Johnson Level Commemorates 75 Years and Launches Year-Long Celebration for Fans

Posted: July 13, 2022
Category: Industry News

Mequon, WI. – Johnson Level & Tool (Johnson) is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its founding in 1947. To celebrate their anniversary, Johnson is bringing the celebration to their fans – all year long.

“The last 75 years have given us plenty of reasons to celebrate,” says Peter Chatel, President at Hultafors Group North America. “We’ve grown from a small wood level manufacturing company into a dominant global manufacturer of high-quality levels, lasers, and measuring tools. But we aren’t satisfied solely with looking back on our history as a leading level and layout tool brand. We are looking to the next 75 years of innovative tools engineered for professionals to work faster, safer, and smarter on every job they perform.”

#Johnson75 An anniversary wouldn’t be complete without the guest of honor – and for Johnson, that’s the fans! On jobs from site preparation and layout through finished carpentry, landscaping, remodeling, and DIY projects, Johnson ends users experience accurate, durable, and easy-to-use tools. As Johnson kicks off its 75th year, the organization invites its customers, end users, and fans to recognize all they have achieved over the last 75 years. With the #Johnson75 campaign, Johnson is taking it up a notch and launching contests, polls, events, and limited edition commemorative rafter squares and bamboo levels.

Kicking off on July 5th, fans can get in on the action by following the #Johnson75 hashtag and checking Johnson’s social media and website pages for giveaways, contests, and exclusive content. In addition, Johnson is hosting a local open house on July 14th for its founders, neighbors, retail partners, vendors, and employees as a thank you for their contribution to the continuing success of the business.

“As we celebrate this milestone, we are proud of the achievements we’ve made, and we look forward to the next 75 years of accomplishments,” said Chatel. “We’ve seen a lot of changes over the years, but one thing remains the same – our commitment to building better tools for a better world.”

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About Johnson Level & Tool

Johnson Level & Tool is a leader in levels, lasers, and layout tools providing the most advanced features and technology at unmatched price points. With 75 years of developing innovative solutions to help professional tradespeople do their work more accurately, quickly, and reliably, Johnson brand products are most trusted by professionals worldwide. Johnson offers a full spectrum of levels, lasers and layout tools including construction-grade lasers, laser distance measurers, specialty tools, industrial-grade lasers, and a wide array of levels and squares. Johnson Level is part of the Hultafors Group which provides a portfolio of leading brands that keep professional users at the forefront for functionality, safety, and overall productivity. For more information, visit us at

About Hultafors Group

Hultafors Group is one of Europe’s largest companies supplying workwear, footwear, head protection, hand tools, and ladders for professional users. The products are developed, manufactured, and marketed under global brands, which are available through leading distributors in around 16 markets, with an emphasis on Europe and North America. Hultafors Group is owned by Swedish Investment AB Latour with more than 1700 employees worldwide.