The industrial world has changed beyond recognition in the last 150 years. In 1867 the largest suspension bridge in the world was opened in Cincinnati, USA. The Suez Canal welcomed the first vessel through its waters and Joseph Lister discovered antiseptic surgery. It was the year when Wilhelm Emil Fein founded a company to manufacture electrical equipment.
Almost three decades after Wilhelm established his company, and only 16 years after Thomas Edison invented the incandescent electric lamp, FEIN combined the power of an electric motor with a manual drill to develop the world’s very first power tool.
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