Emerson Completes Tools & Test Acquisition

Emerson Completes Tools & Test Acquisition

ST. LOUIS – Emerson announced it has completed the purchase of Tools & Test, a leading manufacturer of electrical and utility tools, diagnostics, and test and measurement instruments. Tools & Test will be combined with Emerson’s Ridge Tool business unit, forming a $1+ billion global professional tools business serving mechanical, electrical and plumbing contractors.

Tools & Test’s expertise in electrical joining and diagnostics complements Emerson’s RIDGID portfolio of technologies for mechanical and plumbing applications, creating the broadest professional tools and technologies portfolio serving the safety and efficiency needs of the professional trades.

Headquartered in Rockford, Ill., Tools & Test has 2,300 employees and 11 manufacturing locations globally.

Click here to view the original acquisition announcement on, and see also the accompanying presentation on Emerson’s website, or go to

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