RIDGID is the brand name for the Ridge Tool Company, which makes plumbing, HVAC/R, utility, industrial, electrical, petroleum, institutional, commercial and hardware tools. Ridge is a subsidiary of Emerson Electric Company and its headquarters are in Elyria, Ohio. Ridge's products are distributed internationally.
RIDGID®, the brand name for The Ridge Tool Company, is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of more than 300 tools and machines in more than 4,000 models and sizes for the professional rental, plumbing, HVAC/R, utility, industrial, electrical, petroleum, institutional, commercial and hardware markets. The Ridge Tool Company is a division of Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions, headquartered in Elyria, Ohio. RIDGID products are distributed in more than 140 countries. The company’s tagline is, “WE BUILD REPUTATIONS.”
The RIDGID Tool Calendar, which first appeared in 1935, is a tradition that dates back to the company’s earliest years. An instant success, early renditions of this legendary annual calendar featured the work of famed American pin-up artist George Petty, whose drawings incorporated depictions of models posing with tools bearing the company brand. RIDGID Calendars have appeared in notable movies, such as the 1985 John Hughes movie 'The Breakfast Club', and Allen Coulter's 2006 movie, 'Hollywoodland.'