Founded in 1916, Smith Equipment Manufacturing is one of the leading manufacturers of oxy-fuel cutting, welding and brazing equipment and specialty gas regulators. The company offers a wide range of products, such as cutting torches, gas regulators and replacement gauges. It serves various industries, including construction, steel fabrication, ship building, maintenance, jewelry, heating ventilation and air conditioning and general industries. The company offers various other products, such as gas mixing devices, aircraft pitot tubes and specialty gas mixers. Smith Equipment Manufacturing is headquartered in Watertown, S.D. The company is a division of Illinois Tool Works, a multinational manufacturer of highly engineered components, assemblies and systems.