Crescent is a name trusted by generations of professional tradesman ever since the introduction of its Crescent Adjustable Wrench in 1907. Now, the Crescent line has expanded to include five other famous brands under the Crescent name. These brands have built remarkable reputations on their own, and together, Crescent® wrenches and mechanics hand tools, Crescent Wiss® snips, scissors, shears, knives, and trade tools, Crescent Lufkin® measuring tapes, rules, and wheels, Crescent Nicholson® files and saws, Crescent H.K. Porter® heavy‑duty cutting products offer professional tradespeople over 2,800+ quality products they can count on to produce professional results, all under the Crescent banner. With over 700 years of collective experience, Crescent and its supporting brands have proved to be "Trusted by the Trades."
The Crescent brand is often associated with its most famous product, the Crescent adjustable wrench which sparked into life in 1907. The Crescent adjustable wrench became one of the most essential tools in the tool box and was extremely successful amongst professional tradespeople.
In 2018, the Crescent brand expanded once again to include four other famous brands from Apex Tool Group - Lufkin, Wiss, Nicholson, and H.K. Porter – now called Crescent Lufkin, Crescent Wiss, Crescent Nicholson, and Crescent H.K. Porter – and became supporting brands under Crescent. This gave professional tradespeople over 2,600 quality tools they could count on to produce professional results … all with the trusted Crescent name.
With a history of over 100 years of performance, quality, and innovation, Crescent is holding true to the fundamentals that have made it one of the most trusted names in hand tools worldwide. Crescent is committed to consistently delivering products that exceed customer expectations for quality, durability, performance, and value.
Today, as Crescent Lufkin, the brand is a market leader for measuring products from Apex Tool Group, one of the largest hand tool manufacturers in the world. The extensive Crescent Lufkin line of products includes power tapes, rules, long tapes, measuring wheels, and one of the widest selections of special-purpose tapes and rules available for commercial and industrial use.
Crescent Lufkin measuring products are among the more than 2,600 quality hand tool products offered under the Crescent name -products professional tradespeople know they can trust to get the job done right.
Today, as Crescent Wiss, the brand is a market leader for cutting products from Apex Tool Group. The Crescent Wiss brand earns its reputation for craftsmanship and long life and has been doing so since 1848. The brand has remained the undisputed market leader in professional aviation snips, driven by two simple principles: performance and durability. It is these two principles that has earned the trust of the professional tradesperson.
The extensive Crescent Wiss line of products includes scissors, snips, and specialty trade tools. Crescent Wiss cutting products are among the more than 2,600 quality hand tool products offered under the Crescent name.
Today, as Crescent H.K. Porter, the brand is a market leader for industrial cutting products from Apex Tool Group. The extensive Crescent H.K. Porter line of products includes manual cutters, hydraulic cutters, and other accessories.
Today, as Crescent Nicholson, the brand is a market leader for manual material removal products from Apex Tool Group. The extensive Crescent Nicholson line of products includes files, rasps, saws, and accessories. Crescent Nicholson manual material removal products are among the more than 2,600 quality hand tool products offered under the Crescent name – products professional tradespeople know they can trust to get the job done right.