Carl Owens was the inventor of The Crimpmaster in 1981 and The Tubes and Hose Program in 1996. Carl has past away . APB Enterprises acquired the rights to the Tubes n Hoses name in 2012. Company is now located in Waxahachie Texas.
Crimpmaster Hose Crimper
Patent # 4,453,302
Patent # 5,237,847
Tubes & Hoses Crimper
Patent # 5,715,723
Interesting Fact: Tubes & Hoses Crimper
This Crimper was perhaps the inspiration to the 1996 Tubes & Hoses Crimper. A 1923 crimper that Ownes researched referenced in it’s patent.