Hakko Corporation was established in 1952 as Hakko Metal Industries. The original staff produced forged tools and solder until it began to explore electric soldering irons in 1958. Hakko won awards for its work in the electrical soldering industry and expanded in the years following to develop manufacturing test equipment. Today, Hakko has several offices in Japan and around the world. This brand is a manufacturer of soldering equipment, smoke absorbers, static control devices, static level meters, and testers. Hakko is recognized around the world for producing reliable and accurate tools. Purchase used and refurbished at ValueTronics and save big.