Headquartered near Chicago, Illinois, the C. H. Hanson Company has been a family-owned and managed operation since 1866. The company has demonstrated throughout its 140 year history, the ability to innovate products and provide the consumer with a high quality range of hand tools and accessories. C.H. Hanson is a family business, with the fourth and fifth generation Hanson's running the company today. It is not often that a company remains in one family for 150 years!