Our Brands Range

Over many years Toolware has built up enviable relationships with manufacturers around the world which today demonstrates a mutual trust and respect honoured by both parties. Toolware is privileged to be the New Zealand representative and distributor of quality product that is manufactured by some of the best people (by world stands) who have iconic tool brands that have stood the test of time.



The Adjustable Clamp Company was founded in 1903 by Adele Holman and has operated uninterrupted for the past 110 years under the direction of 5 generations of Holman family members. Doug Holman, sole owner and great-great grandson of Adele Holman, has recently appointed a new management team as part of his vision for charting the future growth of the company. Mr. Holman believes the name change to Pony Tools, Inc. will more effectively clarify the brand recognition of the Pony® and Jorgensen® product lines in addition to reflecting the company’s commitment to innovation and supply of a full array of clamping and clamp related tools used in the woodworking, metal working, industrial and retail customer channels.

Manufacture and sell electrical devices, tools for punching and drilling purposed on a material thickness ranging from 0.8 up to a 100 mm, but especially for applications purposed on metal construction. Furthermore, their product range counts a variety of supplementary products used for sawing, deburring and much more.
Toolware stock their chassis punches and dies

Staples and staplers, cable and hammer tackers Apex is among the world’s top designers and manufacturers of manual tackers, hammer tackers, office staplers and specialty fastening tools. Established in 1966, we just celebrated our 49th birthday in 2015. Through these years, they have built an experienced team dedicated to the manual stapling industry. Time also allowed them to build a complete range of manual stapling products that few competitors can match.

Arrow Fastener manufactures and sells a full line of manual and electric staplers, brad nail guns, hot melt glue guns, hammer tackers, rivet tools and accessories. The company’s most well-known product is the T50® Staple Gun, which is the world’s best-selling staple gun and continues to maintain the company’s reputation for excellence around the world.

The origins of Atlas go back to 1943, supplying digging tools for the war effort. Today, Atlas is the brand of choice for the serious home or trade user. Whether it is in the back garden or on the work site, you can rely on Atlas to have a product that suits your needs. Good design and comprehensive quality testing is why Atlas is the number 1 garden and digging tool brand in New Zealand.

Drain clearing rods and plungers, test plugs and pipe testing equipment. Bailey Brothers, now Bailey Products, was formed in the 1970’s and in 2001 became a division of Cerro EMS, part of the Marmon Group who provide financial backing and global management expertise. The manufacturing quality of their products is of the highest standard and has been attained through years of experience and expert knowledge of the industry. Continuation of these traditional standards is essential and, in 1991, the company’s Quality Management System was assessed by BSI and registered to BS 5750 (now ISO 9001:2008), certifying their ability to supply quality products at a consistent level.

Rivet tools. Beargrip is a professional and modern organization established in 1956. They manufacture high quality ergonomic designed Beargrip hand tools for industrial and professional use all to our standards and quality, to customer requirements and under private label as well. Beargrip hand tools meet and exceed all international standards and are guaranteed against defective materials or workmanship. Quality, service, innovation and flexibility are important strengths of Beargrip. With these strengths Beargrip hand tools are sold through a global network of distributors.

Countersinks, plug cutters. Manufactured in New Zealand for New Zealanders.

SDS masonry drills, HSS drills & sets

Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort. Right from the raw material stage down to the final inspection, Black Steel's quality system ensures strict adherence to specifications at each and every step of the production line. Their highly skilled teams of technicians and quality controllers assure zero defects on all Black Steel products. Research and development, along with innovation, are an ongoing process for enthusiastic technical, marketing and sales staff. 
As a result Black Steel vices are the toughest on the market. Being manufactured from Spheroidal Graphite Iron, they have higher mechanical strength ductility and increased shock resistance and are GUARANTEED UNBREAKABLE!!!

Carpenter’s pencils. Rexel make Rexel Blackedge, an oblong shaped carpenter’s pencil, perfect for professional joiners or carpenters or getting the DIY done at the weekends.

Boa constrictor strap wrenches, grabit screw and bolt extractor. In 2015 Boa are proud to be celebrating their 21st anniversary since the incorporation of Boa UK in 1994. Boa's core philosophy to lead through innovation continues to take us from strength to strength and we look forward to celebrating many more milestones. Boa has a global presence in Europe-Nth America -Australasia-Japan. Boa Tool Corporation has been setting standards in the Hand and Powertool accessory market in North America since 2002. Their core expertise is to develop new products, and whole new product concepts and market sectors. BTC develops OEM programs for some of the best known names globally, including Retail, their handtool and powertool accessory ranges are supplied to 42 countries ( and growing). Boa is committed to reducing their manufacturing carbon footprint, by sourcing all products and components locally; making sure we are kinder to the environment.

Since 1886, Channellock, Inc. has manufactured high-quality hand tools on American soil in Meadville, Pennsylvania. They're proud to put Americans to work and employ over 350 associates who contribute to their local, state and U.S. economy. Is it the easiest way? Probably not. But they believe, American manufacturing is the right way. Offering V- Jaw and Straight Jaw Tongue & Groove Pliers, Diagonal Joint Cutting Pliers, End Cutting Pliers, Round Nose, Long Nose, Lines man and Electrical Pliers, Channellock has you covered!

Coast has been in this business since 1919—founded in Portland,Oregon and are still in Portland, Oregon today. The Coast range is Technically innovative and we offer LED Flashlights and LED Headlamps in both standard and rechargeable models, Emergency Area Lamps, Knives and Multi-Tools

Hand and marking out tools, scrapers. As a family owned company, Crown Hand Tools have been proudly manufacturing traditional woodworking hand tools for over fifty years. Handmade to the finest quality, Crown has found the perfect equilibrium between tradition and innovation, making our tools beautiful as well as functional. Their Master Craftsmen hand forge, temper and grind our tools as our ancestors did, whilst also using modern processes and materials, such as Cryogenics and Powder Metallurgy. This combination of old and new techniques ensures we are giving our customers what we consider the best quality hand tools available.

Carpenters nail bars. Dogyu has built a reputation by manufacturing and providing the World with precision hand tools and instruments since 1908. Tools must be designed to reflect not only the wishes of the users, but also the intentions of the makers. A hand tool is a reflection of human history. Tools were produced as people learned to make use of nature. Easy on people, in tune with nature, that is the origin of the tool. As time progresses, tools keep evolving.

Patented DRAIN KING is often more effective than the large drain clearing machines in removing the most stubborn blockage.  That's because it use the enormous power of hydraulics to dislodge the obstruction.  It can actually clear blockages as far as 300 meters down line.  IT USES NO CHEMICALS.

Draper Tools was started in 1919 when the founder, Bert Draper, sold government surplus and tools in markets around the Kingston Upon Thames area. This lead to the purchase of the original warehouse, from which the Draper Tool Company Limited as we know it today was born. 

Router bits - Manufactured by Carb-I-tool Australia, a combination of design and productive excellence equals satisfaction when using Carb-I-Tool router bits. Toolware carries an impressive range of router bits.

Sheetmetal tools, gib tools, wire staple tools, scrapers For over 75 years EDMA has been manufacturing quality hand tools for professional contractors. Positioned in Saint Raphaël, France this family owned business emphasises an environmental friendly production of drywall, masonry, roofing and sheetmetal tools.

Ball end key sets, T-Bars, fold out keys, standard hex keys and sets- Superior hex and ball keys proudly manufactured in the USA.

Hammers and striking tools, nail bars and wrecking bars, axes, etc. Since 1923, the Estwing family and its employees have taken pride in designing and manufacturing the world's most durable, comfortable and attractive striking and struck tools. All claw hammers, axes, specialty tools and pry bars are manufactured to the highest possible standards and offer a true value to both tradesmen and craftsmen alike.

In 2001 Estwing introduced the new shock reduction grip that provides our customers with the best available grip for reducing vibrations caused by impact. Plus, this grip offers the utmost in both comfort and durability. This Estwing patented innovation is sure to be the standard for ergonomically correct hammers for decades to come. All of our nylon vinyl grip tools are now being made with this new material.

Estwing continues to innovate and produce new handtools. Our engineers work continually to create the most revolutionary and long lasting hand tools on the market. Estwing is committed to American made tools for today and tomorrow.

Flat wood boring bits and hand tools, engineers hammers, oil cans, cartridge guns - Faithfull tools are manufactured to a high standard to ensure that they give you long lasting and dependable service. The manufacturing process ends with demanding quality control checks to ensure that your Faithfull tool will not let you down

Strap tie downs -
A market leader in light load tie-downs, Fasty has been distributing worldwide for over 40 years. Offering a lifetime guarantee, Military sectors and private corporate's such as Volvo and 3M trust Fasty’s high tenacity polypropylene straps.

Measuring tapes, squares, levels and rules- UK's leading measuring tape manufacturer, Fisco has been making high quality products since 1939. At their high-tech factory in Rayleigh, Essex, they produce over 1000 quality assured tapes an hour and distribute to markets throughout the world.

Carpenters squares- Fisher products have been manufactured in the South of England since 1946. Their Combination Squares, which have become synonymous with the Fisher name, are a tool that every DIY enthusiast or Carpenter should have. Their ranges of Engineers Squares continue to be competitive and are manufactured to strictest tolerances for squareness. Formed from Aluminium, Fisher Squares use the most advanced printing technology to give clear and accurate graduations, using packaging designed to reduce waste to a minimum

Hand tools and striking tools, carpenters tools, pipe tools and wrenches - Quality craftsmanship since the 18th century.

general hand tools- The Fuller story started in the late 1930's when Bernie Fuller began a small wholesale and manufacturing company out of Whitestone New York. The product line was very limited in its early years, producing screwdrivers, nut drivers, and wood chisels. The Canadian operation commenced in 1944, by two brothers, Stanley and Lloyd Davis, with a production facility near Montreal. To this day, the Davis family still owns the company, and is active in its daily operation. In the early 1990's the head office of Fuller moved to Montreal. Today, Fuller continues its tradition as a world class manufacturer, focusing on their core categories such as hand tools, sockets, hammers, hacksaws and blades, knives, and power tool accessories.

The company was officially founded on July 12,1984, under the name of Edsbytool AB. The basic business concept was to build on and develop the skill and tradition existing in the region in production and marketing of saws and saw blades for wood. Today, G-Man Tools AB is proudly carrying on the tradition of saw making, maintaining the high quality, by the use of Swedish raw material and modern manufacturing techniques.

Company presentation G Man Tools: https://youtu.be/VlFMcmM1hYE

Specialty tools, engineering and technician tools - General Tools & Instruments LLC began as the brainchild of Abe and Lillian Rosenberg in New York City, 1922. Originally dubbed General Hardware Manufacturing Co., the company specialized in the wholesale of "hard goods," offering a full-range of domestic and professional items from clothesline pulleys and screen-door hardware, to specialty hand tools. Upon Abe's death in 1977, his daughter Dorothy became Chairman of the Board. Along with her husband, Seymour Weinstein, Dorothy expanded General's product line to include precision measuring tools and other specialty hand tools. In 1990, the company's name was officially changed to General Tools to better reflect its product line.

Drain clearing equipment, pipe inspection and scopes -
Celebrating 85 years of service to drain cleaning professionals and plumbing contractors, General Pipe Cleaners, a division of General Wire Spring Co, is a leading manufacturer of high quality American-made drain cleaning equipment. General boasts a full line of advanced drain cleaning products – including reliable drain cleaners, water and trailer jets, video pipe inspection systems, water leak locators, pipe freezers, pipe thawing machines, and more.

Industrial screwdriver bits, carded and bulk form, countersinks and jig saw blades- Broad range of drill accessories, merchandising stands available.

Shears and snips- IRWIN Gilbow snips and shears have a cutting capability much greater than the strength of the user. The original tin snips were first designed in 1924 and have dominated the sheet metal cutting industry to such an extent that today, snips and shears are referred to as Gilbows.

Locking pliers and sheetmetal folding tools-
Situated in northern Spain, Grip-on is the most innovative designer and manufacturer of high quality locking tools. We help the professionals solving problems, saving time, working safer and easier, always increasing their productivity. Grip-on provides superior clamping and work holding solutions with the largest range of locking tools in the world.

Hand tools, bolt cutters 200mm – 1050mm, re-bar cutter benders, steel and aluminium pipe wrenches, gear-pullers, strap and chain wrenches- HIT Manufacturers has been crafting hand tools in Japan since 1937. Originally just bolt cutters and adjustable wrenches, Today HIT diversifies itself worldwide as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of professional cutting and crimping tools.,

Tape measures, private branding options also - INDEX was founded in 1977 and it is the major manufacturer of measuring tapes in Taiwan.

Adjustable wrenches, extra-wide opening, extra slim, chrome and VDE options-

IREGA is a manufacturer specializing in the adjustable wrench. IREGA export more than 95% of their production to more than 80 countries around the five continents. Positioned in Spain for over 50 Years, IREGA has gained certificates for their unbending commitment to continual quality improvement in harmony with the most rigorous respect for the Environment.

Company Overview: https://youtu.be/3XS8XYoiXFs

Tool bags, bucket bags, tool holder- Quality tool bags and cases for all trades.

Laser levels, contractors levels, torpedo and post levels, angle finders, etc- With more than 68 years of developing solutions to help professional tradesmen do their work more accurately, more quickly and more reliably, Johnson brand products are most trusted by professionals worldwide. Over the years, they have built a comprehensive portfolio of leveling, marking and layout tools, which includes construction grade lasers, levels and squares.

From electric shop to market leader - For more than 45 years the name Jokari has been standing globally for high-quality wire strippers made in Germany. Already led by the third generation of the family of the founder they assert oneself as an international market leader. They started as a small company when the Krampe couple founded an electric and hifi shop in 1949. Almost every day they got insights into their consumer's wishes, and by the time master electrician Josef Krampe saw where technics were in need of improvement. On these grounds he invented a couple of years later the revolutionary and patented Jokair-knife that made the painstaking wire stripping a lot easier. The great success encourage Josef Krampe to build up a manufacturing firm for wire strippers. By doing so the former crafter business became a nationally and international successful industrial company. They continually broaden their range, realise innovative ideas and stabilise their leading position as a renowned producer for precision tools in stripping and dismantling technology.

Unique bar clamps to allow for rapid and easy clamping.

Wallboard saws and angled drill chucks-

Over the past century, Kanzawa has kept its tradition and reliability for four generations
and continues to create professional tools that satisfy craftsmen around the world.

A range of chalk and chalk line reels. Keson make's their chalk with calcium carbonate mined from local Illinois quarries and with pigments sourced from around the world. The chalk line reels are industry standard and are standing up to the harsh environments of job sites all over the world. Their injection molding department makes the parts, and a fantastic team of workers assemble, test and package the chalk reels right here in Illinois. 

Options include 1000v VDE and polished finish, cutters and pliers, Cobra and Plier Wrenches, circlip pliers, etc- Knipex is the world's leading brand in pliers today. Professional trades in more than 100 countries us Knipex pliers. For 130 years they have been an owner-managed family enterprise, which is now in its fourth generation. Produced exclusively in Germany, The performance, service life and ergonomics of their tools are guided by the need to meet the high expectations of professional users.

Permanent markers, pointed tip- Leaderart is a Malaysia based manufacturer of quality writing instruments, Leaderart specialize in designing and manufacturing ink markers for both commercial and educational use. Their product range includes whiteboard markers, permanent markers, watercolour markers, highlighters, and other ink marker products. Approximately 90% of their products are exported to over 50 countries worldwide.

Sheetmetal folding and bending tools, snips, sheetmetal shear attachments etc - Malco Products, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of “tools of the trade” for HVAC (Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning) professionals. In 1975 Malco also created a vital specialty tool market for EXTERIOR REMODELING professionals (Installers of Roofing, Siding and Gutter) and holds the leadership position in that niche as well. Corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Annandale, Minnesota, just outside Minneapolis.. Malco continues its founder’s tradition of leadership and innovation by addressing a changing industry landscape and responding to emerging market needs for new specializations and more customized products and services.

Bolt cutters, 450mm – 750mm long- Manor Hardware Corporation was established in 1990, they are the leading manufacturer of cutting tools, utility knife blade and various hand tool in Taiwan. They are specialists in Bolt Cutters, PVC Pipe & Hose Cutters,Cable & Wire Rope Cutters, Multi Function Cutters, Utility Knife Blade and various Hand Tools.

Cementers and drywall tools, trowels and floats, rubber buckets, knives -
Trading in the US since 1890, The company had long since become more than just a “trowel” supplier and now offers over 5,000 products for professionals and do-it-yourselfers in asphalt, brick, concrete, drywall, EIFS, flooring, paint, plaster, stucco, tile and wallpaper. To their customers and others in the industry, they are known for the best tools and they are known by one name - MARSHALLTOWN.

Setting the Standard of Quality: https://youtu.be/wi8vM3TX7jo

Engineers bars and tool sets, chisels & punches, hollow punches, striking tools, etc Founded in 1856, Mayhew Steel Products (Mayhew Tools) is the oldest punch and chisel manufacturer in the United States. As they have grown from a small tool house to the industry leader, there’s only one thing that hasn’t changed—their dedication to quality, reliability, and craftsmanship. That’s why they have become the tool of choice for certified technicians and professional tradesmen across the globe, and have found a home in the belts of do-it-yourselfers as well.

Aviation snips, offset snips, - Midwest Tool and Cutlery Company (Midwest) began manufacturing metal cutting snips and related hand tools in Sturgis, Michigan in 1945. Midwest has developed and owns numerous product design and utility patents that enhance Midwest product performance. Midwest Snips® brand has become a leading tradesman brand both in the United States and in many regions globally.

Monument Tools is an Innovative, UK based, Privately Owned company which Designs, Manufactures and Markets Professional Quality Tools for Plumbing, Roofing and Drainage under the Monument Brand. Monument Tools produce tools for Trade and DIY through Selected Wholesale, Builders & Plumbers Merchants, Retail and Export Partners


Bimetal, carbide grit and tungsten tipped holesaws, jig saw and reciprocating saw blades, hacksaws and hacksaw blades, band saw blades, metal cutting saw blades- The M. K. Morse Company have had just one focus for over fifty years ... make better saw blades and accessories. This single-minded devotion has led to some unique innovations over the years. Mostly it has led to a relentless march to improve value. Constantly looking for ways to build even more durability into their blades, the result is a collection of high value blades that top the charts in performance and quality.

In 1956 Mr. Yoshio Okada, the founder of OLFA CORPORATION, invented the world’s first SNAP-OFF BLADE CUTTER.
The inspiration for this incredible idea came from breaking off segments of chocolate bars and analyzing the snap edges of broken glass. This unique invention has since become a worldwide best seller and is commonly referred to as an OLFA CUTTER.

Panasonic alkaline batteries offer premium energy for all your personal appliances. They are suitable for use across a wide range of devices from low-drain items like remote controls to those with high energy consumption needs such as digital cameras. Whatever your device, you can expect reliable power and lasting performance from Panasonic alkaline batteries.

Doweling tools, pre-cut dowels, jointing biscuits, glass and tile tools- Extensive range of dried beech dowels and drill bits.

Specialty plumbers tools designed for the Trade

Metal & masonry cut-off wheels, depressed centre discs

For more than 60 years, ROTHENBERGER has been a worldwide leader in producing innovative, technologically demanding pipe tools and machines for lavatory, climate-control, gas and environmental technology.
As the preferred partner of professional users, ROTHENBERGER offers complete solutions for pipe installation and associated service and maintenance work. With more than 5,000 products made by ROTHENBERGER, we offer the world's most complete line of modern premium pipe tools and machines, as well as environmental technology.

Straight edges, levels, marking out tools SAVAGE™. Engineered and designed in the U.S.A. to meet or exceed the most stringent industry standards. The SAVAGE™ product line utilizes 85 years of expertise and innovation, to become the ULTIMATE tools with a lifetime of accuracy!

Industrial power and hand wire brushes manufactured in Italy

Hand tools, wood planes, measuring tools, chisels etc. STANLEY® is a leading global manufacturer of hand tools, power tools and related accessories, and a flagship brand of the wider Stanley Black & Decker Corporation.

Ever since its foundation in 1843, STANLEY has been committed to providing professionals across the globe with products which are smart, tough, pioneering and up to the task.

For over 170 years, STANLEY has been responsible for unlocking new levels of user performance through creating some of the most useful tools ever made including the Bailey® Plane, the Surform® shaper, the PowerLock® tape rule, and most recently, the FatMax™ line of products.

Collated screws, hand tools, plumbers tools, plastic and wood floats, saw blades, shovels and spades, screeds, digging bars, cordage, ropes, fibro-cement cutters etc StanWay is Toolware Sales Ltd home brand, Trade Quality Product sourced from around the World to suit the demanding needs of New Zealand tradesmen.

Auger bits, wood boring bits and cutters. STAR-M Corporation has consistently endeavored to innovate with woodworking augers since its establishment in 1923. STAR-M, with about 100 skilled workers in its factory in Miki,Japan, is specialized in the production of drill bits for woodworking of the highest quality, suitable for the industry, craftsmen, and DIYs.

For more than 135 years, manufacturers, builders and craftsmen worldwide have depended upon precision tools and saws from The L.S. Starrett® Company to ensure the consistent quality of their work. They know that the Starrett® name on a saw blade, hand tool or measuring tool ensures exceptional quality, innovative products. We are offering both the Bi-Metal and TCT types of hole saws, arbors and accessories, a range of hole saw kits, plus a selection of Reciprocating saw blades and Diamond tile drills.

Router bits and cutters. Manufactured in Australia with C.N.C (computerised numerical controlled) equipment ensures T-Cuts commitment to the ultimate control in developing the highest reputation for cutting tool quality.

Soft face hammers, copper and hide, nylon and plastic, dead blow options. Thor Hammer are the UK’s, and possibly the worlds, foremost manufacturer of quality Soft Faced Hammers and Mallets and we are one of only two companies in the world manufacturing traditional Rawhide Mallets and Hammers from Buffalo Hide. Thor Hammer Company Limited.
Manufacturer of the world's largest range of non damaging soft hammers & mallets. Thor Hammer manufactures soft hammers and mallets - over 50 years specialization in this area enables us to provide a non damaging striking solution for any problem where a hand operated tool is required. Thor Hammers reputation for quality is legendary and is backed up by being approved to ISO9002 since 1992.

Fiberglass, steel tapes and rules. Since its foundation in 1906, Yamayo Measuring Tools Co.,Ltd. has been specializing in the manufacture of measuring devices and is further making progress in enhancing an excellent reputation for technical innovation and leadership needed in our own field. Today, Yamayo is one of the biggest and leading manufacturers in our own field in Japan and has been recognized to place the JIS Mark (grade 1st) on each of our products according to the Japanese Industrial Standard specification stipulated by the Government. While high accuracy is required for measuring devices, our Shirakawa factory located in Fukushima Prefecture Japan, was undoubtedly designed and established for a good environment appropriate to the manufacture of high quality measuring tapes. Therefore, we recommend you the tapes manufactured by our up-to-date computerized printing machines.

Tube and pipe cutters, chalk lines. Zenten Bernhard Groten S.L. was founded in 1966 by Berhard Groten, a native of Solingen (Germany). They are a proud company loacted in Irun, Spain, which consists of 28 Specialists in the hand tool manufacturing. The create, develop and build tools for those who appreciate professional tools and are willing to know the origin of the tools they work with. High quality, Innovative design and Perfect finishing of the products they manufacture, reaching an export of 95% of turnover.

Electronic sensor tools, stud, pipe, rebar and cable locators. Zircon Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets the largest selling line of high-technology, electronic hand tools for professional contractors and home improvement enthusiasts. In 1980, Zircon lept into traditional hardware lines by leveraging its extensive experience in consumer electronics, to develop the StudSensor™ stud finder, the original electronic hand tool. Today, Zircon sells more than two dozen unique electronic tools for a variety of jobs. These high-tech, high-performance tools have exclusive and patented features, not available from any other supplier, at very affordable prices.