There are plenty of well-known European tool brands, but also quite a few that toe the line of obscurity. At the same time, there are a lot of brands that are known but hard to find. They’re not impossible to find, just difficult. That’s not intentional, but things just worked out that way.
Above is the top German tool manufacturers that are the most popular brands you can find. Some are all-around decent brands, others are leaders in their fields.
Just check out all of the brands above and you’ll understand why Germans are so great at producing mechanical stuff!