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COMPANY HISTORY

1928
Invention of the first Corona tool, the orange clippers that forever changed the citrus industry.
paper Corona Clipper company was formed by J. Copley, H.M. Hendrickson and Glen D. Wight.
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1932
1936
IMG_2688-1 Continued company growth with strong sales in U.S. and abroad.
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Long History_CC 1943 copy Corona Clipper moved to 5th street location to do forging on‑site. Corona becomes a defense contractor for the U.S. government in support of WWII war effort.
1943
1955
Screen Shot 2018-05-15 at 3.15.30 PM copy Moved to 6th street location where 2 new drop forge machines were installed.
IMG_6675 Produced Tuf-Go Teeth, heavy-duty aftermarket equipment for construction and agriculture.
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1963
1972
IMG_6674 copy Published Principles of Pruning guide and established call-in hotline for tips.
Screen Shot 2018-05-15 at 3.53.00 PM copy Introduced RazorTOOTH Saws® for extremely fast and efficient cuts.
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1990
1995
_RDR4405 Introduced red comfort grip handles with better spring action.
CoronaCares_logo Kicked off corona cares® program: An environmentally friendly, community focused initiative.
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2008
2009
_DRF8777 copy 3 LAUNCHED THE QUICKSAW® LINE with tapered, friction-minimizing blade that cuts up to 2.5X faster than conventional saws.
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_DRF0748 copy Introduced DualCUT™, an innovative 2 zone pruner: PowerZONE for thick branches and PrecisionZONE for controlled, precise cuts.
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2011
2012
Vector Smart Object copy 2 Soft tactile comfortgel® grips implemented across hand tools, pruners and loppers.
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Layer 4 copy 13 Introduced DualLINK™ patented technology to reduce effort and boost power.
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2014
2016
_RDR7477 copy 4 INTRODUCED FLEXDIAL™, the only pruner that offers a comfortable, custom fit and reduces hand fatigue during repetitive cuts. LEARN MORE
CoronaTools-InUse0616-4 copy introduced the RaTchetCUT™ pruner, for multiple full-leverage cuts through thick branches.
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2016
2018
CoronaRIV1017-Model-Vince-55 copy CORONA LAUNCHES NEW MAXFORGED BYPASS ORANGE SHEAR, FOR CLEANER CUTS, COMFORT AND MORE CONTROL.
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LOGO EVOLUTION: The beginning TO TODAY