Imperial® is a world-renowned brand of specialty tools for HVAC/R service, tube working, electrical, automotive and industrial applications.
The Imperial Brass Manufacturing Company began making brass valves and fittings on the south side of Chicago in 1905. Today they are a world leader in the development of innovative products, including hand tools that make work easier for customers in a wide array of industries.
In 1996, Imperial-Eastman became part of Stride Tool Inc., but retained the Imperial brand name. Since that time, they have accelerated the development of patented products that serve professionals in industries as diverse as automotive, electrical, refrigeration, heating/air conditioning and tube working.