Cita Industries, Inc. FoundedAs an importer and distributor of foreign products, John Junkers found a market in need of a better solution when he set out with a manual torque multiplier. This began the mission to develop a hydraulic powered torque wrench he would call "the HYTORC".
LT ReleasedCita Industries designs and patents the world’s first hydraulic ratchet tool with an adjustable reaction member.
Cita Industries, Inc. Renamed To HYTORCAfter seeing the potential of the HYTORC LT tool under the Cita brand, John rebrands the company under the HYTORC name to focus exclusively on industrial torque wrenches.
HYTORC Moves To South HackensackDemand for HYTORC bolting systems starts to increase, requiring more inventory, new staff and faster shipping capabilities. Just twenty minutes from New York City, South Hackensack proves to be the perfect location for the new HYTORC headquarters.
SL ReleasedHYTORC designs and patents the world’s first uni-body housing for hydraulic torque tools and introduces the HYTORC-SL line.
ULC ReleasedHYTORC is awarded patents for the world’s first dual-purpose hydraulic cassette-tool for limited and unlimited clearances with exchangeable hex and square drive cassettes.
Invention Of The Uni-SwivelHYTORC designs and patents the world’s first uni-swivel to eliminate hose interference.
XL ReleasedHYTORC introduces the world’s first hydraulic tool constructed of aluminum alloy for reduced weight and added portability.
MXT Tool IntroducedThe MXT launched to become the best selling square drive tool in the history of the company. Combining lightweight alloys with a robust reliable design, the MXT started a new era of hydraulic tooling for HYTORC.
XLCT Tool IntroducedThe XLCT made limited clearance bolting simpler than ever. Easily interchangeable hex cartridges shaped the industry going forward; this new tool style was widely accepted by customers and unsuccessfully copied by competitors.
Headquarters moves to MahwahWith tremendous growth, HYTORC outgrew its office and warehouse space and moved to its current location in Mahwah, NJ. With more than 3 times the space, the new location allowed for more staff and more inventory to allow faster shipping and enhanced customer service.
JETYD FoundedIn an effort to build a team dedicated to the HYTORC Nut and development of future fastener technologies, JETYD is founded and a new era of engineering-based sales begins.
Launch Of The JETYD LoaDiscThe LoaDisc is created as a simpler, more economical method of achieving some of the benefits the HYTORC Nut provides. Bringing HYTORC one step closer to the goal of bringing safer, faster and more accurate bolting to all industrial bolting jobs.
The Torque Gun Company FoundedWith increasing demand for HYTORC’s jGun product line, The Torque Gun Company is founded to dedicate sales and engineering resources towards further growth of the air powered product line.
John K. Junkers Intl. Distribution Center OpensHYTORC unveils the new John K. Junkers International Distribution Center in South Hackensack. Improved shipping times, inventory management, quality control and repair turnaround are just the tip of the iceberg in this new world-class facility.
HYTORC Celebrates 50 Years Of InnovationWith 50 years of experience focused entirely on developing the highest quality industrial bolting systems, HYTORC is the most trusted name in the industry.