Huth's HistoryBefore Jerry Huth developed the first automotive pipe bender in the 1950s, fitting exhaust pipes was a difficult job that was beyond the means of many shops. Mechanics had to cut and weld pipe sections, making small bends manually. By 1958, Huth had developed the first prototype of the portable pipe bender. Soon, Huth was supplying benders to shops across the country. Huth Benders continue to lead the field more than 50 years later due to ongoing research and development, a strong commitment to quality, and a responsiveness to the needs of a changing industry.The value of portable, affordable tube and pipe benders was quickly evident when Huth first introduced them. With the increased number and variety of cars on the road in the last 50 years, that need has increased. With a Huth bender, it's not necessary to keep a variety of pre-bent pipes in inventory. With a few sizes of straight tubing on hand, you can quickly bend pipes for thousands of applications. You increase your profit margin and your customers don't have to wait for pre-bent pipes to be delivered.