About Us

Manufacturer of the original Parallel Action Pliers. Customised & precision hand tool solutions are our speciality. We are the name for quality hand tools.

Maun Industries Ltd was established in 1944 and is the UK’s largest manufacturer of pliers with a specific design innovation for parallel action tools. We pride ourselves on our ability to design and develop bespoke tools to meet the requirements of our customers. We have specialist equipment and a highly skilled team, enabling us to develop new products, evolve our products & product ranges and continue to produce/supply tools to our customers. 

Our business strategy is built around innovation, design concepts and technology. This enables us to engineer, manufacture and build on our quality in design, whilst developing new and bespoke tools to allow our customers to carry tasks out efficiently and effectively. We are specialists at producing small volumes of tools for highly specific niche markets, whilst retaining our extremely high quality of standards. 

We have an established network of customers and distributors around the world and currently export around 30% of sales with the capability to over 200 countries.  

We continue to nurture and develop our long term partnerships with key customers as we want to continue to communicate, invest and be there when our customers need support. In addition we support and collaborate with new customers on a daily basis who require excellent quality tools mixed with outstanding customer service. 

The company was originally established in Mansfield and spent six successful decades at Moor Lane. In 2004 we moved to our present head office, which is strategically located near to the M1 motorway in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire and we operate a purpose-built 39,000 sq. ft. manufacturing works and tool-making facility, with stockholding capacity. 

Since 1993 our company's quality system is accredited to ISO 9001. 

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