Hougen Manufacturing is a family owned business with world headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Swartz Creek Michigan. The company was started by the late Dr. E Douglas Hougen who held over 400 worldwide patents including many for the Hougen Annular Cutter. For over 50 years Hougen has been the world leader in portable magnetic drills and annular cutters. Hougen proudly manufactures all of its magnetic drills, Hougen Cutters and most of our other products in Michigan. Customers who demand reliability and performance from their tools choose Hougen.
Hougen manufactures and supplies magnetic drills, annular cutters, and electric punches. It offers Rotabroach annular and industrial, mag drill, and sheet metal cutters; accessories, including arbor extenders, countersink kits, HMD505 pressurized coolant systems, Jacobs chucks, pipe adapters, portable vac-pads, ratchet drives, drill carrying handles, replacement parts, rotaloc spindle adapters, stick lubricants and cutting fluids, tapping kits, and twist drill adapters; and hydraulic hole punches. The company also provides tornado II portable electric paint shakers for fabrication shops, machine tool builders, plant maintenance departments, and automotive painting. It markets its products through a network of sales representatives in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Australia, and internationally. The company was founded in 1959 and is based in Swartz Creek, Michigan.