Quality tools that stand the test of time

Elm City Tools (formerly Oetiker Tool Corp.), the manufacturer of SARGENT® brand tools, is a US-based company that specializes in designing and manufacturing rugged hand tools for the Electrical, Electronic, Datacom, Automotive, and Plumbing industries since 1870. We are proud of our heritage and reputation as a quality tool supplier. We specialize in constantly improving designs and introducing new, innovative hand tools based on our customers' and engineers' extensive trade knowledge. As plumbing, electrical and manufacturing systems and technologies change, so do SARGENT® Tools.


  • To provide our customers with unmatched value-added products and services.
  • Oetiker Tool Corporation will design, engineer, develop, and manufacture products striving to surpass our competitors in quality, innovation and value. We will continuously seek to improve and renew our products, services and processes to match or exceed customer/market expectations.
  • To sustain a productive energized workforce that proudly contributes to adding value to our customer relationships, improve performance and ensure a safe work environment.