World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Estwing

Estwing
Private
Industry Manufacturing
Founded Rockford, Illinois, United States (1923 (1923))
Founder Ernest O. Estwing
Headquarters Rockford, Illinois, United States
Products Striking tools
Website www.estwing.com

Estwing Manufacturing Company is a manufacturing company headquartered in Rockford, Illinois. Estwing manufactures high end striking and struck tools such as nail hammers, axes, pry bars, bricklayer's tools, drywall hammers, roofing tools, geologist's hammers, and various specialty striking tools.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Estwing Awards 2
  • Gallery 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

Estwing Manufacturing Company was founded in Rockford, Illinois, in 1923 by Ernest O. Estwing. Estwing was an immigrant from Sweden who settled in Rockford with many other Swedish immigrants. Estwing products are constructed of one solid piece of hardened tool steel for strength.[1]

Estwing Awards

Estwing offers prizes to students at various colleges throughout the country, such as the Estwing Award for most outstanding graduate student at Cornell University, the Estwing Outstanding Senior Geologist Award at Colorado College,[2] and the Estwing Hammer Prize to an outstanding geology graduate student at Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.[3]

Gallery

References

!. Estwing tour

  1. ^ Estwing Tour
  2. ^ Honorary organizations and fellowships. Colorado College
  3. ^ Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Prizes

External links

  • Estwing Official Website
  • Estwing Hammers


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.