Malco Products, SBC, Launches American Made Eagle Grip Locking Handle Tools


4 of Malco's Eagle Grip Locking Pliers placed on a USA flag

Malco Products, SBC, Launches American-Made Eagle Grip Locking Handle Tools

DEWITT, NEB. (April, 19, 2021) — Malco Products, SBC, the nation’s leading manufacturer of high-quality hand tools, today announced the launch of Eagle Grip, its newest line of professional-grade locking handled tools. Eagle Grip tools are the first full line manufactured at Malco’s plant in DeWitt, Nebraska, the birthplace of the locking pliers.

Forged from the finest grades of American steel, Eagle Grip tools deliver stronger and more reliable performance on the job and are backed by Malco’s 70-year heritage of innovation, quality and safety. The first products in the Eagle Grip line include locking pliers and clamps, for use in sheet metal, automotive, welding and agriculture applications:

  • Locking Pliers:
    • 7” & 10” Straight Jaw Locking Pliers
    • 7” & 10” Curved Jaw Locking Pliers with Wire Cutter
  • Clamps:
    • 11” Locking C-Clamps
    • 11” Locking C-Clamps with Swivel Pads

“Since 1950, Malco has built its reputation on manufacturing the highest quality tools for trade professionals,” said Eric Peterson, Director of Sales & Marketing for Malco. “We look forward to offering that same standard of quality to consumers, to inspire them to take as much pride in their projects as professionals do in their work.”

Eagle Grip is the strongest locking pliers* in the world, 100% made in the USA and backed by a lifetime satisfaction guarantee. Malco tools are designed and built to meet the rigorous demands of professional users, and will last longer and perform better than the cheaper alternatives from other brands.

Eagle Grip tools are now available for purchase online through the Eagle Grip website. For more information about Eagle Grip, visit

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