Foredom Electric Company was founded in 1922 by a German immigrant. The first Foredom factory was located in New York City at 27 Park Place, New York City. Foredom is one of the first companies in the United States that manufactured Flex Shaft Machines.
In 1956 the company was moved to Bethel, CT where the company still is located. Bill Nelson joined the company in 1972 and was the manager and ran Foredom Electric. During this time Blackstone Industries was formed owning several brands including The Foredom Electric Company. The in 1985 Bill purchased Blackstone Industries, which includes Foredom electric. Then in 2013 Richard Milici Jr. purchased Blackstone Industries. Foredom along with Blackstone’s other brands and continue providing quality tools for artisans worldwide.
Foredom is the leading manufacturer of flexible shaft rotary power tools in the world. From its flagship line of flex shaft machines, to specialized motors, handpieces and bench top attachments and accessories, Foredom tools set the standard in quality, power and performance.