Hawke Industries has been in business for 15 years. Smiley's Metal Craft, Inc. bought Hawke Industries in June 2014. Smiley's Metal Craft, Inc. has been in business for 18 years. We have been using the pipe bender for 5 years and have had no problems with it. We feel the quality and durability of the product was well worth investing in buying the company. The quality far exceeds any other product on the market. We are a husband and wife team and still work with Collin Hopper, who remains the designer and patent holder. We are proud to be able to sell this product to you. Any questions, please give us a call.