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 is still located to this day. Willard Nelson joined in 1972, and he managed and ran Foredom Electric. Later in 1976 he grew the company into Blackstone Industries, Inc., which comprised of a family of brands on the promise of providing quality tools and service to a broad and diverse customer base.
In 2013 Richard Milici Jr. purchased Blackstone Industries. Foredom along with Blackstone’s other brands continues to provide quality tools for artisans worldwide.
World's leading manufacturer of flexible shaft rotary power tools.
Allowing artisans the freedom to create.
Foredom tools set the standard for quality, power and performance. Besides being the leading manufacturer of flexible shaft rotary power tools in the world, we offer a wide range of micromotors, bench lathes, handpieces, attachments, and accessories.