News — Established 1936

Our Article in The Gateway Magazine

     Chapman was established in 1936 by Mr. John Chapman of Durham, CT, in a garage around the corner from where the factory is today. Though the great depression wasn’t the best time to start a business, Chapman has succeeded due to the diligence and passion for tools of its three owners. Current owner Tracy Camassar bought the business three years ago and Chapman is certified as a Woman Owned Business diversity supplier.     Chapman has focused on manufacturing precision small screwdriver and bit kits since its establishment. Chapman’s famous midget ratchet and accompanying milled insert bits have been used...

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