Great Neck Saw Manufacturers, Inc.
Company typePrivate
Founded1919 (1919) in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
FounderSamuel Jacoff
HeadquartersMineola, New York
ProductsHand tools
Number of employees

Great Neck Saw is an American company that manufactures and distributes hand tools, including wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, chisels, and automotive specialty tools.[1] The company is the largest privately owned tool manufacturer in the United States.[2]

The company sells tools under the Great Neck, Sheffield, OEM, GreatLite, Mayes, and Buck Bros. brand names,[3] as well as private label brands such as Husky and Kobalt.[4]


In 1919, Samuel Jacoff started a business in Pittsfield, Massachusetts manufacturing hacksaw blades. In 1929, he merged his business with Great Neck Manufacturing, another blade manufacturer. In 1941, the company moved to its current location of Mineola, New York.[5]



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  2. ^ Goldberg, Jodi (2019-02-06). "Tool maker remains a family business after a century". Fox 5 New York. Retrieved 2020-03-10.
  3. ^ Terreri, April (2016-07-26). "Tools of the Trade". Industry Today. Retrieved 2020-03-10.
  4. ^ Deutsch, Stuart (2014-05-08). "New Kobalt Screwdrivers are Made in the USA". Toolguyd. Retrieved 2020-03-12.
  5. ^ Great Neck Saw. "About Us". Retrieved 2020-03-10.