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Milton® Industries Acquires ProMAXX Tool

Milton® Industries Acquires ProMAXX Tool

Milton® Industries Acquires Acquires ProMAXX Tool

Pneumatic/Hydraulic Leader Expands Tool Offerings Into Fuel Injector Pullers, Oil Seal Extractors, Exhaust Manifold Repair Kits, and more

CHICAGO (December 7, 2022)

Chicago-based Milton Industries (, a pneumatic and hydraulic accessories market leader, announced today its acquisition of ProMAXX Tool (, designer and manufacturer of proprietary on-the-vehicle exhaust manifold repair (EMR) kits and other specialty tools. ProMAXX, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has been in business for more than 13 years serving US and international customers with fuel injector pullers, oil seal extractors, exhaust manifold repair kits, and other specialty hand tools for Dodge, Ford, General Motors, Isuzu, Mac, Subaru, Volvo, and other major automotive, light truck, and heavy-duty truck brands.

“This expands Milton’s reach into ProMAXX’s truck and automotive specialty hand tool product offerings and market channels,” says Greg Carlson, CEO of Milton Industries. “We plan to use our collective design, manufacturing and marketing expertise to broaden both brands’ industry footprints Our combined people, knowledge, and distribution will serve to fuel our continued growth.”

“ProMAXX has experienced a 35% growth trajectory since the company launched 13 years ago,” says Jeff Del Rossa, Founder and President of ProMAXX® Tool. “We have strong relationships with Ford, GM and Dodge dealerships and independent shops, enabling the design of outstanding value added tool solutions. Also, with Milton’s deep roots in the auto aftermarkets, agricultural, government and solid e-commerce presence, we are on-track to break our own records.”

“Our top-quality products compliment each other completely with no overlap,” Del Rossa continues. “And I was attracted to the synergy of our people-centered cultures. Both companies are built on strong principals of unfailing commitment to our customers and our employees.” Carlson will continue as CEO of Milton Industries.

Del Rossa will lead the growing Specialty Tool Group of Milton Industries while continuing to oversee ProMAXX product design and development into the foreseeable future. Milton’s core management team partnered with its financial sponsor, LLCP (Levine Leichtman Capital Partners) on this acquisition.

Milton and ProMAXX Tool brings strong expertise and experience across their now combine markets in light to heavy duty trucking/fleet, automotive, agriculture, industrial, military, and aeronautic industries.

About Milton® Industries

Based in Chicago, Illinois, Milton Industries designs, manufactures and markets precision engineered products. They are focused on aggressive, organic and acquisitive growth. Among Milton’s newer products are industrial steel-braided, rubber and Teflon pipe, hoses, steel flanges, fittings and specialty gaskets. Milton also makes over 1600 pneumatic and hydraulic products and accessories including safety couplers, plugs, gauges, inflators, chucks, hose reels, blow guns, specialty hand tools & kits, filter regulator lubricators (FRLs), and signaling devices

Most Milton products are Proudly Made in the USA with domestic and global components. For more about Milton Industries, visit

About ProMAXX Tool

Based in Dayton, Ohio, Steck Manufacturing Company has more than 50 years of experience designing and manufacturing specialty hand tools for automotive repair, body shop, lockout, and towing markets. The company makes more than 115 specialty tools from lockout kits and hatch jammers to painter’s tools and portable benches.

Based in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, ProMAXX Tool has over 13 years of experience designing and manufacturing fuel injector pullers, oil seal extractors, exhaust manifold repair (EMR) kits and other specialty hand tools proudly Made in the USA. ProMAXX Tool prides itself on having the skill, knowledge, and resources to meet a broad spectrum of automotive and truck applications. Every tool is designed, developed, and tested on “a real vehicle in a real shop to fix a real problem”.

For more information about ProMAXX Tool and its complete line of products and services, visit:

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