About ETA

If you’re on the front lines of an industrial assembly process your bottom line depends upon wise capital investment in tools and equipment. It also depends upon productive, injury-free workers producing your company’s product efficiently and without defects.

Good assembly tools are expensive, but they are worth it if you use them effectively and take good care of them. This is where the idea of a tool or torque arm came from decades ago. Eliminate torque reaction for the operator, improve fastening processes and increase tool longevity by preventing careless abuse.

If you buy industrial assembly tools it is doubtful that you spend much time looking at or thinking about tool arms to put them on. You usually pick the best tool for the task, and then the need to put that tool on an arm comes up later. We get that.

But guess what? We spend most of our time thinking about assembly arms and tap arms. ETA and it’s authorized distributors can make it very easy for you to get quality assembly arms or smart-arms (smart-arms provide position feedback) at a very reasonable cost.

Knowing the industrial assembly tool market and the application of torque arms, as well as having an extensive background in product design & manufacturing gave ETA associates the seed idea for the formation of Ergonomic Tool Arms LLC in 2010.

Many of the older sources for tool arms are large tool companies offering hundreds of industrial assembly tools and accessories. Torque arms are not central to their business. Try and find someone at most of those companies who has expertise in using & specifying tool arms, or ask them to customize one torque arm for a unique application... Okay, so before you get frustrated doing that just call us. Better yet, call your local ETA distributor and ask them to pay you a visit.

When you need a specific industrial tooling product, like a torque arm or tap arm, wouldn’t it be nice to talk to someone whose whole livelihood depends upon expertise in that one product, it’s correct application, and how that will help your operation? Wouldn’t it also great not to have to pay through the nose for that service?

Call us and find out how nice the experience really is. 

Our number is 855-Tool Arm (855-866-5276).

When we started out our goal was to design a simple, well made arm that could be adapted and accessorized to handle the major needs in bench assembly and tapping arm markets. We also insisted we would make all critical components and assemble everything right here in the USA. From the beginning we knew we had a good design offered at a very reasonable price, but we honestly expected that it would take some time to get people to try something new from a new company. What surprised us was the response from the industrial marketplace. Sales took off rather quickly and within the first 2 years ETA distributors had received multiple reorders from hundreds of major manufactures in North America and overseas. Through our very capable distributor network we soon had a list of customers who were top aerospace, automakers, auto component suppliers, appliance, small engine, off-road equipment manufacturers, medical and many other consumer product manufacturers.

ETA customers include

ABB Robotics

AL Automotive Lighting

American Airlines

American Axle

Ames -True Temper

Anvil International

Baldor Electric Motors (now ABB)

Bijur Delimon Intl.,

BAE Systems

Boeing Aerospace

Borg Warner 

Bosch Tool Corp

Bose Corporation

Bradford White Corp

Briggs & Stratton

Bucher Hydraulics


Chrysler Corp.

Clopay garage doors

Columbia Helicopter

Continental Teves, Inc

Cooper Electric

Corning Glass

Crown Forklifts

Dana Driveshaft Mfg.

Danaher Controls

DRS Power & Control Technologies

Dupont Performance Materials

Eaton Corp.

Emerson Tool Co.

Ford Motor Company

F & P America (Honda Parts)

Freightliner Corporation

Geiger International Office Furniture

Gem Sensors

General Dynamics

General Electric

GKN Driveline Newton, LLC

Haas Automation, Inc


Hayward Pool & Spa Equipment

Henry Repeating Arms

Herman Miller, Inc


Hitachi Cable America


Horton Fan Drives

HON Furniture

Hubbell Electrical Products

Hunter Douglas

Husqvarna /Poulan

Igloo Coolers

ITW – Diagraph MSP

JR Automation

John Deere

Johnson Controls

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson Outdoors


Knape & Vogt

Knoll Furniture

Kollmorgan Motion Tech

Lennox Industries

Lockheed Martin

Magna International

Magneti Marelli

Martin Guitars

Marshalltown Tools

Masco Cabinets



Mueller Fire Hydrants

Parker Hannifin Corp.

Polaris Industries


Purolator Products



Renewal by Andersen


Rubbermaid (Newell Rubbermaid)

Schneider Electric

Sioux Chief Manufacturing    

SL Tennessee Co

Steel Case


Sturm Ruger & Co


The Toro Co.



Trimble Navigation

United Technologies (UTC)

UTC Aerospace Systems

Vermont Castings and Harman

Wayne Fuel Dispensers – Div of GE Energy


Whirlpool Appliance



……and hundreds more

We hope you will be as pleased with the value and performance of our tool arms as the rest of our customers. Contact us and let us know. If you purchase an ETA product and are dissatisfied with it in any way, you are free to send it right back for a refund.

And Thank you in advance for choosing ETA Tool Arms!

Get in touch with us today

Ergonomic Tool Arms, LLC

P.O. Box 534

Doylestown, PA 18901

Phone: 855 TOOL ARM

Phone: (855) 866-5276


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