2nd quarter of 2012. Bosch is a familiar name to many of us that have worked on cars over the years. Continue reading SPX Service Solutions – Bosch Acquisition