Sumner*, a Southwire Company, is a recognized leading manufacturer of material lifts, jack stands, welding tools, material carts and other tools and equipment for the construction market. We are a key supplier to the welding and mechanical contracting industries and have a market presence in more than 50 countries around the world. We maintain manufacturing and sales operations in Texas, Canada, China, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Founded in 1965, our operations began to meet the need for good welding tools and lifting equipment to make pipe installations easier and safe. Early success in the business led the way for us to continually meet the needs of a wide variety of contractors, and we continue to provide a range of equipment options that promote safety and efficiency on the jobsite.