In a world where every drop counts, one ingenious invention has stood the test of time. It has changed how we squeeze tubes of paint, lotion, and toothpaste. It’s crossed over into crimping, and it’s the tool of choice for hobbyists, painters, and crafters. 

This mighty invention is The Original Tube Wringer. 

Behind this tool is a family-owned and operated business that has left an indelible mark on households, studios, labs, and salons. Join us as we take you through the remarkable history of this remarkable product, from its humble beginnings to its current success, and a glimpse into the promising future that lies ahead.

How We Began

In the late 1970s, a visionary named John Gill embarked on a journey to tackle a persistent problem – wasted resources from half-empty tubes. Determined to save valuable paint, ointments, toothpaste, adhesives, and more, John set out to create a product that could squeeze out every last drop from a tube. In the early days of this invention, John used to ask the neighborhood kids to scrounge up any old tubes for him to test out his new device on. Word got around and before long, kids would turn up on their bikes or on foot with various tubes of toothpastes, food products, creams, and more they’d found laying around and bring them for John to put to the test. And thus, The Original Tube Wringer was born. With his wife by his side, they ran the company and spread its influence worldwide, gaining recognition and praise from America to Australia.

John and his wife continued to run Tube Wringer well into the 1990’s. During this time, John traveled around the world, providing the Tube Wringer with global exposure and introducing it to people on a mass scale. This was an exciting time for John as he got to experience the diverse culture of so many places. 

Where We’re At Now 

As the years passed, John and his wife decided to pass the baton and ensure Tube Wringer’s legacy would continue. They had almost sold it to one family, after meeting with several prospective buyers. None of them felt quite right. John and his family really wanted this to go to a family that would treasure what John had created and would run it in a similar fashion to what they had done. They wanted to still recognize The Original Tube Wringer long after it left their hands. 

Finally, along came a family that was the perfect fit. They stepped up to the plate to run the family business John had so lovingly dedicated his life to. These buyers ran the business for many years before passing it down another generation to their child, Alyson, who still owns and operates The Original Tube Wringer to this day. When Alyson’s parents purchased the Tube Wringer business, they made the choice to keep it firmly rooted in Eugene, Oregon-forging lasting partnerships with American manufacturers to maintain the product’s high-quality standards.

As time goes on, the Tube Wringer family keeps growing, and their passion for the product fuels its enduring success. Customers from all corners of the globe praise their tube wringers, sharing heartwarming stories of decades-old units still performing flawlessly. One such case of this is when a bride-to-be reached out in regards to ordering a set of tube wringers for her bridal party. The company continues to receive letters and emails expressing admiration and gratitude, a testament to The Original Tube Wringer’s unwavering reliability.

The Original Tube Wringer community extends beyond satisfied customers to include creative visionaries who constantly surprise the team with innovative uses for the trusty tool. From efficiently extracting every morsel of meat from lobster claws to squeezing every last drop out of a tube of toothpaste to crimping wires and metal foil for sewing projects, the Tube Wringer continues to inspire ingenuity in every field.

Where We Hope To Go

With the passion for Tube Wringer running through their veins, the family looks forward to a bright and successful future. They remain committed to producing tube wringers of the highest quality, adhering to the exacting standards set by John Gill himself. Their dedication to excellence, combined with the innovative spirit of their customers, ensures The Original Tube Wringer will remain a staple in homes and studios worldwide for years to come.

The Original Tube Wringer’s journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. From its humble beginnings in Oregon to global acclaim, this ingenious product has transformed the way we save resources and maximize every tube. 

As they continue to innovate and inspire, The Original Tube Wringer remains a symbol of efficiency, durability, and innovation. So, if you’re ready to unlock the true potential of every tube in your life, join the Tube Wringer family today – where every drop counts!

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